George Pegg Botanic Garden
Student summer employment opportunities
The George Pegg Botanic Garden Society is accepting applications for enthusiastic students who enjoy working with people and being outdoors. The work involves a focus on garden maintenance.
12 weeks, start date: first week of June 2015
Primary responsibility is daily maintenance at the Garden and supervision of staff and volunteers. Garden tasks include weeding, planting, and pruning. Other duties include restoration plan for historic plantings, presenting school programs and providing tours for visitors to the site.
Wage $15.00/hour or more depending on experience.
8 weeks, start date July 2, 2015
Primary responsibility is daily maintenance at the Garden. Garden tasks include weeding, watering, mowing, and planting. Other duties include general maintenance of the historic buildings and providing tours for visitors to the site. Wage: $14.50/hour
8:30am- 5:00pm, 40 hours/week
5 days a week, including some weekends
The Pegg Garden is 2.5 km north of Glenevis, AB.
Employees must have transportation to the Garden.
Health and safety training provided by Lac Ste. Anne County.
Applicants must be between 15-30 years old (inclusive) and are full-time students intending to return to their studies in the next school year.
Experience in landscape maintenance, plant identification, or botany is an asset. Employees must have outdoor work clothes, including steel-toed footwear.
Deadline April 22, 2015
Submit a resume with cover letter, marked George Pegg Botanic Garden to:
Box 463, Sangudo, T0E 2A0
Fax: 780-785-2000 or email: LTaylor@LSAC.ca
For Information: Lorraine Taylor, Horticulturist, Lac Ste. Anne County
780-785-3411 or toll free 1-866-880-5722, 780-203-2968 (cell)
The George Pegg Botanic Garden is a Provincial Historic Resource. The 12 acre site is 50 minutes west of Edmonton, in scenic Lac Ste. Anne County. With the assistance of a team of dedicated volunteers we work to preserve the historic garden and to share information about the important botanical work of George Pegg by hosting special events, educational workshops, and school programs. Visit www.PeggGarden.org