Posted 2 weeks ago

Research Horticulturist I

Company: The Morton Arboretum
Category: Horticulture

 Lisle

Type: Full Time

The Science and Conservation Department at the Morton Arboretum is key in providing critical support in growing and maintaining world class plant collections. They are currently seeking a hard-working, attention to detail, full-time staff member to assist with the daily maintenance of plants in research experiments in the greenhouse and in the field. In order to be successful in this position, the candidate will need to work and communicate with the staff within the department and across the organization. This is an incredible opportunity to be part of a team working together to make the Arboretum exceptional. You will maintain field experiments and research zones across the Arboretum’s living collections, gardens, natural areas, and greenhouses in excellent horticultural and research condition for programs in the Center for Tree Science, a global hub of research and expertise focused entirely on trees. Contribute to research projects by performing the assigned tasks and duties. Funding for this position is temporary with an expected duration through 2024, with the potential for extension.