Horticulture Assistant LTE
Madison, WI 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Requisition Number20-0083
Post Date2/25/2020
TitleHorticulture Assistant LTE
CityMadison - East
OrganizationPrairie Ridge Grounds
LocationPrairie Ridge (Madison East)
DescriptionOakwood Village has an exciting opportunity for qualified candidates to join our Prairie Ridge (East Side of Madison) senior living community facility team as aHorticulture Assistant LTE. Our Horticulture Assistant is responsible for assisting in maintaining all aspects of the outdoor property[18 acre campus landscaped with parkland, gardens, ponds and prairie] , maintaining indoor plants, and assisting in the preparation work of gardening and horticulture therapy.

-This Horticulture Assistant LTE position is Limited Term position from May till the end of September (22 weeks) working 80 hours every two week 7:00am-3:30pm Monday through Friday.

Why works at Oakwood Village? Oakwood Village offers competitive wage of $18.00/hr, great benefits, and cares about work-life balance!

Job Responsibilities of a Horticulture Assistant (Not intended to be an all-inclusive list)
-Planting, watering, weeding, deadheading, pruning, transplanting, dividing, soil preparation and pest/disease monitoring for: bulbs, annuals, perennials, tropicals, shrubs, and/or trees.
-Maintaining indoor plants, including re-potting, light cleaning/organizing plants, pruning, treating for inspects/diseases, watering and fertilizing.
-Preparing for and assisting with resident garden groups and other resident garden activities.
-Safe operation and maintenance of equipment such as: vehicles, weed trimmers, leaf blowers/vacuums, and landscape hand tools.
-Maintaining a clean overall appearance of the property by collecting refuse and debris, and organizing outdoor spaces.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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