Thursday, May 13, 2010

Job Listing


Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Planting and maintaining a variety of woody and herbaceous plants, pruning, deadheading, weeding, mulching, planting, transplanting, dividing perennials, watering, fertilizing, hauling brush, mowing, raking, pest control, installing and removing deer fencing and the use of deer repellent; and the use of herbicides to control invasive plants.

Working Conditions:
Work outdoors in all types of weather conditions
Work in and around poison ivy and poison sumac, shallow water, mud and brush
Work around stinging insects
Requirements of the position include:
Experienced gardeners preferred
Experienced equipment operators for tractor and fine turf mowing and string line trimming preferred
Use of hand pruners, loppers, hand saws and backpack sprayers
Application of herbicides and deer repellent
Able to work independently and within small work teams
Good interpersonal skills
Attention to detail
Operation and routine maintenance of power equipment
Valid driver’s license

Essential Elements of the position with or without reasonable accommodation:
Perform required tasks in all weather conditions
Good vision and hearing
Ability to understand basic instructions using the English language
Hand and arm dexterity
Walking and working on wet, uneven, slippery terrain
Occasionally lifting and carrying of up to 50 pounds
Kneeling, bending, stooping, grabbing and reaching
Climbing ladders
Work with and around herbicides and deer repellent

Applications are available or résumés can be left at the Cooper Administration Building of The Holden Arboretum located at 9500 Sperry Road in Kirtland, Ohio 44094. Resumes can also be emailed to resumes@holdenarb.org

All correspondence for this position should refer to Job No. 2010-10 visit http://www.holdenarb.org/workwithus/openpositions.asp for full details.

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