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Tyler Arboretum-Seasonal Mower-Fri, 03/29/2019 - 1:25pm

Seasonal Mower


Tyler Arboretum
515 Painter Road
Media , PA 19063

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Job Description 

Seasonal Mower: Seasonal. Part-time. Reports to Director of Horticulture.
Position Description:
Assist in caring out the mission of Tyler Arboretum through all aspects of grounds maintenance, events and building maintenance to the highest levels.

Reporting to the Arboretum Manager, the Seasonal Mower will be responsible for the maintenance of the turf areas through out the collections and in the natural areas, including trails. Additional responsibilities include equipment cleaning and maintenance. Must be comfortable using several types of mowers for long periods of time, string-trimming, and other horticultural tasks as assigned.

About Tyler
Tyler Arboretum, a public garden in the Philadelphia suburbs, covers 650 acres of renowned plant collections, champion trees, historic buildings, with 17 miles of hiking trails through woodlands, wetlands, and meadows. Tyler offers workshops, classes, and tours for adults and children throughout the year.

Duties & Responsibilities 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
-Maintain turf, trails and natural areas in excellent horticultural and aesthetic condition.
-Responsible for the maintenance of all grounds maintenance equipment and support tools.
-Other duties as assigned.
-1-3 years working experience

Education and Experience 

Valid State issued motor vehicle operator's license and insurability
Work Environment
-General work on the Arboretum’s grounds
-Requires frequent and prolonged equipment use, standing, walking, bending, kneeling, pulling, twisting and climbing.
-Must be able to frequently lift up to 50 pounds
-Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions

Application Instructions 

Please send cover letter and resume to Mike Karkowski, References will be requested following initial interview. Tyler Arboretum~ 515 Painter Road ~ Media, PA 19063

Full Name 
Mike Karkowski