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General Information

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Job title: Part-time Gardener
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Job location: Mill Neck, New York, NY  11560 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 06/16/13
Job type: Part-Time
Compensation:
Job Category:Spacer ImageSeasonal Employment
Estate Gardeners/Gardeners
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Job Description


Job description:
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The John P. Humes Japanese Stroll Garden is a seven-acre gem of landscape design on the northern shore of Long Island in Mill Neck, New York. The garden is looking for a part-time gardener to help with a busy 2013 season.

Responsibilities include: garden maintenance (i.e. watering, weeding, planting, grooming, and building maintenance); assisting with tour and exhibit preparations; working with the garden’s director and full-time gardener, and volunteers; and interacting with garden members and the public.

Position starts in early spring and ends in late fall. A commitment of 24 hours per week is required including Friday and alternate weekends during the garden’s open season. Private tours are conducted on Thursday and Friday. Public tours alternate Saturdays start at 10:00 a.m. Open to the public Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., from April 27 through October 28, 2013.
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Job Requirements


Education, training, experience:
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Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to the field of horticulture. The garden is a labor intensive work environment only applicants who are prepared for this unique experience should apply.
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