Greenhouse Assistant, Lyman Estate

Employment Opportunity

Classification: Part-time

Location: Lyman Estate Greenhouses, Waltham, Mass.

Description: Historic New England seeks a part-time Greenhouse Assistant. Assistant will promote and conduct sales of plants, merchandise and memberships to meet established goals. The assistant will also participate in the maintenance and interpretation of the historic plant collection and greenhouse.

Qualifications: Applicant should enjoy working with the public and have one year of retail sales experience as well as nursery or greenhouse sales experience. Candidate must have excellent communication skills, be detail-oriented and have basic computer skills.  Requires a high school diploma or equivalent education. A two or four year degree in Horticulture or similar area of study is preferred. Must be available weekends, plus one weekday. Applicant should be willing to work in all weather conditions and be able to lift 40 pounds.

Applications:Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]

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.