Horticulture Intern

Expected Dates
May 21, 2018 to August 10, 2018
Site
Grey Towers National Historic Site
Position ID
PO-00725250

Your responsibilities will include: planting, preparing and maintaining flower beds, maintaining woody ornamentals and trees, and maintaining groomed lawns, (80%); assisting with design, layout and preparation of horticultural exhibits and interpretive programs for special events, (15%); researching and reviewing historic documents and photographs as related to garden restoration,(5%).

  • Grey Towers, at the foot of the Pocono Mountains, overlooks the town of Milford, Pennsylvania and the Delaware River Valley. Near the Tri-State region of NY-NJ-PA, it is in close proximity to New York City.
  • Possible, First Aid/CPR. Defensive Driving. Pruning/planting training
  • The Columns Museum
    Fort Decker
    Roebling Bridge and Toll House
    Zane Grey Museum
    Delaware Water GapRecreation Area, NPS
    New York City 1 1/2 hrs , Boston 4 hrs, Philly 3hrs
  • Yes
Main Area of Focus
Visitor Services and Site Operations
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Biology
some coursework or experience
Forestry
degree major or professional experience
Earth Sciences
degree minor or extensive experience
Resource Management
degree major or professional experience
Customer Service
competent without supervision
Plant Identification
competent with supervision
Trail Maintenance
some experience