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The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is a historic public garden and educational institution. It promotes an understanding of the relationship between plants, people and place through programs that integrate science, art and the humanities.
Description: The Morris Arboretum is looking for industrious, part-time seasonal gardeners to assist with a broad range of garden maintenance tasks. This position frequently requires the expenditure of physical labor and the use of motorized equipment and other tools. Duties/Responsibilities include trimming, mowing, weeding, watering, planting, pruning, and weed control. This is a 20-29 hour per week position that operates within the standard workweek (Monday through Friday, 7:30AM to 4:00PM). The exact schedule can be somewhat flexible. Seasonal Gardeners are not eligible for Penn benefits, except to the extent required by applicable law.
Duties and Responsibilities
Date Available: Beginning March 2019
How to Apply: Please complete the University of Pennsylvania’s Application for Temporary Employment and email to email@example.com.
Description: The Morris Arboretum, located in the northwest corner of Philadelphia, just outside of Chestnut Hill, is in need of part-time help in our facilities department. The assignment includes custodial work, events support, cleaning of water features throughout the garden, customer service to our visitors and members, and responsibilities for security and safety.
Hours: This opening is primarily for weekends and some weeknights. Only responsible, mature, self-starting individuals who can work up to nine hours on Saturdays and Sundays should apply. Under no circumstances will this position work more than 1,000 hours in a given year, and no more than 28 hours in a given week.
To Apply: Interested parties should send resume to Tom Wilson, Morris Arboretum 100 E. Northwestern Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19118 or email to wilsonth(at)upenn.edu.
Thank you for your interest in Employment at Morris Arboretum. We currently do not have any openings.
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Are you an avid gardener, nature enthusiast, or horticultural professional looking to share your expertise? We are currently seeking volunteer guest contributors to write for the Morris Arboretum Blog. Journalism/editorial writing experience a plus, but not required.
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