Display Horticulturist

  • Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Oct 19, 2018
Biology - Ecology Environmental & Energy Law

Job Description

Display Horticulturist

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens 

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is empowered by its mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse.

Phipps is seeking a full-time Display Horticulturist to be responsible for the design, installation, care and presentation of horticultural displays. The Display Horticulturist will act as team leader for installation of shows, troubleshoot garden problems, evaluate crops for future display feasibility and work with the integrated pest management specialist to monitor and treat plant conditions.

A bachelor's degree in horticulture or plant-related field is required, along with two years’ experience in growing and maintaining plants in a professional capacity using the highest industry standards. Knowledge of a vast plant palette and the ability to research the needs of individual crops and suggest suitable plants to add to displays are required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a willingness to interact graciously with the general public are required. Evening and weekend work may be required.

Qualified candidates should email a resume, cover letter and salary history to hr@phipps.conservatory.org or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. No telephone calls, please. 

For more information about Phipps, please visit our website: www.phipps.conservatory.org. 

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job Level

Mid-level  

Sector

Nonprofit- NGO