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Museum of Science, Boston
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The Lead Horticulturalist is primarily responsible for providing a high quality visitor experience through maintaining and practicing high professional standards for the horticultural care, display and interpretation of the Museum's living plant collection in the Butterfly Garden. The position assists in the monitoring of USDA containment procedures and equipment promptly reporting problems to the Curators and/or the Facilities Department. As a member of the Living Collections Department, this role also develops and presents plant biology/natural history oriented interpretations and programs and actively engages visitors on this topics. Lastly, the Lead Horticulturalist supervises the operation of the Butterfly Garden two days per week as well as in the Curator of Invertebrate's absence.
This position is full-time, 40hrs/wk, Tuesday-Saturday, 8am-5pm.
Manager, Living Collections
Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!
The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.
No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.
3 or more years of experience caring for living botanical collections in a public garden, conservatory, zoo, aquarium, nature center, science museum or natural history museum.
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
Museum of ScienceBoston, MA 02114
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