Full Time Position in Horticulture Department at Red Butte Garden

Industry Opportunities,

Red Butte Garden is seeking a Horticulturist II for the First Impressions (Entrance drive/Parking lot, Visitor Center, Courtyard, and Four Season's) Gardens. Performs high-level horticultural maintenance and supports the supervisor with ensuring the same in assigned garden areas, including the living plant collections held within. Must work as a functional team with assigned supervisor to identify and implement all maintenance and preservation needs in assigned areas, ensuring maintenance activities are performed safely and without impact to Garden or private events by coordinating special projects with appropriate personnel and departments as needed. Supports the supervisor in providing leadership and training to seasonal staff and volunteers.

This is a full-time, 40 hr/week, benefitted position.

A generous benefits package is included (see here for a full description of the benefits package)

The work schedule is Tuesday through Saturday, with one evening shift per week from April through mid-October. Additional shifts are periodically required to provide coverage for Garden programs/events or snow removal. As ‘essential personnel’ this position is expected to provide coverage during Holidays and University Closure Days, provide minimum garden coverage, clear the Garden for reopening, and/or respond to other emergencies as required.


For more information, including information on qualifications and preferences, please reference the job posting PRN37656B at  https://employment.utah.edu/


All applicants must apply on-line through the University of Utah Human Resources Website. 

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