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Horticulture Technician

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is currently seeking a Horticulture Technician for our growing gardens.  Some previous experience in landscape maintenance is preferred and a strong interest in plants or landscaping is required.  Duties include planting, weeding, pruning, and general maintenance of the gardens and grounds. 

Physical Requirements: include, but are not limited to, the ability to dig, sweep, rake, crouch, push, pull, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, work in adverse weather, operate a motorized cart and traverse zoo grounds on foot.  Hours are Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Complete benefits package including free medical, dental and life insurance for the employee, a 403(b) Retirement Plan, and paid time off.


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