Job Opportunities

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

IPPS Eastern Region Executive Secretary-Treasurer
Posted February 2020
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Controlled Environment and Field Operations Manager:  Calyxt, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted February 2020
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Research Greenhouse Assistant:  University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
Posted February 2020
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Gardens Horticulturist: Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts
Posted February 2020
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Community Outreach Coordinator/ Seasonal Grower, Edible Gardens:  Phillps Conservatory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Posted February 2020
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Seasonal Garden Assistant:  Queens Botanical Garden, Flushing, New York
Poster February 2020
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Junior or Assistant Extension Agent (Urban Horticulture):  University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii
Poster February 2020
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Greenhouse Operations Specialist- BioAg Greenhouse Team R&D: Novozymes, Salem, Virginia
Posted February 2020
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Botanical Collections Manager:  Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts
Posted February 2020
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Plant Health Manager:  Midwest Groundcovers, Virgil, Illinois
Posted January 2020
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Variety of full-time, part-time and seasonal positions:  Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, Delaware
Posted December 2019
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Director of Horticulture:  Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Posted December 2019
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Greenhouse Facilities Director:  University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
Posted November 2019
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Plant Quarantine Manager:  Hawaii Department of Agriculture,  Kalihi, Oahu
Posted November 2019
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Edible Gardener:  Tyler Arboretum,  Media, Pennsylvania
Posted November 2019
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Lead Horticulturist:  Wellfield Botanic Gardens, Elkhart, Indiana
Posted November 2019
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INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE

The IPPS-Eastern Region Foundation (IPPS-ERF) is proud to introduce a new program to support internship experiences related to nursery production, plant propagation, ornamental research or plant collections for students or novice employees (less than 5-years of experience).  Details and how to apply HERE.  Application deadline March 1, 2020.

Mt. Cuba Center in Hockessin, Delaware offers a variety of summer as well as one-year internships.  Application deadline is March 1, 2020. Apply early: interviews are conducted on a rolling basis beginning in January 2020 and will continue until positions are filled, possibly before the March 1 deadline.  Details and how to apply HERE.  

Spring Meadow Nursery, Grand Haven, Michigan offers paid internships which typically run from May-August/September. Their goal is that a Spring Meadow internship would lead to future employment for the student.  Details and how to apply HERE.  

Midwest Groundcovers, St. Charles, Illinois is now accepting applications for 2020 internships.  Internships can be customized to include the students’ particular area of interest through experience or through special projects.  Learn more and watch their internship video HERE
 

SUBMISSION OF JOB OPPORTUNITIES

  • Submit either: (1) URL link to a job posting on the company’s website (links to third party job posting sites will not be accepted) or (2) A PDF or MS Word document containing all pertinent information about the job. The company’s web page or the submitted file must contain the job title, job location (city, state/province, country), description, contact information, and all other pertinent information about the job.
  • Submit via email to the IPPS-Eastern Region Secretary/Treasurer, Margot Bridgen (ippser@gmail.com).
  • Job opportunities will be posted for 60 days. Prior to the end of the 60 days, request for a 60-day extension may be made by email.

INFORMATION ABOUT JOB POSTINGS

  • Postings submitted to IPPS-Eastern Region are only accessible on Eastern Region’s Job Opportunities web page at this time.You can access the IPPS-Western Region job postings HERE.
  • Acceptance and removal of job postings is at the sole discretion of the IPPS Eastern Region Executive Committee.
  • The IPPS Eastern Region Job Opportunities web page acts as a free-of-charge job posting service only and makes no recommendations regarding potential employees or employers. IPPS Eastern Region makes no warranty about the information contained in the job postings. All hiring, scheduling, and compensation for posted jobs are handled directly between the potential employee and employer.