The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center is seeking a part-time native landscape technician. This position will be temporary, running from October-December 2019 and potentially continuing on for the spring. The native landscape technician will work with conservation team members to enhance and maintain the native garden beds in the Arboretum. Primary activities include: identifying and removing invasive plants, installing plants to expand or enhance existing gardens, and applying mulch, compost, fertilizer, or herbicide as needed.
Ability to work outdoors doing strenuous work, familiarity with local plant species, and knowledge of gardening techniques such as: weeding, pruning, and installing plants.