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Seasonal Gardener, Horticulture Operations (6-Month Term Appointment)

Location: Jamaica Plain, MA
Salary: 21.00

This Seasonal Gardener (Horticulture Operations) position is a six-month term appointment. The successful candidates will join the Arboretum’s Horticulture Department in the stewardship of one of the finest and most significant woody plant collections in North America. The Seasonal Gardeners work alongside the Arboretum’s team of Horticulturists responsible for holistic care of their assigned collection and landscape areas. Seasonal Gardeners assist with such tasks including the execution of IPM practices, transplanting, pruning, weed management, mulching and composting, lawn maintenance and establishment, leaf clean-up, watering, invasive species management, and various types of landscape maintenance and collection renovation projects. The Arboretum seeks a dynamic and diverse group of individuals to fill seasonal positions. Hourly wage: $21.00. Benefits Eligible Position. 

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates MUST meet the following basic qualifications in order to be considered for this role:

A minimum of one (1) year of experience in the field of horticulture, landscaping, or a related field is required Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and acquire a D.O.T. Medical Examiner’s Certificate as part of the pre-hiring process.

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Employer Info

125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, 02130


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