Assistant Horticulturist

New Dawn Gardens, Inc
4200 Wisconsin Avenue 106-350
Washington, DC, DC 20016
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
From $20 To $28.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description

New Dawn Gardens Inc., is a residential landscape design, installation and maintenance firm established in 1980. We provide professional services to up-scale clients in the metro Washington, DC area. We are seeking self-driven, qualified team members. 
Candidates should have some education in the horticulture industry; or related field experience 
A valid driver's license and reliable transportation is also a must.  
Experience is required in plant care and maintenance. Also ongoing maintenance such as transplanting, watering, organic fertilization, training and tying plants, seasonal clean-up along with monitoring pest and disease problems and knowledge of plant material.
As part of our commitment to the Environment, we adhere to organic practices; compost instead of chemical fertilizers, prevention/monitoring of instead of programmed spraying and a focus on proper plant combination to reduce problems.
Please respond with your resume and include references. You must be physically fit and able to endure all weather extremes. You must also have clean driving record.
Saturdays are required during the busy season.  
If you have commitment to quality performance, a love of plants and gardening we look forward to hearing from you. We maintain a drug-free workplace.
Paid Holidays/Vacation and a generous 401k plan offered. We also offer health insurance. 
Both Full Time and Part Time positions are available. Join our team today!