Education & Exhibition Spec Lead (Contractual)
|Department||MDP Museum Services|
|Date Opened||3/22/2019 5:30:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||5/8/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$21.85 - $26.26/hour|
|HR Analyst||Dionne Core|
LOCATION OF POSITION
MHT/Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum
10515 Mackall Road
St. Leonard, MD 20685
Main Purpose of Job
Responsible for planning, designing, purchasing, planting, and maintenance of display gardens, exhibits and other related areas
Ensure garden projects, plans, designs and plant acquisitions align with the Park’s mission, interpretive priorities, and aesthetic goals
Prepare funding proposals for horticultural projects.
Train volunteers to perform maintenance and special work assignments;
Maintain plant collections information, generate accession and display labels for plant specimens in JPPM collection
Observe and document plant health for possible signs of insects or diseases
Operate machinery and hand equipment needed to maintain gardens and park landscape
Make recommendations for and implement programs to remove excessive invasive plants
Determine plant growing conditions and set planting and care schedules
Coordinate and promote environment efforts and sustainability practices with Critical Area commission representatives
Coordinate with the Maintenance department to make facilities-related improvements on the grounds and ensure guest safety at all times
Create interpretive materials for gardens and landscape, develop/lead workshops, tours of the gardens and other educational programs
Report as emergency personnel for situations such as snow removal and storm damage
Education: BS degree in Horticulture, Plant Biology, Landscape Architecture or related field.
Experience: Three years of horticulture experience
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.
For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service needs to be provided before hire.
All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible list for at least one year).
The on-line application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are not able to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:
Department of Budget and Management Recruitment and Examination Division
301 W. Preston St., Suite 608
Baltimore, MD 21201
Attn: Kigen Waugh
For inquiries regarding this recruitment, please call Kigen Waugh at :
Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the on-line or paper application.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling 410-767-7950. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. Bilingual applicants are also encouraged to apply.
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay