The Native Plant Nursery Assistant/Intern is responsible for assisting the Nursery and Greenhouse Manager in all aspects of growing and maintaining native plants for WED’s plant installations. This is a temporary position for May through August.

Responsibilities

Qualifications

Applicants

Please submit a resume and cover letter which includes position of interest to [email protected]

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Native Plant/Nursery Intern

Wilkinson Ecological Design

Nursing Internship

The Native Plant Nursery Assistant/Intern is responsible for assisting the Nursery and Greenhouse Manager in all aspects of growing and maintaining native plants for WED’s plant installations. This is a temporary position for May through August.

Responsibilities

  • Propagate and maintain native plants;
  • Clean, sweep, & organize;
  • Hand water plants as needed;
  • Weed nursery stock as needed;
  • Keep accurate records of tasks performed;
  • Perform related nursery tasks, as determined by the Nursery & Greenhouse Manager.

Qualifications

  • Experience working with plants and/or in a nursery/greenhouse
  • General knowledge of plant care and plant identification skills
  • Pursuing a degree in horticulture or related area a plus
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with coworkers and other professionals
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to work outdoors, in a variety of adverse weather conditions
  • bility to use small hand tools and power tools.
  • Must be able to lift material or packages up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Maintain a well-kept, professional appearance.
  • This job will have exposure to occupational hazards such as tick-borne illnesses, biting and stinging insects, and working hard in a variety of adverse weather conditions all year.
  • Valid Driver’s License

Applicants

Please submit a resume and cover letter which includes position of interest to [email protected]