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Summer Horticulture Intern

Posted by stephanie rogers on January 21, 2020 in News

Botanical Garden Unit
Summer Horticultural Intern
Faculty of Agriculture
Truro Campus

Employer:  Dalhousie University; Faculty of Agriculture Campus
Botanical Garden Unit, Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences
Duties:    Duties will include providing a learning opportunity in:
all aspects of grounds maintenance mowing; spring clean-up; pruning; planting; transplanting; landscape construction; machinery maintenance; equipment operation and other related duties as required.     

Qualifications: Must be enrolled as a student for 2020-21.

Experience in landscaping an asset.
Ability to work flexible hours.
Own wet gear and safety boots required.
Experience with ground maintenance machinery an asset.
Current First Aid, WHMIS and OH&S training will be considered assets.
Valid Nova Scotia’s driver’s license and valid certification in Defensive Driving require to drive equipment.

Hours:    35 hours/week; full time hours
Duration:    April 20 - August 28, 2020
Wage:    As per the Dalhousie Student Pay Scale
Application Deadline:    February 28, 2020
Contact:    Darwin Carr e-mail:
To apply:    Submit resume (including 3 references) and cover letter to:

Darwin Carr
Botanical Garden Coordinator
Dalhousie Bicentennial Botanical Garden
Plant, Food and Environmental Sciences Dept.
Dalhousie University, Agricultural Campus
PO Box 550
Truro, Nova Scotia.  B2N 5E3

Submissions must be received by mail or delivery by 4:30 P.M. or by fax or e-mail by midnight on the closing date.