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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens-Greenhouse Technician-Mon, 11/16/2015 - 08:23

Submitted by Jessie on Mon, 11/16/2015 - 8:23am
Greenhouse Technician


Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Pittsburgh , PA 15213

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Job Description 

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is empowered by its mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse.


Phipps is seeking a full-time Greenhouse Technician to produce and grow plants for permanent collections, outdoor plantings and exhibits, including all flower shows.  Duties will include maintaining conditions of production houses, watering, weeding, fertilizing, pruning and deadheading, as well as assistance with installation and teardown of flower shows and special exhibits.  

Education and Experience 

A bachelor's degree in horticulture or plant-related field is required, along with knowledge and practice of highest industry standards of plant production.  Must be able to work independently and interact graciously with the general public.

Application Instructions 

Qualified candidates should email a resume, cover letter and salary history to or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.  No telephone calls, please.


For more information about Phipps, please visit our website:


Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is an equal opportunity employer.