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Assistant Horticulturist
Category: Horticulture

Woodside, California

Salary: $49,539 - $50,503
Posted: Wednesday, June 5, 2013


Filoli is a 654 acre historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, located on the San Francisco Bay peninsula near Woodside, CA. Entry level position in a magnificent 16-acre formal garden. Strong commitment to achieving high horticultural standards is required along with a dedication to historic preservation. Must be capable of lifting 50 lbs., working outdoors, and operating a variety of power equipment. Manage and maintain turf, display beds, orchards, roses, trees/shrubs, natural areas, and irrigation systems. Ability to apply pesticides. Work with volunteers and interns, teach classes and support fund raising events. Degree in horticulture preferred. Valid Ca. Qualified Pest Applicator’s Certificate and Ca. Driver’s License required within 6 months.

Salary range: starting step 1 $40,539 to step 5 $50,503. Benefits: medical, dental, and life insurance, matching 401(k) plan.

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How to Apply:

- Resume outlining work experience, formal education, and special qualifications/skills.

- Cover letter

- Three letters of recommendation

Materials can be emailed (preferred) to or mailed to: Filoli 86 Canada Rd. Woodside, CA 94062 Attn.: Manager of Horticultural Operations

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