Thank you for your interest in working at the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo and South Mountain Recreational Complex.
This form is for applicants applying for a job in Horticulture as a Seasonal Gardener. Specific responsibilities include potting and transplanting, watering, pest control, pruning shrubs, maintaining ornamental beds, building small projects, maintenance of Butterfly Exhibit, working with volunteers and summer camps, and more. This position requires working outdoors in all weather conditions, walking up and down hilly paths, bending & kneeling, lifting up to 50lbs, frequent digging and a can-do attitude.
No experience necessary. Horticulture season begins March 1, 2021 and runs through October 1, 2021. Must be available to work Monday-Friday from 7:30AM-3:30PM. There may be potential for year-round part-time work which will be determined later in the season.
By submitting this form, you believe you meet the qualifications referenced in the job description found at turtlebackzoo.com/employment/ and would like to be considered for an interview. Please click this link when you are ready to submit your information: https://forms.gle/SZyd9iirhtCf94pz5
Your answers to this form will be gone over in the interview process for further insight. You may be asked to supply a resume or references at a later time.
Once interviewed, you will be given more information on the official application process. All applications are now submitted electronically. Again, you must be interviewed to be given further information on how to apply and this first step is to fill out this form to get an interview.
All applicants must be 18 years of age or older and successfully pass a criminal background check.