Seasonal Garden & Landscape Assistant- with Internship Potential

Hiring Organization: Fair Lane: Home of Clara & Henry Ford
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: Dearborn, MI
Application Deadline: March 22, 2021

We are seeking seasonal employees to assist in all aspects of garden and landscape maintenance and restoration for a 17 acre historic site. 


  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Demonstrated interest and ability to work outdoor.
  • Previous experience in landscaping or gardening a plus, but not required;
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be able to exert force of up to 25 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally. The position involves frequent working on knees, reaching, crouching, and lifting; and using a lawn mower, blower, and string trimmer.
  • Autocad, GIS, Photoshop, and/or other computer design software experience a plus, but not required.

Work Schedule and Pay:

  • Typically Monday through Friday (up to 40 hours/week) May-August, with potential for earlier start date and later end date with flexible, reduced hours for students.
  • Pay of $13-$15/hour depending on experience.


  • Opportunity for position to support an academic internship with approval from the student’s educational institution, especially in Environmental Studies, Landscape Architecture, Horticulture, or similar field of study.

To Apply:

Contact Karen Marzonie via email to receive instructions on how to apply.

Karen Marzonie

Director of Landscapes

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