Horticulture Intern

Expected Dates
August 25, 2014 to November 16, 2014
Site
Grey Towers National Historic Landmark
Position ID
PO-00476681
Your responsibilities will include: planting, preparing and maintaining flower beds, maintaining woody ornamentals and trees, and maintaining groomed lawns, (80%); assisting with design, layout and preparation of horticultural exhibits and interpretive programs for special events, (15%); researching and reviewing historic documents and photographs as related to garden restoration,(5%).
  • Grey Towers, at the foot of the Pocono Mountains, overlooks the town of Milford, Pennsylvania and the Delaware River Valley. Near the Tri-State region of NY-NJ-PA, it is in close proximity to New York City.
  • Possible, First Aid/CPR. Defensive Driving. Pruning/planting training
  • The Columns Museum
    Fort Decker
    Roebling Bridge and Toll House
    Zane Grey Museum
    Delaware Water GapRecreation Area, NPS
    New York City 1 ½ hrs , Boston 4 hrs, Philly 3hrs
  • Yes
Main Area of Focus
Visitor Services and Site Operations
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Education
some coursework or experience
Customer Service
some experience
Volunteer Coordination
some experience