Senior Horticulturist

Organization: Phoenix Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Phoenix , AZ, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The Phoenix Zoo is currently seeking a Senior Horticulturist to perform the design, installation and maintenance of landscape materials, water features and irrigation systems. This person will also be responsible for the use and maintenance of power equipment and pesticides, identifying plant needs and problems and developing solutions to those problems, mentoring the Horticulture team, project management and horticulture interpretation.

Minimum requirements for this position include a Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture, Agriculture, Botany or relevant degree or experience/knowledge or combination of experience with a technical certificate, 10 years’ experience in landscape maintenance, knowledge of landscape and irrigation equipment (i.e., PVC, valves and drip irrigation), experience with hand and power equipment, and knowledge or experience with local plant palette. All Phoenix Zoo employees are required to pass pre-employment background checks including a drug test, this position will also require a valid driver’s license and annual TB testing.

To view a more complete description and list of requirements and to apply for this position, please visit the Phoenix Zoo job page at:

Resumés are not accepted for any Zoo position without an accompanying application. While postings may remain on outside sites for longer, once a job is removed from our job page it is closed and we will no longer accept applications.