Gardener

GARDENER

Are you looking to be part of a dynamic team, while working in a beautiful setting? Ganna Walska Lotusland, renowned as a “top ten” garden of the world, seeks qualified, passionate candidates to join our team.

Work as a member of an experienced horticultural staff responsible for all aspects of the care and maintenance of a 37-acre botanical display garden. Plant collections include bromeliads, cacti, and other succulents, cycads, palm, ferns and water plants.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
• Plants, transplants, waters, prune and weeding to maintain standards of a public garden.
• Operates motor vehicles and garden equipment as appropriate to the position.
• Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies, promotes continuous
improvement of workplace safety and sustainable practices.
• Organize and work with volunteers and interns.
• Works independently and with other garden staff on crew projects.
• Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Experience/Education Required:
• High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities
specified.

Essential Requirements (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):
• Knowledge of horticulture methods and materials, landscaping and cultivation of trees and woody plants.
• Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
• Ability to perform grounds maintenance tasks.
• Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects.
• Ability to read, understand, follow and enforce safety procedures.
• Must possess valid California Driver’s License and reliable transportation as Lotusland is not accessible by
public transportation.

To apply, please send resume and two professional references to Ruth Mesnik at rmesnik@lotusland.org, No phone calls, please.

Job Type: Full-time

Lotusland will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Lotusland is an equal opportunity employer.

No phone calls, please!