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Part-time Gardener
Category: Horticulture


Myriad Botanical Gardens
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Part-time Gardener

Myriad Botanical Gardens

 

Type: Non-exempt

Job Summary:   Myriad Botanical Gardens is seeking a gardener who will assist with the overall maintenance of the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory and other tasks as directed by the Conservatory Specialist.

 

Key Responsibilities:

-Must have keen eye for garden detail in order to help maintain floriculture display.

-Must be able to perform general garden maintenance tasks such as proper watering, fertilizing, installing plants, weeding, mulching and maintain plant health including inspection for insect and disease and conducting the appropriate treatment.

-Must be able to follow all procedures and guidelines related to general safety, safely operating equipment and equipment maintenance.

 

Skills and Abilities Required

-Must be a “self-starter”

-Able to follow written and oral instructions and communicate well.

-Able to meet garden project completion schedules on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.

-Able to work well individually, as well as a member of a crew with other staff members or volunteers.

-Should be friendly, polite and service oriented.

 

Education/Work Experience Requirements

-Horticulture background preferred.

-General knowledge of health and safety requirements as it relates to gardening tasks and equipment.

 

To Apply:

A completed application (which can be found at http://oklahomacitybotanicalgardens.com/contact-us/job-opportunities/) or resume with references to: Myriad Gardens Foundation, ATTN: A. Elkins 301 West Reno OKC, OK 73102 or aelkins@myriadgardens.org.

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