Job Listing: Rosarian/Grounds Manager
Old City Cemetery Museums and Arboretum - Lynchburg, VA
Closes - Open until filled
Position Title – Rosarian/Grounds Manager
Salary - $43,000 - $52,000/annually
Job Type - Full-time
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Old City Cemetery Museums & Arboretum is seeking a full-time Rosarian/Grounds Manager to manage and help maintain the gardens and grounds of a 27-acre historic cemetery with 425 antique roses. Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in horticulture or a related field, or at least 5-7 years of experience in horticulture work. Candidates should have knowledge of horticultural planning and management, with a special knowledge of growing roses plus historic annuals, bulbs, perennials, trees and shrubs. Candidates should have a background in organic and sustainable gardening. Candidate will supervise, manage and train one part-time gardener and 10-15 part-time volunteer gardeners. Work is primarily outdoors in all seasons, physical strength required for daily manual labor outdoors. Work is done in partnership with City horticulturalist and Public Works staff. The position involves offering occasional horticultural, educational programs to the public. Occasional weekend work required for special events. The position is responsible for caring for 3 pet goats, and managing the volunteers who feed the goats.
To apply, submit cover letter, resume and 3 references to: Occ@gravegarden.org
This position reports to the Southern Memorial Association that manages Old City Cemetery. SMA is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate.