Seasonal Gardener- Tudor Place

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Position Description Seasonal Gardener 2021

TITLE: Seasonal Gardener
REPORTS TO: Director of Buildings, Gardens & Grounds
CLASSIFICATION: Hourly, Non-Exempt, Part-Time, Seasonal

Tudor Place Historic House & Garden seeks a part-time Seasonal Gardener. This position supports the Buildings, Gardens & Grounds department in the horticultural maintenance of our 5 ½ acre historic site. The landscape, which contains an old-growth woodland, a formal garden, a native pollinator garden and naturalistic plantings, is guided by a conservation easement. This position is ideal for an energetic person with a sunny disposition who can work independently and collaborate with colleagues in a small team.

• Assist with garden maintenance (including weeding, mulching, watering, raking, edging, deadheading, planting and pruning)
• Operate a variety of motorized equipment using safety best practices
• Assist with care of nursery and greenhouse
• Work with garden volunteers
• Perform other duties as assigned

• High school diploma or equivalent

• Knowledge of basic horticultural techniques, including plant care, weed removal and landscape maintenance
• Ability to communicate effectively and solve problems creatively
• Ability to work closely with colleagues on team projects
• Ability to work independently
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and ability to use Microsoft Teams
• The physical requirements of this position are classified as medium work (exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and /or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/ or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects)
• This position requires climbing (stairs, ladders), stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing or walking for extended periods, pushing/pulling, lifting, grasping, visual acuity, keen spatial awareness, the ability to move within constricted spaces and the ability to safely traverse uneven surfaces
• Ability to work in a range of environmental conditions

The regular work schedule is approximately 21 hours per week, 7 a.m.—3 p.m., between Monday and Friday. This position is expected to run from mid-February through October.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Compensation is based on experience. Salary range starts at $16/hour.
Tudor Place provides excellent benefits to employees, including paid leave, paid holidays, free on-site parking, and a staff Museum Shop discount for all employees; life insurance and medical benefits are available to full-time employees.

TO APPLY: Please email Helen Hubbard-Davis, Director of Finance & Administration, at with resume and cover letter. Please include ‘SEASONAL GARDENER’ in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Tudor Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer