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Entry Level Urban Forestry- Fairfax County Government Urban Forest Management – Forest Pest Branch

Are you looking to make your way into the exciting world of urban forestry, but afraid you don’t know where to start? Well luckily, Fairfax County is looking to hire entry-level urban foresters like you! This short-term position will give you the opportunity to learn more about integrated pest management in an urban environment! Integrated pest management on this level can look like invasive species trapping, tree treatments, and mapping of at-risk specimens! If this interests you, don’t hesitate to apply!

FP CoOp Fall 2023

If interested, please send your resume by email to by September 30, 2023

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Part Time Gardener- Local Homeowner

Whether you’re looking to help build your experience, more work, or some part-time fun, this part-time gardener position could be exactly what you need! A local Homeowner in Alexandria VA has asked NOVA Horticulture for our help with some work in her garden. If you think this would be a good fit for you, don’t hesitate to reach out, because I know the opportunity will go quick!  You could use this for your HRT 297 Cooperative education experience if you still need it!

Part Time Gardener- Alexandria VA

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Part Time Gardeners- Green Spring Garden

The fabulous Green Spring Garden that you know and love from Professor Dickson’s Plant ID courses, the same Green Spring Garden that is meticulously managed by a NOVA Horticulture Alumni, is looking to hire a part-time gardener! You’re in luck though! Not only are they hiring one part-time gardener, but they actually have 2 open part-time gardener positions! One is for 900 hours per year, which maths out to about 18 hours per week, and one for 1,560 hours per year, which maths out to about 30 hours a week. The pay and the positions are great especially if you’re still working your way through the program so do not hesitate to apply!

Green Spring_Part-time Gardener (both PT positions)

To apply: Send your resume to

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Gardener- Arlington County Government

Are you almost finished with your degree and looking for an industry-relevant job? A new full-time opportunity is available from Arlington County Parks and Natural Resources! They are looking to hire a full-time gardener to help develop outdoor spaces for community enjoyment! Duties will include maintenance and preservation of historic gardens and public parks and relaying your horticultural knowledge to staff and the public.
This opportunity won’t last long, especially since the posting closes tomorrow at midnight! So don’t wait to apply!

Gardener Arlington County 

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Flex Gardener- Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation

Great news! The Washington National Cathedral has one of the finest ornamental gardens in all of D.C., some might even the country, and they’re looking to hire a flex gardener to help maintain it! This position rotates throughout the gardens assisting zone gardeners as needed, so your days won’t always be the same. This is a full-time position, and includes winter work- so you won’t have to worry about seasonal layoffs! If this is calling your name, don’t hesitate to apply as these positions fill up quickly at this prestigious institution.

Flex Gardener WNC 2023

If you have any questions about the position, contact Adrienne Schopf at or the Horticulture Director Sandy Flowers

If you’d like to apply for this position Click HERE or copy and paste this address into your web browser

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Seasonal Gardener- Kinloch Farms

Are you still looking for a summer position? Are you interested in the wide world of estate gardening? Well then do I have an opportunity for you! Kinloch Farms located in the Plains, VA, is looking for a seasonal gardener! They are also starting to look for a full-time assistant gardener, so if you love the position, you might have the opportunity to stay year-round!

Seasonal Gardener- Kinloch Farms

Kinloch Farms includes a myriad of stylized gardens including, but not limited to, Italianate-styled gardens, walled medieval-style gardens, french inspired allees, kitchen gardens, and fresh-cut flower gardens!

If you’re interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to August B. Currier at  or call (571)594-8040 for more information

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NOVA Corps Currently Recruiting Student Interns

NOVA Corps, a paid student internship program through the Office of EMSS, is recruiting students to help prospective, new and current students start and finish strong at NOVA. The mission of NOVA Corps is to help NOVA students develop professional skills that will benefit them after college while also providing support to their peers.

General Description: Student interns will perform a variety of customer-service duties in support of educational programs.

Duties and tasks: Provide general information to students on a variety of programs, activities and procedures related to admissions, enrollment and college programs and activities. They work primarily in person (face to face), as well as through telephone, email and/or online chat. Information to be provided includes the application for admission, registration, general financial aid processes, assistance in navigating the student information system (SIS) and Canvas and assistance with campus tours, virtual lobby, new student orientation, etc. Full training is provided.

Essential functions: Provide courteous, friendly and knowledgeable service to students. Provide clear, consistent, up-to-date and accurate information. Attend team meetings, read emails and the College website and utilize current job aids.

Note: One-week on-site training located in Fairfax, Va. area is mandatory.


  • Gain valuable work experience
  • Develop leadership, communication, teamwork and problem-solving skills that prepare you for jobs after college
  • Help your peers start strong and succeed at NOVA
  • Paid internship: $18 per hour
  • Flexible part-time work schedule, 20 hours per week
  • Casual dress code with free NOVA t-shirts

Login to Career Connections to learn more and to access the NOVA Corps Student Internship application.

Nursery Associate- Earth Sangha

Are you passionate about native plants? Are you looking for an opportunity to advocate for native plants in the landscape?
Earth Sangha is looking for a nursery associate! In this position, you would help with conservation and propagation in their Wild Plant Nursery, which is the region’s largest local ecotype plant propagation effort! The nursery associates day to day responsibilities include the care and propagation of native plants, the overall organization of the Wild Plant Nursery, and working with plant passionate volunteers!

They’re looking to hire someone for this position to start this summer. It is a permanent part-time position that includes health insurance, retirement, and accrued paid time off with a salary of $18/hour.

Nursery Associate Listing

To apply, email Matt Bright at with a C.V. and, optionally, a cover letter

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Multiple Positions- WildWood Landscape

WildWood Landscape, one of Loudoun County’s best landscaping companies, is looking to fill multiple open positions! Whether you’re looking to flex your design muscles, your landscape construction and maintenance, or your small business management muscles, there’s an open position you should apply for! 

The open Junior Landscape Designer position would be perfect for a recent Landscape Design Specialization graduate, or a student close to graduation!

The open Landscape Designer position would be perfect for someone who already has a bachelor’s degree with an additional A.A.S. in Landscape Deisgn!

The open Landscape Foreman would be perfect for someone who is already in the landscape construction industry and looking to utilize their experience somewhere else!

The General Manager position would be great for someone looking to apply their business management and financial data analysis skills as a tenured leader!

Don’t hesitate to apply as these amazing opportunities won’t last long!