Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) is seeking an experienced Horticulturalist to join the Facilities department. The ideal candidate will design, order, plant and maintain annual and perennial flower beds and planters throughout the Lab grounds.
Additional responsibilities include: - Watering, fertilizing and deadheading as needed. - Pruning of shrubs and small trees. - Creating seasonal displays in planters and flower beds. (Spring, Halloween, Winter holidays, etc.) - Ordering, decorating, hanging holiday wreaths. - Assisting with holiday lighting.
Education: High school degree required. Bachelor’s degree in horticulture or a related field preferred.
Experience: Must have at least 2 years’ horticultural experience. Experience landscaping and 3-5 years’ experience working with various types of plants preferred. Certification through ASHS preferred.
Skills: Must have a solid working knowledge of plants, plant pests and general horticulture and an eye for detail.
Others: Must be comfortable working outside in various weather conditions and must have a valid driver’s license.
We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
For immediate consideration, please apply for this position online at: https://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/17765
Position Number: 01536-A
For more information about CSHL, please visit us at https://www.cshl.edu
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.
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Internal Number: 01536
About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.