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We're Hiring - Two Boyce Thompson Arboretum Groundskeepers
Posted as of July 31

We’re Hiring – Groundskeepers
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Do you have at least one year of groundskeeping experience; or, preferably, have you worked at a large public garden or venue similar to BTA? We’re hiring two groundskeepers at $12.50/hour to fill staff vacancies opened by retirement of valuable longtime employees. Working conditions can be dirty, Summer temperatures extreme, and candidates must be able to lift or carry at least 60-pound objects. Job duties range from planting and trimming, pruning, and fertilizing as necessary; weed and pest control; installing and maintaining automated irrigation systems. Groundskeepers operate power equipment, large equipment, and hand tools; expect to work with other groundskeepers and other departments as needed, and to coordinates activities of volunteers and other staff when appropriate. Both are fulltime positions with outstanding University of Arizona benefits such as health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. Also UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities. Don’t dropoff your resume here, all applications are submitted online. Read more and apply

Boyce Thompson Arboretum Mission Statement

"The Mission of Boyce Thompson Arboretum is to instill in people an appreciation of plants through the fostering of educational, recreational, research, and conservation opportunities associated with arid-land plants."
- Col. William Boyce Thompson.

About Us

Daytime business hours office phone: 520.689.2723
After hours recorded information (BTA hours, directions, events, etc): 520.689.2811
Fax: 520.689.5858

Or write to:
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
37615 U.S. Highway 60
Superior, AZ 85173

The arboretum is located near milepost #223 on US Highway 60, a one-hour drive due east of Phoenix or about 90 minutes from Tucson via highways 79 and 60.

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