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Director/Curator of Horticulture

We are excited you are exploring growth opportunities within San Diego Zoo Global!

Requirements include:

This position requires strong leadership experience in team building and long range planning, as well as botanical collection management and landscape management. An essential strength is the ability to work effectively with others as both a planning team leader and team participant. Excellent written and verbal skills are crucial. Applicants must have supervisory and project management skills, and a thorough knowledge of horticulture, landscape cost estimating and maintenance requirements, irrigation systems well and pump operations and potable/non-potable water systems and related safety regulations.

Also required is the ability to read and interpret architectural plans, evaluate proposals, prepare bid requests, write project specifications, prepare job requisitions, and understand union labor contracts. In addition, an individual in this position must be conversant with word processing and spreadsheet software as well as botanical collection management systems. Desirable experience includes the following: coursework in horticulture, landscape design and landscape maintenance or a related field; Bachelor’s degree in business Horticulture, Botany, or equivalent. One essential function for this position is the ability to drive a SDZ Global vehicle. If you are offered employment, you will be asked to authorize SDZ Global to access your current driving report through the DMV’s Employer Pull Notice Program. Your hiring for this position will be contingent on SDZ Global receiving an acceptable driving report for you. In addition, your continued employment in the position will depend on you maintaining an acceptable driving report from you. You may obtain a list of conditions that disqualify a person from driving an SDZ Global vehicle from a Human Resources RepresentativeAdditional Considerations:  San Diego Zoo Global asks that all employees conform to a strict dress code and grooming policy. Tattoos may not be visible or must be appropriately covered while on duty. Jewelry may be worn if it does not detract from a well-groomed look or create a safety hazard. No facial or tongue piercing.

To Apply- For more job information and to apply:

Application Deadline: Monday, April 29, 2019

**San Diego Zoo Global is a smoke-free workplace**