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CAREERS

Seasonal
Part-Time Winter Grounds Crew Member
General grounds work in a public garden environment. Work may include snow removal, mowing, weeding, planting, pruning, pathway cleaning, and other tasks, under the direction of a supervisor. Responsible for completing assigned work properly and efficiently. Comply with weekly employee work schedules. Other duties may be assigned.

Requirements:

High School graduate. Experience working with public preferred. Valid driver’s license required. Qualified candidate must be able to operate hand tools and power equipment; including the operation of backpack blowers and medium to heavy snow removal equipment.  The ability to perform manual labor under varying weather conditions is required. Experience opening/closing a business is a plus.    View Full Job Description (pdf)     Download Application (pdf)

Seasonal
Plant Records Internship
The plant records intern will work under the supervision of the curator to inventory the plant collection of The Dow Gardens. Responsibilities will include mapping new plantings in Whiting Forest and remapping the existing plant collection into ArcGIS. Updating records, as needed, in our plant database, BG-Base, as well as ensuring proper labeling standards are being met. This is a minimum 12 week, paid internship. Housing is available if needed.

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Seasonal
Horticultural Internship
The horticultural internship program will be an enhancement of real-world horticultural skills, hands-on training and exposure to all aspects of work associated in a public garden. The intern will have the opportunity to rotate through full time staff assisting with a wide variety of garden and event tasks. They will also complete a special project or enroll with a certain educational focus. Before departure, a presentation of their developed skills and knowledge will be presented to our staff. The interns will be provided with pay and housing

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