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Fredericton Botanic Garden Association
10 Cameron Court
Telephone: 506-452-9269

Job

Horticultural Intern

Number of positions

2

Job location

FREDERICTON

Anticipated start date

Language requirement

English

Job category

Other

Workplace Essential Skills

  • Reading
  • Document use
  • Writing
  • Numeracy
  • Oral communication
  • Working with others
  • Thinking skills
  • Computer use
  • Continuous learning

This position will work under the direction of Horticultural Supervisor and Garden Manager to carry out a variety of tasks associated with the care and development of the gardens and general site maintenance. The maintenance of the perennial and shrub beds will include propagation of plant material, transplanting, preparing beds, watering and feeding plants as well as invasive species removal. The intern will be required to identify plants and help maintain the plant inventory including labels and photographs. Students may be required to answer questions from visitors to the Botanic Garden.
The ideal candidate will have experience in landscaping or gardening, and have completed one year of post-secondary study in a related field.