Category Archives: Jobs

Career Connection

8 Jobs and 2 Internships Available

Career Connection gives students and alumni the ability to search hundreds of current job and internship opportunities in the region and nationally.  Most jobs are posted to Northern Virginia Community College directly by employers who want to recruit at NOVA.  On the student home page, students and alumni are given job and internship recommendations based on their career interest and academic profile. Job and internship opportunities are also found through a targeted searches based on Position Type, Job Function, Location, and more. Students and alumni also have the option to search an external job board. This external job board also includes jobs from all across the world and are vetted by Symplicity.

Click on link for further details of opportunities and to apply.

https://nvcc-csm.symplicity.com/students/jobboard/d5259c384c5ed7b97d81b3f3296b2428

 

Green Spring Gardens

Positions Open: Grounds Keeper ELT-FCPA-21033, Gardener ELT-FCPA-21028

Green Spring Gardens is a must-visit park, a year-round gold mine of information and inspiration for the home gardener. It’s an outdoor classroom, a museum, and a national historic site. Its mission is to connect the community to natural and cultural resources through horticulture, education, and stewardship.
The park has a wooded stream valley with ponds, a naturalistic native plant garden, more than 20 thematic demonstration gardens, a greenhouse, a plant shop, two gift shops, a historic house, and a horticulture reference library. The gardens and educational programs focus on practical landscaping and gardening techniques that are appropriate for the Washington metro area. Click on link to apply.

https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/hr/non-merit-misc-parks-and-rec

Inside Out Landscape Design (Central Kentucky)

At Inside Out Landscape Design, it is more than a landscaping job: we love enriching people’s lives by creating beautiful outdoor spaces they can enjoy with their friends and family. We bring our expert
knowledge of area horticulture, design, construction, sustainability, and more together in a proven process that focuses on clear communication, professional service, and customer satisfaction. With sustainable landscaping practices, including the use of responsible drainage systems and the planting of Kentucky native species and pollinator-friendly plants, we create low-maintenance spaces and preserve the land for future generations. If this sounds like something you’d like to be a part of, please keep reading about the landscaping jobs we have available! Continue reading Inside Out Landscape Design (Central Kentucky)

Wheat’s Landscaping

Wheat’s has an immediate opening for an experienced Landscape and Construction Project Manager in the Landscape Design & Construction division. This is a leadership field position supervising multiple landscape construction projects and is responsible for ensuring the highest quality construction and landscape services in the industry. This position coordinates with the Operations and Sales teams to organize and execute on installation plans, ensuring happy clients and team members. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written are a must. Candidate must possess a valid Driver’s License with an excellent driving record. Candidate must enjoy construction management in a collaborative and friendly work environment.

https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=wheat%27s&l=vienna%2C%20va&vjk=db4953761c939c2c&advn=6597301750974660

Oakton Gardener

Permanent part time gardener needed immediately, up to 20 hours per week seasonal (April to November). We are very flexible with scheduling. 
We have extensive, varied and interesting landscaping in our home in Oakton about half of an acre that includes: perennial beds, shrub & tree beds, specimen trees, a few fruit trees and some natural woods. We have lovingly designed our gardens which are now mature and prefer to give them knowledgeable, tender loving, individualized attention and care.

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Fairfax County Urban Forest Management Division

Duties: Participate in field surveys to collect data pertaining to forest pests such as EAB, spotted lanternfly, and others. Implement forest pest treatment activities in assigned areas including tree injections. Use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications to record the position of forest pests and other natural resources. Participate in activities associated with tree planting. Assess sites to identify planting locations. Plant trees, often with Fairfax County K-12 students. Perform basic tree maintenance to include mulching, watering, and pruning. Continue reading Fairfax County Urban Forest Management Division