Horticulture

Horticulture Department

Description: Assists permanent and part-time horticulture personnel with large and small projects. Performs some park landscaping projects with minimal supervision.

 

Duties:

  • Assists in keeping grounds well maintained and clearing paths and public areas of overgrowth, including debris-clearing after storms
  • Assists with major and minor landscaping projects
  • Assists with landscaping and restoration projects, using acceptable horticultural practices
  • Assists in removing non-native and invasive species of plants from all areas of the park, including working in animal exhibits

Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Neat and clean appearance
  • Ability to communicate with public and park staff in a polite, helpful and courteous manner
  • Ability to carry out written and oral directions
  • Able to work on various terrain and in all weather conditions

Commitment: Available to volunteer on a regular basis (four hours weekly is suggested)