02 Nov
Gardener - 77005
Texas, Houston , 77001 Houston USA

Job DetailsDescriptionThe MFAH is currently seeking dependable individuals that will assist the Gardens and Landscape department with maintaining museum landscapes.Responsibilities:Trim hedges and plants to proper size and shapeMow and edge lawn areas to maintain neat appearanceApply correct amount of water and fertilizer to lawnPrepare planting beds when neededTransplant plants properlyRemove weeds from shrub/plant beds and apply correct amount of water and fertilizerGroom the yards for visitorsOther gardening duties as assignedSkills, Knowledge and Abilities:Knowledge of basic gardening skillsAble tomove, lift, carry, push, pull and place objects weighing less than or equal to 80 pounds without assistanceAble to lift 50 pounds or more and be able to perform a variety of physical tasks including lifting heavy equipment, bending and stoopingMust be able to follow verbal and/or written instructions and work with minimal supervisionMust have a valid Texas drivers licenseAble to use hand and power toolsAble to withstand exposure to adverse weather and temperature conditionsEducation and Experience:Some previous gardening employment requiredExperience with commercial or institutional gardening desirablePrefer experience with Houston area or southern gardens of comparable quality and plant materialsThe successful candidate will be required to meet our pre-employment background screening requirements.MFAH recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundamental to our organization. We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. MFAH is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

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