Head Gardener

Location: Anchorage, AK, United States
Head Gardener
 
The Alaska Zoo is looking for someone to fill our Head Gardener position.
 
Duties include
 
Operating and maintaining our two greenhouses.
Responsible for maintaining and directing garden staff to maintain the Zoo’s gardens and lawns.
Assist Maintenance and Rentals with set up and tear down of the Coffee shop lawn events.
Responsible for set up, operation, and tear down of our Zoo lights program in the winter.
Assists Maintenance in winter months with snow removal and trail maintenance
 
Minimum requirements
 
Must have a valid ADL
Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds repetitively.
Must have be able to operate lawn mowers, string trimmers, leaf blowers, chain saws, ect.
Ability to work in Alaska weather extremes.
Job will generally be performed outside with moderate to extreme noises, pollens, dusts, and molds.
Must have or be able to obtain a certificate to operate a forklift and a man lift.
 
Job applications can be picked up at The Alaska Zoo admissions office: 4731 O’Malley Rd or obtained from our website. Completed applications and resumes can be dropped off at The Alaska Zoo admissions office or emailed to kpickel@alaskazoo.org
 
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