Thank you for your interest in employment with Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.
All employees of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens participate in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS). Full time, regular status employees are provided a generous benefit package. Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Attention: Human Resources Department
1777 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43203
Completes maintenance, documentation and improvement of plant collections and seasonal displays.
Develops and administers maintenance program, including irrigation, fertilization, pest and disease control, pruning, and planting.
Monitors, reports and treats pests, diseases, disorders and environmental concerns within Integrated Pest Management program
Assists with design, installation and removal of seasonal flower displays.
Performs garden maintenance duties as needed including weeding, trimming, mulching.
Interacts with general public, volunteers, employees, peer institutions by answering questions, developing fact sheets and leading tours and workshops
Researches and develops knowledge and identification of plant collection, specializing in assigned areas or collections.
Associates Degree or Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture, Greenhouse production or a related field
Minimum 2 years of experience in field, including experience in plant maintenance, plant identification, and pest and disease identification and treatments
Must be able to obtain a Ohio Certified Pesticide Applicator’s License within six months of employment
Valid Ohio Drivers license
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong knowledge of plant care, integrated pest management, fertilization techniques, pruning practices, and irrigation programs
Ability to operate department equipment
Ability to work with and lead volunteers/ interns at the Columbus Commons
Skill in public speaking, planning, and communication
Knowledge of basic software programs (Word, Excel and Windows)
This is a full time, hourly position in the Horticulture department, specifically working with the Columbus Commons partnership. Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements and apply by Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
Must be available to work days, evening, weekends and holidays.
Catering and line cook experience, the ability to work independently, excellent time management skills and great customer service skills.
Our food is made from scratch, therefore, having a great palate, the confidence to prepare foods without the use of a recipe, and ability to prepare delicious soups, sauces, and baked goods from scratch is a must.
GARDEN CAFE & CATERING OPPORTUNITIES
The Garden Café and Conservatory Catering seek associates who want to learn about and prepare local, healthy, sustainable foods in a unique environment. Come join our talented team. Learn and contribute to all aspects of this growing cafe/catering operation from the ground up.
Culinary experience preferred.
This position is 20-30 hours per week in the cafe with the bonus of additional hours in special event catering.
The Garden Cafe is also looking for experienced on-call servers for several upcoming events. Please specify which position interests you when applying.
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is an equal opportunity employer.