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Posted: 02/15/2017

Employer
Arnold Arboretum at Harvard University


Position
Several Positions Available
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Boston, MA
Uni
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Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

Boston, MA

https://www.arboretum.harvard.edu/about/employment/

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University seeks skilled horticulture and arboriculture professionals and students to join the Arboretum's Horticulture Department in the stewardship of one of the finest and most significant woody plant collections in North America.

The following permanent and seasonal positions and internship are currently open:

FULL-TIME, PERMANENT POSITIONS

Horticultural Technologist

Horticultural Technologists are responsible for the full scope of collections care and landscape maintenance tasks within assigned zones. Responsibilities include planning and execution of IPM practices, transplanting, pruning, watering, weed management, mulching and composting, lawn maintenance and establishment, leaf clean-up, invasive species management, equipment operation, landscape maintenance and collection renovation projects, and other assignments as part of the full horticulture operation. In addition, horticulture staff members support the Arboretum's longstanding internship training programs through development and instruction of courses, hands-on training, and mentorship. Hourly Wage: $30.38. Full-time, Permanent, Benefits Eligible Position.

SEASONAL POSITIONS

Seasonal Arborist

The Seasonal Arborist position is a term appointment up to six-months in duration with flexible start dates through spring and early summer. The Seasonal Arborist works alongside fellow members of the Arboretum's Arborist Team responsible for structural and maintenance pruning across the collections, large-scale plant removals, hazard tree assessments and corrective pruning measures, IPM practices, and other tasks as part of the full horticultural operation. Applicants should have some experience in urban forestry or arboriculture and a basic working knowledge of aerial tree care, i.e., climbing and lifts. There is one (1) Seasonal Arborist position available for the 2017 growing season. Hourly wage: $19.52. Benefits Eligible Position.

Seasonal Gardener (Horticulture Operations)

The Seasonal Gardener (Horticulture Operations) position is a term appointment up to six-months in duration with flexible start dates through spring and early summer. 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 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. There are two (2) Seasonal Gardener (Horticulture Operations) positions available for the 2017 growing season. Hourly wage: $19.52. Benefits Eligible Position.

Seasonal Gardener (Landscape Operations)

The Seasonal Gardener (Landscape Operations) position is a term appointment up to six-months in duration with flexible start dates through spring and early summer. The Seasonal Gardeners work alongside fellow members of the Arboretum's Landscape Operations Team responsible for implementation of the institutions mowing operations and aspects of its soils health program, management of irrigation and drainage systems, and other landscape maintenance and construction tasks as needed. There are two (2) Seasonal Gardener (Landscape Operations) positions available for the 2017 growing season. Hourly wage: $19.52. Benefits Eligible Position.

For more information and to apply please visit: https://www.arboretum.harvard.edu/about/employment/

 

For a further description, please visit the employment web page .


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