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Category: Horticulture

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Tucson, AZ

Posted: Friday, July 5, 2013

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum - Horticulturist Job Opening


The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s Botany department is seeking a new horticulturist. This full-time position is responsible for the installation, care and maintenance of plants and landscape features within exhibits and throughout Museum grounds and for providing botanical interpretation to visitors including the public.


Minimum requirements for this position include a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of plant taxonomy and Sonoran Desert region flora is desirable. Must be in excellent physical condition and able to occasionally lift or move more than 100 pounds. Ability to work weekends and holidays, as needed. Valid Arizona driver's license and satisfactory driving record required. The Museum is a drug and alcohol free workplace and participates in E-Verify. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


To view a more complete description and list of requirements; and to apply for this position, please visit the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s job page at:


This position was opened on July 3, 2013 and will remain open until filled.


A little more about ASDM: Located in Tucson Mountain Park, just outside of Saguaro National Park (West), the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden. Exhibits recreate the natural landscape of the Sonoran Desert Region. Within the Museum grounds there are more than 300 animal species and 1,200 kinds of plants. There are almost 2 miles of paths traversing 21 acres of beautiful desert.  We are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and are a member of the American Public Gardens Association and the American Association of Museums.


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