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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply: Submit resume (including 3 references) and cover letter to:
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.