Horticulture and Horticulture/Landscape Apprentices position available.
The Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has three (3) vacancies for experienced dedicated Urban Foresters to promote, manage, and protect Arlington County’s environmental urban forestry initiatives and programs. These professionals will work collaboratively with a diverse staff and community. Additionally, they will have an opportunity to contribute their expertise to DPR’s continued success in receiving the Tree City USA Award from the National Arbor Day Foundation, a recognition for having a healthy and sustainable urban forestry program. Click on link for further details.
Gunston Hall is a small museum with a highly collaborative, energetic staff dedicated to the power of place, historical objects, and storytelling to create meaningful experiences for visitors of all ages. Continue reading Gunston Hall
Farmers Market Program Assistant
Location: Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VA 22312
Hours: 20 hours/week (not to exceed 900 hours per calendar year)
Wage: $13.00/hour Individuals in these positions are not eligible to receive health benefits, paid leave or holiday pay. Continue reading Green Spring Gardens
Environmental Enhancements, Inc. (www.eelandscaping.com), a leading landscape company located in Sterling, VA, is actively searching for an Account Manager to service our recurring book of business and achieve gross profit objectives through leadership and management of staff while meeting contractual commitments to customers in a timely, high quality manner. Continue reading Environmental Enhancements
Job Description: Garden & Landscape Technician
Oatlands Historic House and Gardens is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Established in 1804, the property includes 20 historic structures on 400 acres of grounds, including a 4.5-acre English style garden, and 8 miles of multi-purpose trails. Our goal is to give visitors world-class experiences in education, history, research, conservation and in the enjoyment of the natural northern Virginia landscape through numerous events.
Revenue is secured through donations and memberships, trail, grounds and house tours, events and weddings, educational and interpretation programs, Airbnb and annual rentals and a modest endowment. The combination of these revenue sources allows us to maintain the property and structures and tell its historic story. Continue reading Oatlands Historic House & Gardens
Mount Vernon Gardens and Landscape Part-time Summer 2021 Position
George Washington’s Mount Vernon has openings for a paid summer position that may have the potential of fulfilling an internship requirement for undergraduates in horticulture or related fields. This position offers practical, hands-on training to students interested in a career working in public and/or historic gardens or landscapes, as well as critical insight into the challenges that these spaces face. Candidates are expected to be dependable and highly motivated, and will have the opportunity to work alongside the gardeners in all areas of the Mount Vernon landscape, including the historic gardens and grounds, and the museum and Fred W. Smith Memorial Library landscapes. Exposure to adverse weather conditions such as heat and humidity is to be expected, as well as strenuous physical activity, (but we also find time for a few fun activities!). This position is for a 32-hour week for 15 weeks, from 6:30am-3:00pm, including one weekend day. Duties are as follows, but not limited to:
· Planting, fertilizing, watering, and staking annuals, vegetables, and perennials
· Weeding and mulching
· Assisting gardeners with pruning grapes and ornamental vines, shrubs, and fruit trees
· Dead-heading and seed collecting of perennials and annuals
· Harvesting produce
· Operating irrigation systems
· Using hand tools and operating mowers, string trimmers, and blowers
Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume by May 1st to: Leslie Bird, Historic Gardens and Landscape Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
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