Part time, non-benefitted position (temporary)
$7.25 to $9.50 an hour - some weekend work required
The Horticulture Department at Red Butte Garden is looking for seasonal gardeners who have a passion for gardening and working outdoors. We strongly prefer people who can commit to 16-29 hrs/wk beginning early March, understand the physical commitment required for gardening, and are able to work in a variety of weather conditions and temperature extremes.
Exact duties vary depending upon assigned team.
Outdoor Garden: weeding, mulching, planting, deadheading, pruning, watering, fertilization, pest control, trash removal, sweeping, event support, etc.
Natural Area: same as above, also trail maintenance and noxious weed removal, etc.
Greenhouse: indoor plant displays, outdoor seasonal displays, and plant production, including watering, seeding, transplanting, weeding, deadheading, pruning, fertilization, pest control, sweeping, event support, etc.
Irrigation/Lawns/Equipment: push mowing, weedeating, trash removal, irrigation system repairs, sweeping, event support, etc.
A passion for gardening and working with plants, valid US drivers license, commitment to work 16-29 hrs/wk beginning early March, proven written and oral communication skills, commitment to provide excellent customer service and ability to work cooperatively with others, understand the physical commitment required for gardening and working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions and temperature extremes, and be at least 18 years of age (University requirement for operating motorized equipment).
Previous related education and/or experience is preferred, but not required.