Holden Forests & Gardens seeks a Glasshouse Horticulturist.
Holden Forests & Gardens (HF&G) is made up of two of Northeast Ohio’s most important environmental and cultural institutions — Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Garden — whose mission is to connect people with the wonder, beauty, and value of trees and plants, to inspire action for healthy communities. The 14th largest public garden in the country, HF&G has close to 15,000 member households and more than 380,000 annual visitors who enjoy inspirational and educational experiences. HF&G is making a positive impact in the region and beyond through urban greening and forestry initiatives, environmental research, nature-based educational programs, and world-class visitor experiences at its two campuses.
Holden Forests & Gardens (HF&G) is entering a new phase of garden enhancement and investment as we roll out the five-year strategic plan. Master planning with Nelson Byrd Woltz is in progress and this position will play a pivotal role in analyzing the needs of the Costa Rica and Madagascar biomes. The future is exciting as Horticulture & Collections teams expand! Come and join HF&G and make your mark as together we elevate and enhance our gardens, glasshouses, and natural landscapes.
The Horticulture & Collections department seeks a professional who will use sound horticultural principles to enhance, maintain and improve the plant collections housed within the Costa Rica and Madagascar Glasshouses, ensuring plants are grown and cared for under optimal conditions. Responsibilities will include design, maintenance, and implementation of current and new glasshouse plant projects, with sensitivity to the animal, insect, and reptile collections, participation in short and long-range planning activities, and taking the lead in planning, developing, and implementing improvements for glasshouses. The Glasshouse Horticulturist will share knowledge with colleagues and guests through tours, classes and social media and work collaboratively with HF&G colleagues in other departments, particularly with Exhibits to ensure high impact shows. We are seeking a professional who will present a positive attitude that leads to successful teamwork, superb customer service and a high-quality aesthetic.
Key Responsibilities: Key responsibilities of the Glasshouse Horticulturist include, but are not limited to:
Qualifications and Skills:
Physical Requirements: Must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation:
Salary range: Compensation commensurate with experience between $40,000-$60,000
Job classification: Full-time
To apply: Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Qualified applicants should submit résumé, cover letter and 3 professional references. https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=db704977-d8c5-4be2-a36a-23f4002eddc0&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=425679&source=CC2&lang=en_US
Holden Forests & Gardens (Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Garden) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable, and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country’s foremost public gardens.
When you join HF&G, you join a team of professionals who are passionate about improving Northeast Ohio’s communities through our mission-driven programs. By joining HF&G, you will not only have the opportunity to work in a beautiful setting, but you will also have the opportunity to contribute to our fulfilling and groundbreaking work.
Posted: August 18, 2021