James L Goodwin Conservation Center,
Hampton, CT: Seasonal Horticulturist
Description: A Seasonal Horticulturist position is available at the James L. Goodwin Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd, Hampton, beginning May 2017. If you enjoy working outdoors, can work independently and are highly motivated and organized, this position would be of interest to you.
Duties: Performs work related to the gardens and grounds of James L. Goodwin Conservation Center including, but not limited to, garden maintenance, weeding, planting, garden design, educating and overseeing volunteers regarding garden maintenance, providing tours and assisting with interpretive signage in the gardens. Use of equipment such as tractors and weed whackers. This position is primarily outdoors and may require work in adverse weather conditions and some heavy lifting.
Qualifications: Preferred candidate should have a good working knowledge of horticulture, native plant propagation, and garden design and maintenance. Ability to work as part of a team, experience working with volunteers and the public are preferred.
Minimum Age: 18
Special Requirements: Required to possess a valid motor vehicle operatorís license.
Rate of Pay: Pay rate starts at $10.10 per hour. Position is 6 months in duration and has a 15 hour work week.
Hours: Schedule to be determined. Some weekend work is required.
To Apply: Please submit a seasonal application, letter of interest and resume to:
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
23 Potter Rd
Hampton, CT 06247