Seasonal Grower Posted Mar 27
Phipps Conservatory , Pittsburgh, PA
 
Seasonal Grower, Edible Gardens
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Esteemed as the Green Heart of Pittsburgh and one of the world’s greenest public gardens, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is empowered by its mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse.

Phipps is seeking a temporary Seasonal Grower to maintain and care for plants in the Conservatory and gardens, focusing on edible garden spaces. Duties will include watering, weeding, fertilizing, pruning and deadheading, as well as assistance with production, installation and harvesting. The Seasonal Grower will work in all edible areas of the Conservatory using a variety of methods, including hydroponics.

The temporary Seasonal Grower position lasts for 6 months beginning in Spring 2017. A bachelor's degree in horticulture or plant-related field or equivalent experience preferred, along with knowledge and practice of highest industry standards of plant production. Must be able to work independently and interact graciously with the general public.

Qualified candidates should email a resume, cover letter and salary history to hr@phipps.conservatory.org or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. No telephone calls, please.

For more information about Phipps, please visit our website: www.phipps.conservatory.org.

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is an equal opportunity employer.


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