This position is typically filled at a salary of $10.00 per hour
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Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites
The mission of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites is to celebrate, explore and steward all that is authentically wondrous about Indiana. The ISMHS is a forward-thinking, unparalleled resource for learning about and appreciating Indiana and its role in the world. We discover, collect, preserve, interpret and present artifacts and exhibits that showcase the stories of Indiana's natural and cultural history, art and science.
Gardener (Intermittent) - T.C. Steele HS
This position serves as a gardener at a major state historic site, and reports directly to the Site Administrator. The position involves implementation of short and long term landscape and interpretive plans, and facility use. Additional services may include exhibit maintenance and visitor center.
A day in the life
Maintain garden areas, including weeding, watering, transplanting and mulching.
Assist with dismantling and re-laying garden walkways and other stonework.
Assist with installing new garden features, such as irrigation system and deer fencing.
Assist with preparing and planting garden beds.
Maintain garden equipment and tools.
Perform other related duties as required.
What we're looking for
Ability to operate hand and power tools as well as motorized equipment such as tillers, trenchers and weed eaters.
Ability to do physical labor required.
Must be able to work outdoors in hot or cold weather extremes for several hours at a time.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Must possess a valid Indiana driver's license.
Knowledge of garden plants helpful.
High School diploma or GED useful.
Be willing to follow the Corporation's dress code.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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