• Title

  • Seasonal Gardener

    Strawbery Banke Museum
    Job Description
    The Seasonal Gardener maintains period and teaching gardens, interpreting four centuries of garden and landscape history. The position involves engaging with the general public in a museum/historic/cultural landscape with a focus on garden preservation and maintenance.
     
    The part-time, seasonal schedule is 7.5 hours on Sundays, from May through October. Occasional evening and other hours may be required for special events.
     
    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Garden and landscape preservation and maintenance, physical labor, plant identification, and cultivation work
    • Public speaking and interpretation, including garden tours
    • Assist with the organization of roleplayers, interns, and volunteers
    • Use historic/museum and modern horticultural practices while working independently
    • Adhere closely to a seasonal/weekly work plan, and follow through with diverse tasks
     
    Qualifications:
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Experience and education in horticulture, botany, farming, or related field
    • Enthusiasm and passion for community outreach, education, gardening, and garden/landscape preservation
    • Physically fit, able to work outdoors for long periods of time in all weather conditions, and lift up to 50 lbs.
     
    To apply, send cover letter and resume to:
    Erik Wochholz
    horticulture@strawberybanke.org

     
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