Phipps is seeking a full-time Grower to maintain and care for plants in the Conservatory, greenhouses, and gardens, including watering, weeding, fertilizing, pruning, and deadheading. Duties will include maintaining conditions of permanent collections and outdoor plantings, as well as assistance with installation and teardown of flower shows and special exhibits. The Grower will assist the Horticulture staff with monitoring plant health and maintaining room conditions.
A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in horticulture or plant-related field is required, including experience with propagation and production. Must be able to work independently and interact graciously with the general public.
Qualified candidates should email a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. No telephone calls, please.