Employer: gardenKitchener Position: Gardener
Status: Full time seasonal April/October
Effective Date: April 2022
gardenKitchener, or the Kitchener Horticultural Society (KHS), was established in 1872 and is 150 years old. We promote horticultural and environmental awareness in Waterloo Region through a variety of activities for our 500+ members including garden tours, perennial exchanges, bulb sales, seminars & workshops, youth events, horticultural therapy programs, bus trips, and much more.
Rockway Gardens, 7 Floral Crescent, is a public Botanical Gardens run by the Kitchener Horticultural Society as the showpiece for the Kitchener Waterloo area. Established in the 1920s as place of beauty for locals to enjoy including six water features, a Rock Garden, perennial border and formal annual beds.
A team consisting of a supervisor, grower, lead hand, gardeners, planters, and laborers that design, propagate, plant, prune and nurture the grounds to present to the public the best representation of a Victorian garden.
The Rockway team manages all aspects of Rockway Gardens, 7 Floral Crescent Kitchener, Ontario The team is accountable for the care and maintenance of the gardens, the grounds, the structures of the Gardens. Part of the role is to answer any questions from the public who visit the gardens and be a visible representative of gardenKitchener to visitors.
We are looking for an individual to join our team as a gardener. We take great pride in our work here at Rockway and we are looking for the right candidate to help us be successful with our season.
Skills and experience required or beneficial for success in the position
The successful candidate must:
Work Start Date: Monday, April 11, 2022. Work End Date: Friday, November 04, 2022.
Contact: Karin Clemens
Contract length: 7 months
Job Types: Full-time, Seasonal Contract
Salary: $17.00 per hourStart Your Application