Gardener Leonard at J. Buck Garden

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Start Date: 11/01/2023  Compensation: Starting Rate: $34,800

Under the direct supervision of the Garden Foreman, performs all garden and landscape maintenance required for the care of ornamental plantings including trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, and turf.



  • Bachelor or Associate’s degree in Horticulture or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school in Horticulture or related field preferred; 
  • or at least one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Neat, clean appearance and ability to work with the general public crucial. 
  • Ability to work weekends and holidays is required.  
  • Ability to perform physical tasks under varying weather conditions. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license. 
  • Must obtain a NJ Certified Pesticide Operator license if requested.

Contact Information

Somerset County Park Commission
Contact Name: Maria Luisa Vasquez
Phone: 908-722-1200 Ext 5236
Website: Apply Online