Fairfax County Park Authority

Alexandria, Virginia

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $15.14/hour, benefits eligible
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

Hours: 30 hours per week; some weekends and holidays required

Location: Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Raod, Alexandria, Virginia

Perform garden installation and maintenance of a variety of gardens, including removal of invasive species. Propagate seeds, plugs, and cuttings for use in gardens. Some weekend and holiday work required. 

Minimum Qualifications: Basic gardening and plant knowledge required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Excel and Outlook and ability to direct and coordinate the work of volunteers. Must be able to lift 50lbs. and work in adverse weather conditions. 

Preferred Qualifications: Horticulure or related degree and a passion for plants, the environment and gardens. 

Certifiates and Licenses Required: Motor vehicle operator's license. First AID and CPR/AEDcertfication (offered through Fairfax County). 

Note: This position does not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision, and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or recieve holiday pay. 

Position open until filled. 

Fairfax County is an equal opportunity employer. 

HOW TO APPLY

To apply: Send resume to Visitor services Manager Susan Eggerton, Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VA 22312 or email at Susan.Eggerton@fairfaxcounty.gov

 

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.