Meadowlark Botanical Gardens is looking for a new Horticulturist! The Horticulturist is responsible for performing skilled gardening and landscape work and is involved with the operation of the greenhouse/ propagation. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Botanical Gardens Manager and/or the Horticultural Specialist, with moderate latitude for independent judgment and action. Annual performance goals will be set for the Horticulturist.
Dumbarton Oaks in Washington DC is looking for a Temporary Seasonal Gardener. As a temporary summer gardener, you will assist in the general maintenance of the Dumbarton Oaks gardens and grounds. Actively participates in the daily care and maintenance of this historic 16-acre property including 10 acres of formal gardens and terraces. Works under the general supervision of the garden director, and the direct guidance of Foreperson and Crew Leaders. Works alongside gardeners, interns, and volunteers within the assigned crew, with particular responsibility for the maintenance duties pertaining to the crews’ designated sections of the gardens
This position remains open until filled. Candidates should submit their resumes to: HumanResources@doaks.org
Please use the email subject line “Temporary Summer Gardener”
Join us on Thursday, March 2nd from 4 to 6 pm in the HEC Event Room at NOVA Loudoun Campus! We will feature 19 employers from around the DMV in the ever-expanding field of horticulture!
An excellent opportunity just came across my desk and I had to share! The Architect of the Capitol is hiring a gardener! You might be asking yourself, well what does this mean? Well, The Capitol Grounds and Arboretum is responsible for preserving and maintaining acres of landscape across Capitol Hill including plantings and infrastructure. The Gardener performs gardening tasks in support of the overall efficiency and effectiveness in the maintenance of the Capitol Grounds. So that means you, yes you!, could be helping preserve the beauty of our nation’s capitol’s most iconic government areas.
If this interests you, please don’t hesitate to apply! The position posting closes on February 10th!
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Did you fall in love with IPM during HRT 207 Plant Pest Management? Or are you currently in the class and getting the itch to start taking care of some creepy crawlies? Environmental Enhancements, located in Sterling, is looking to hire TWO! that’s right! TWO IPM Technicians! So if you’re looking to get your start in the industry, or you’re still looking for a position to fulfill your cooperative education requirement, look no further!
EE – IPM Technician
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Are you looking to make a difference in your position? are you neurodiverse? If you are, take a look at these positions that came in from Legacy Farms located outside of Leesburg, VA.
Legacy Farms is a 501(c)3 non-profit with gardens on the grounds of Temple Hall Farm Regional Park and Fabbioli Cellars, just outside of Leesburg. Our neurodiverse team of staff, mentors, and apprentices grow and deliver herbs, flowers, and vegetables to area businesses, CSA customers, and food pantries. The nonprofit offers a vocational training program for neurodivergent individuals ages 16 and up, focused on mentoring job skills, increased self-awareness, and personal development. Legacy Farms is launching a profit-focused flower business based on its two-year track record of delivering a robust floral CSA called Legacy Blooms. The objective of this floral business, over time, will be to generate revenue sufficient to self-fund the nonprofit’s vocational training programs and goals for supporting neurodiversity.
Legacy Farms – Assistant Farm Program Manager Job Description – Part-time – 2023
Legacy Farms – Farmer_Gardener Job Description – Part-time – 2023
Legacy Farms – Mentor Job Description 2023
3 – Legacy Farms – Bouquet Production Assistant Job Description – 2023
Are you looking for some part-time work to gain experience or extra cash? Want to work at a NOVA Horticulture Technology Alumni business? If you said yes to either of those statements, then I have the opportunity for you!
NOVA Horticulture Alumni Maraea Harris started her own business called Metro Gardenworks and needs your help as a part-time gardener!
Hours are variable and somewhat seasonal but range from 8-15 hours a week but could be more during the busier spring/summer season. There are fewer hours in winter but unless it is raining or there is snow on the ground, there is still work that can be done. Hours may be able to be tailored around school/child care schedules. Pay is $18/hr with tools and uniform needs provided. You will need to provide transportation to and from the job site. Many sites are in the Reston/Vienna area and others in the DC/Arlington/Alexandria area.
Interested candidates please send an email to Maraea at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Pohick Bay Regional Park, located in Lorton Virginia, a park of the NOVA Parks system, is looking for a new assistant manager for their beautiful scenic park! A unique location offering adventure on both land and water, Pohick bay is a local fan favorite. With boating, fishing, and hiking opportunities all around the park, it’s sure to never have a dull day! If hearing this makes you want to be a part of their growing team, then don’t hesitate to apply!
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Have you fallen in love with Green Springs Gardens during one of Sue’s plant ID Courses? Did you wish you could help maintain the beauty of such an important park? Well now is your chance to do so! Green Springs Garden is looking to fill the position of a Horticultural Technician!
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Did you fall in love with the beauty of Meadowlark Botanical Gardens during one of Professor Dickson’s plant iD courses? Are you looking for some formal garden experience in one of the best-hidden gems of northern Virginia? What about a garden that focuses on native plantings, restorative plantings, and ecologically sound horticultural practices? If you answered yes to any of these, then the Garden Specialist position at Meadowlark Botanical Garden would be perfect for you!
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