Horticulture Assistant

Position Title: Horticulture Assistant

Position Category: Administration & Operations (30 hours/year service requirement)

Purpose:

To support the horticulture staff with the maintenance of planted horticultural exhibits across its 53 acres.

Duties:

  • Clock in/out for every shift
  • Report to designated supervisor at the beginning of the shift
  • Work side by side with horticulture staff performing tasks such as weeding, mulching, planting, cutting back plants and grasses, and general maintenance of gardens, planted areas, and exhibits

Prerequisite Service: Entry Level (0+ Hours)

Qualifications:

  • Must complete general zoo orientation with Volunteer Department before scheduling first shift
  • Complete on-the-job training of duties listed
  • Must complete at least one Horticulture shift every 2 months

Supervisors:

  • Volunteer Programs Staff
  • Horticulture Staff
  • Human Resources Manager