Seasonal Gardener - Greenhouse Position at Red Butte Garden

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  • Ensure plants are healthy through proper watering, weeding, detailing, and general greenhouse upkeep. Other plant care duties include transplanting, deadheading, pruning, and basic propagation.
  • Hand watering plants daily to insure proper moisture levels. Hand watering requires constant attention to detail for several hours a day.
  • Assisting with all greenhouse team priorities and goals including installing and maintaining seasonal displays, integrated pest management, preventative maintenance, and achieving production goals.
  • Maintaining cleanliness and sanitation of greenhouse facilities, operating soil mixer, working from ladders, and assisting with various outdoor tasks.

All applicants must apply on-line; please do not contact the department directly. Go to  and enter the respective job posting number. job number PRN13320N

Perks of working at Red Butte Garden, a department of the University of Utah:

  • UTA pass while actively employed at the U of U.
  • Discounts for campus events and the campus store, as well as campus library privileges.
  • Staff receive a half-price discount on Garden classes, an employee discount in our gift shop, advance registration opportunities for kids camps and concerts, and two free concert tickets for our Outdoor Concert series.
  • Staff are provided work shirts and gloves, and on-the-job training.
  • A variety of work schedule options, coordinated with supervisor upon hire.

Red Butte Garden is accessible via several bus routes that stop in Research Park and at the University Medical Center, as well as the Trax Red line, followed by a short walk or on-demand university campus shuttle. For more information see: