City of Raleigh Raleigh, North Carolina
Job Type Part Time

As a gardener in a large public garden you must have a passion for horticulture. You have an eye for detail, a flair for design along with dirty hands. You are a self-motivated person with a positive attitude; you know how to work independently as well as with the public. You enjoy working hard, leading by example and collaborating with others to achieve excellent results.

Duties and Responsibilities
This is a working position that requires you to assist Pullen Park gardening staff with general grounds maintenance and horticultural duties.

  • Plant and maintain flowers, turf and ornamental plantings.
  • Assist with weed management program to include application of herbicides.
  • Assist with collection of trash and litter, leaves, limbs, debris, snow and ice removal, edging/weed eating, blowing and other grounds related tasks as may be necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Typical Qualifications

  • One (1) year or more of relevant experience is preferred. Priority consideration to applicants with experience in horticulture, landscape design, installation and maintenance. Applicants may substitute additional relevant education for experience.
  • Ability to operate all types of equipment associated with turf and landscape maintenance preferred.
  • Will be required to perform special tasks during emergency and disaster events.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs frequently and drag up to 100lbs and work in all outdoor conditions including heat and cold.
  • A valid NC Class C driver license.
  • Steel toed safety shoes required.
  • NC Public Pesticide Applicator License or ability to obtain within 45 days of employment.


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Category Horticulture