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190 Lord Stirling RdBasking Ridge, NJ 07920

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Project: Maintenance of EEC gardens/landscaping

Job Description: Responsible for helping to maintain the various gardens and landscaping around the EEC

Qualifications: prior gardening experience a must; applicant must have completed high school; ability to lift and move potted plants, hoses, wheelbarrows, soil and compost; familiarity with use of spades, trowels, pruners, loppers, bow saws, etc.; ability to work independently, able to take direction and make wise decisions.

Responsibilities and Tasks: Must be able to identify and remove non-native/invasive species; deadheading of native and ornamental species; determine watering needs and amounts for individual gardens; transplant natives or ornamental species properly; plant (from pots) native or ornamental species properly; routinely clean up debris from surrounding trees and shrubs; transport and carefully place mulch in gardens; must be aware of proper safety protocol including proper footwear. Additional tasks to be fulfilled as needed.

Requirements of the Job: Assignment shall be from late March until early October. Location: various gardens at the EEC. Time required: 2-3 hours per day, 2 times per week between Sunday and Thursday. Training will be provided.

Supervision: Field supervision by Maria Rossi, Naturalist. Other staff members may also provide supervision.

Comments: Applicant must be able to get along with and communicate with others while working in the gardens.


  • Landscaping
  • Environmental Science
  • Gardening
  • Botany
  • Horticulture

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 hours per month
  • Knowledge of gardening

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