Landscape Technician

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Compensation: $18-$26/hour

Bailey Arboretum is seeking an energetic, experienced, and motivated landscape professional. The Landscape Technician performs all duties associated with the maintenance and care of turf and outdoor landscaping. 


  • Performs a wide range of landscape/maintenance tasks including but not limited to mowing, edging, line trimming, blowing, soil preparation, planting, seeding, mulching, grading, pruning, and planting.
  • Performs maintenance of paths, roads, trails, garden beds, and other hardscaping.
  • Performs seasonal tasks related to building maintenance and snow/ice removal.
  • Performs general maintenance of garden machinery including mowers, trimmers, blowers, chainsaws, and other horticulture tools.
  • Support public programs, special events, and private events.
  • Adhere to all procedures and guidelines related to safety, safe equipment operations, and equipment maintenance tasks. 
  • Support facility operations as needed/requested. 
  • Interact with the public when appropriate in a friendly, polite, service-oriented manner answering questions.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Preferred Experience: Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree in Horticulture, Landscape Management, or related field.
  • Minimum Experience: High School Diploma with 3-4 years of landscape experience.
  • Experience working in a public garden setting.
  • Good working knowledge of plant identification and proper horticultural practices.
  • Good working knowledge of landscape machinery and horticultural tools. 
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs. 
  • Ability to work outside in a variety of weather and landscape conditions. 
  • Ability to stand, kneel, twist, and bend for prolong periods of time. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly with staff, volunteers, and visitors. 
  • Ability to work occasional weekends as-needed to support facility needs.  

Additional Information

Please email cover letter and resume to
Applications will be reviewed as they are received. 

Contact Information

Bailey Arboretum
Contact Name: Michael Maron
Phone: 516-801-1458