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Longwood Gardens-Turfgrass Technician-Tue, 09/12/2017 - 4:20pm

Turfgrass Technician


Longwood Gardens
P. O. Box 501
Kennett Square , PA 19348

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Job Description 

Longwood Gardens has an opening for a full time Turfgrass Technician on our Grounds team within our Horticulture Department. This position assists with the maintenance of all turfgrass areas on the property along with pesticide applications, sodding, seeding, aeration, and leaf and snow removal. This individual must be able to perform a full range of groundskeeping and horticultural duties, including the planting of woody and herbaceous plants, and mulching. Responsibilities include training and mentoring students and volunteers on practices required to maintain turfgrass at a high aesthetic level. The work schedule includes weekend, evening and holiday work.

Education and Experience 

The preferred candidate will have a two year degree in Turfgrass Management or related field or two years’ experience in groundskeeping, golf course or estate maintenance. Small equipment operator skills are required. Good organizational skills, a team approach, the ability to communicate and work effectively with a broad range of people and to complete work in a timely manner are required. Must have a valid driver’s license and have or be willing to obtain a Pennsylvania Pesticide Applicator’s license.

Application Instructions 

Please mail your resume with salary requirements to Longwood Gardens, Inc., Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 501, Kennett Square, PA 19348. FAX (610) 388-5495 or e-mail EOE