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General Information

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Job title: Seasonal Gardener
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Job location: Short Hills, NJ  07078 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 03/06/14
Job type: Seasonal
Compensation: -This is a temporary full time position from May through October.
-37.5 hour per week, including weekends, holidays, and overtime, as needed.
-$12.50 per hour.
Job Category:Spacer ImageBotanical Gardens
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Job Description


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-Assist with horticultural activities and general maintenance work, including soil cultivation, digging, mulching, watering, mowing, raking, weeding, edging, pruning, seed sowing, bed preparation, planting, and caring for existing gardens.
-Hand water and monitor irrigation of plantings.
-Operate small hand tools and power machinery.
-Ensure all equipment is secured and well-maintained.
-General clean-up of garden beds and paths.
-Perform other general tasks as assigned by the Manager of Horticulture or other full time staff.
-Assist with volunteer events and educational activities, as needed.
-Must be at least 18 years of age.
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Job Requirements


Education, training, experience:
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Required Qualifications
Two or more years of horticulture experience or degree in horticulture and/or related field. Experience with landscape maintenance equipment, including stick shift vehicles and other machinery (ATV, tractor, chippers, mowers, weed whackers, sprayers, pickup trucks, etc.). Ability to perform heavy, physical labor (lift 75 lbs) on a daily basis in all weather conditions. Ability to work independently, with others, and possess strong communication skills. Valid Driver’s License.
Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of plant material, including turf; weed identification and management skills; plant diseases and pests, as well as IPM strategies; irrigation systems.
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