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Position: Assistant Greenhouse Manager
Classification: Full-time (forty hours per week)
Location: Lyman Estate Greenhouses, Waltham, Mass.
Description: The Assistant Greenhouse Manager is responsible for supporting the activities of Historic New England’s Lyman Estate Greenhouses in Waltham, Mass. This position serves as part of the visitor experience at the Lyman Estate and operates in conjunction with other Historic New England teams and within policies and procedures established by the organization. The primary goals of the Assistant Greenhouse Manager are to provide excellent customer service to the public, to care for the greenhouses’ plant collections and maintain a proper greenhouse environment, as well as to perform all tasks related to the National Park Service historic plant partnership.
Qualifications: One year job-related experience and the ability to work independently. Competent computer skills including word-processing and email. Strong communication and customer service skills. General plant culture knowledge. Ability to work weekend and evening hours as required. Working knowledge of perennials, tropicals, and orchids.
Other Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of pesticide application for all plant material. General working knowledge of the greenhouse environment, sanitation, ventilation, and small equipment.
Applications: Please send résumé, cover letter, and salary requirements to Jobs@HistoricNewEngland.org
Historic New England is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to supporting equality of opportunity and respect for diversity. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all qualified persons without regard to non-work-related factors such as race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, or sexual orientation.
Historic New England offers generous and comprehensive vacation, holiday, and health and wellness benefit packages.