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San Diego Botanic Garden-Gardener-Tue, 11/05/2019 - 5:24pm



San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Drive Encinitas
Encinitas , CA 92024

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Job Description 

San Diego Botanic Garden has an opening for one full-time Gardener. This positon requires weekend availability and occasional evening shifts with an hourly rate beginning at $15.00. The incumbent will report to the Horticulture Manager. This position is responsible for performing activities related to the care and maintenance of the gardens, landscape and grounds.

Duties & Responsibilities 

• Perform all needed horticultural activities, including but not limited to: planting, pruning, fertilizing, watering, weeding, mulching, and pesticide applications, pest control and garden cleanup.
• Operate and maintain hand tools, power tools (chain saw, blower, lawnmower, and string trimmer), electric carts, tractors and other equipment.
• Assist with the maintenance and installation of irrigation systems.
• Assist with the care and maintenance of plants in the Garden nursery.
• Assist in the setup and take down of tables, chairs, and other equipment for classes, workshops, meetings and events, as needed.
• Assist with other SDBG activities and tasks when needed.

• Possess a general knowledge of plants and their culture.
• Ability to be a team player and work well with other staff and volunteers.
• Ability to be courteous and helpful to all garden visitors, at all times.

Education and Experience 

• College-level course work in horticulture and allied fields is preferred

Application Instructions 

To apply for an open position, please forward resume and letter of interest to

Full Name 
Jill Gardner