Dunbarton Oaks, located in Washington D.C. and trustee for Harvard University, is looking for an experienced seasonal gardener! They’re looking to fill a full-time, term position not to exceed six months. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in working at Dumbarton Oaks, or wishing to gain additional experience in historic landscape gardening. While this position is limited to a six-month term, this candidate could be a strong internal candidate for future permanent gardening positions. So if you’re looking to dip your toes in the water, or looking for a summer job between semesters, this could be the position for you! This position is also eligible to be utilized for HRT 297 Cooperative Education credit if you still need to it fulfill your graduation requirements!
Looking to flex your horticulture muscles this summer? There is a local opportunity from a homeowner who would like assistance during the summer and you could be the amazing individual that helps! It’s a part-time position, soo good for those who may be taking summer classes or have another job. This position could also be used to satisfy your HRT 297 Cooperative Education requirements, so if you’re still looking to fulfill that credit, don’t hesitate to apply!
If you’re interested, please send an email with your resume to:
Or call the homeowner for more details at 703-615-7092
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”