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Phipps is seeking a temporary Seasonal Grower to maintain and care for plants in the Conservatory and gardens, focusing on edible garden spaces. Duties will include watering, weeding, fertilizing, pruning and deadheading, as well as assistance with production, installation and harvesting. The Seasonal Grower will work in all edible areas of the Conservatory using a variety of methods, including hydroponics.    

The temporary Seasonal Grower position lasts for 6 months beginning in March 2020, working 40 hours/week. A bachelor's degree in horticulture or plant-related field or equivalent experience preferred, along with knowledge and practice of highest industry standards of plant production.  Must be able to work independently and interact graciously with the general public.

Phipps offers a competitive compensation package, strong benefits and unique atmosphere. Qualified candidates should apply using our online application or send a cover letter, résumé and salary history via email to or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Phipps is an equal opportunity employer.

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