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Landscape Curator

Job Title

Landscape Curator

Job Qualifications

• Manage and supervise the daily horticultural activities of grounds staff, interns, and volunteers
• Plan and prioritize work list, short term and long term
• Manage projects of contractors
• Coordinate and support the projects and work of gardeners/ grounds crew
• Tree risk assessment
• Support CSA farm
• Plant procurement, inventory, and mapping
• Manage internship program
• Educate staff and public on sound horticultural practices
• Research/interpret collections and develop vision for the future, within BCA Cultural Landscape Report

Education and Experience

• Working knowledge of horticulture, arboriculture, and the principals of landscape design
• Self-starter with enthusiasm and passion for plants
• Exceptional attention to detail, deadlines, and strong organizational skills
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, in writing and orally across various media platforms
• Ability to foster positive relationships within horticultural community
• Ability to work in a physical environment and to lift and carry 50lbs
• Ability to operate garden machinery/ tools; mowers, chainsaw, skid steer, etc…

Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture or related field.
Five years of leadership and management in public horticulture

Position Application

Send cover letter and resume to Kevin Wiecks, Director:
kevin.wiecks@parks.ny.gov