Groundskeeper - Assistant Horticulturist

Location: Detroit, MI
Deadline: July 21, 2017

Under the guidance of the Horticulturalist, the Assistant Horticulturalist performs horticultural, floricultural, physical plant and landscape maintenance tasks necessary to care for the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory (ASWC), the conservatory’s formal gardens, greenhouses and landscape.  The Assistant Horticulturist performs tasks to care for the landscape plantings of Belle Isle Park and the formal and naturalized landscape plantings of nearby Wm. C. Milliken State Park.  The Assistant Horticulturalist provides work instruction to MCCC crewmembers, summer youth crews, seasonal employees, volunteers and others.  This position will provide backup assistance when the Horticulturist is unavailable.