Chautauqua Institution

  • OPERATIONS: Gardener/Landscaper - Summer Season (Buildings & Grounds)

    Job Locations US-NY-Chautauqua
    Posted Date 3 months ago(2/1/2019 1:20 PM)
    ID
    2019-2796
    # of Openings
    15
    Category
    Operations: Gardens & Landscape
  • Overview

    The pre-eminent expression of lifelong learning in the United States, Chautauqua Institution comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. Over the course of nine weeks, more than 100,000 people visit Chautauqua and participate in programs, classes and community events for all ages — all within the beautiful setting of a historic lakeside village. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue.

    Responsibilities

    Performs duties typical to gardening and landscaping, including but not limited to; flower bed & box preparation and winterizing, planting, flowers & shrubbery maintenance, watering, operating mechanical equipment, earth contouring, tree planting, mowing, hedge trimming, leaf removal, pruning, mulching and assisting grounds personnel.  Work schedule normally entails up to a 40 hour work week, Monday through Friday.  Work schedule is generally limited to mid-May through late August.

    Qualifications

    Must be 18 years of age 

    possess a valid, unexpired driver’s license

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