Gardener-Horticulturalist

Description:

  • Overlooking Cayuga Lake, Cayuga Landscape is located a few miles north of Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, which is a lively college town, often listed among the top ten best small cities in which to live.
  • Cayuga Landscape has been in business for 40 years and operates a 25-acre farm nursery, a 4-acre garden center, and a design-build landscape operation, with total employment of about 50. Garden Center employment is about 8 to 10.
  • We seek an industrious, knowledgeable Gardener-Horticulturalist for a 9 month position.

Cayuga Landscape is seeking a Gardener/ Horticulturalist to join our team. The candidate must be well versed in horticultural knowledge and has extensive and proven experience caring for various plants in residential and commercial settings. Identification of landscape plants, familiarity with common weeds and pests, pruning techniques, small equipment operation and proper customer service are required.

Typically, the Gardener works independently, or with an assistant. Supervisory experience and experience operating equipment are beneficial, but not essential. You must be fit to work outdoors in all seasons and weather conditions and be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Must also write clearly and have good attention to detail when filling-out paperwork. Certifications and licenses are a plus. Must have a clean NYS driver’s license.

This is a full-time hourly, seasonal position. We offer many benefits including readily available over-time, paid holidays, paid vacation (after first year), health insurance, retirement benefits, and continuing education. We are a diverse group of around 50 staff members, and offer a friendly and fulfilling work environment.

Please stop by the Garden Center at 2712 N. Triphammer Rd. Ithaca, NY to fill out an application.

Full Time/ 9 Month Seasonal Position

Salary: $16-$20/ hour