Gardener / Horticulturist
Kalamazoo Garden Design & Maintenance
Employment type: Internship
Job Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Application Deadline: April 1, 2014
Kalamazoo Garden Design & Maintenance, LLC. specializes in garden renovation and maintenance, with an emphasis on creative design and horticultural knowledge. We primarily serve within the boundaries of Kalamazoo County. Our goal is provide personalized service while creating beautiful outdoor living spaces for our clients.
The full-time position offers practical work experience in horticulture, business management, and landscape architecture and design. Interns will work will include a wide variety of tasks including meeting with clients for consulting/design work, assisting in design work, implementation of designs, and maintaining established gardens. They will gain hands-on experience in pest management, fertilization, planting, pruning, mulching, irrigation repair, and more. They must be strong enough to move or lift heavy objects, be able work in all weather conditions, and operate small equipment.
Previous gardening experience and course work applying to the position is required. Applicant must be responsible, energetic, have a love of gardening.
Work begins in April and continues through to fall, or until school begins. Interns will be compensated from $11.00-$13.00 per hour, depending on experience and will expected to work 35-40 hours per week.
Resumes are due by Feb. 28th, 2014
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