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Arboretum Student Worker

The Ambler Arboretum of Temple University is a 187-acre public garden and outdoor classroom for Temple University located at the Ambler Campus. Student workers are needed to assist in the care of the gardens.

Job Summary

Assist gardeners and horticulturists in day-to-day garden tasks which include but are not limited to weeding, watering, pest control, disease management, raking, mulching, shoveling, planting, propagating, edging, dividing and transplanting.  


Experience in gardening or landscaping

Excellent communication skills

Familiarity with plants, how plants grow and plant needs

Ability to work independently, self-starter, also works well within a collaborative setting

Problem-solving skills and willingness to learn and ask questions

Work with volunteers

Represent the Arboretum and University in a professional manner

Valid Driver’s License

Physical Requirements

Able to lift, bend, squat, crouch, kneel

Use of various hand tools

Working in all weather conditions

 Go to Careers@Temple on TUPortal to apply.