18 days old

Seasonal Gardener

Denver Botanic Gardens
Littleton, CO 80123
  • Job Code
    117636601

Job Summary: Under general direction of the Horticulturist, maintains the ornamental gardens, turf and natural areas at Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms. Job includes but is not limited to mulching, weeding, watering, dead-heading, transplanting, and planting along with all other general maintenance tasks associated with gardens and natural areas.

Career Type: Seasonal, Full-time

Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or minimum three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to read and understand instructions, simple diagrams and schematics. Must be able to read and understand toxin labels. Must possess valid Colorado Drivers License. Must have some working knowledge of machinery (mowers, trimmers rototillers, and small engines). Three months experience in similar garden maintenance environment. Must be familiar with use of handheld tools.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Inspects, maintains, and conducts routine maintenance of gardens and natural areas at Chatfield Farms to reflect a high degree of horticultural care.
  • Ensures pathways and patios are accessible for visitors.
  • Performs horticultural care and maintenance work such as watering, weeding, trimming, pruning, dead-heading and minor repair of garden irrigation systems.
  • Maintains all decorative water features on a weekly basis

Other Job Duties:

  • Assists with preparation and presentation of Pumpkin Festival, Corn Maze, concerts, movies and other special events.
  • Works with all departments to assure highest quality experience for all Chatfield Farms visitors.
  • Provides courteous, accurate responses to inquiries from management, co-workers, volunteers, members and visitors.
  • Maintains satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workers and others.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution-oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

PI117636601

<p><strong>Job Summary:</strong> Under general direction of the Horticulturist, maintains the ornamental gardens, turf and natural areas at Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms. Job includes but is not limited to mulching, weeding, watering, dead-heading, transplanting, and planting along with all other general maintenance tasks associated with gardens and natural areas. </p> <p><strong>Career Type:</strong> Seasonal, Full-time</p> <p><strong>Education/Experience:</strong> High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or minimum three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to read and understand instructions, simple diagrams and schematics. Must be able to read and understand toxin labels. Must possess valid Colorado Drivers License. Must have some working knowledge of machinery (mowers, trimmers rototillers, and small engines). Three months experience in similar garden maintenance environment. Must be familiar with use of handheld tools. </p> <p><strong>Essential Job Duties:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Inspects, maintains, and conducts routine maintenance of gardens and natural areas at Chatfield Farms to reflect a high degree of horticultural care.</li> <li>Ensures pathways and patios are accessible for visitors.</li> <li>Performs horticultural care and maintenance work such as watering, weeding, trimming, pruning, dead-heading and minor repair of garden irrigation systems. </li> <li>Maintains all decorative water features on a weekly basis</li> </ul> <p><strong>Other Job Duties: </strong></p> <ul> <li>Assists with preparation and presentation of Pumpkin Festival, Corn Maze, concerts, movies and other special events.</li> <li>Works with all departments to assure highest quality experience for all Chatfield Farms visitors.</li> <li>Provides courteous, accurate responses to inquiries from management, co-workers, volunteers, members and visitors.</li> <li>Maintains satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workers and others.</li> <li>Maintains a positive, helpful and solution-oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.</li> <li>Performs other duties as requested by management.</li> </ul> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/ygQmDNT6V16NIkAdF6ZEn"> <p>PI117636601</p>
Posted: 2020-01-31 Expires: 2020-03-02

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Seasonal Gardener

Denver Botanic Gardens
Littleton, CO 80123

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