Horticulture Intern (unpaid)

Organization: Downtown Aquarium (AZA Member)
Location: Denver, CO, United States
Job or Internship: Internship

The Horticulture Intern will assist with the maintenance and improvement of the landscaped areas on the property, help care for the tropical plants in the exhibits and learn about animal and fish husbandry as it relates to plant-animal interactions, plant toxicity and use of organics

Essential Duties:

• Planting, pruning and watering of trees, shrubs and perennials

• Spreading mulch on landscaped areas

• Assist in labeling of plant displays

• Maintenance of irrigation system

• Weed and litter removal

Requested Job Requirements:

• Knowledge of landscape maintenance practices, including, weed and plant identification, safe and proper use of tools, proper planting and pruning techniques

• Ability to work a 4+ hour shift, 3-4 days per week

• Ability to lift 50+ lbs

For an application packet or more information please email Colleen Shipley at ckjenkins@ldry.com.