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Postion: Gardener
Reports To: Director of Horticulture
Position Status: Temporary Full-Time
Location: Washington, DC


Position Overview:

Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens is seeking a full-time, temporary (December - March) gardener. Full-time is preferred; part-time will be considered. Total number of scheduled hours per week varies based on need. Employee’s schedule will be a combination of weekdays, Saturdays and some Sundays. This position requires a good amount of flexibility, stamina and the willingness and ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.  Hillwood has free parking and is walking distance from the Red Line Metro Stop (VanNess). 



  • Must be experienced in the proper use of power landscape tools
  • Perform garden and grounds tasks including pruning, planting, mulching, weeding, fertilizing and general garden maintenance
  • Safe operation of power tools such as walk-behind blowers, trimmers, etc.
  • Proper use of hand tools such as saws, pruners, rakes and shovels



  • Ability to operate equipment and lift 50 pounds
  • Demonstrated safe use of common landscape power and hand tools
  • Experience with common gardening tasks and knowledge of plant pruning techniques, watering and general maintenance


Interested candidates should submit their resume and letter of interest to (preferred method) or fax to (202) 966-1623. 

No phone calls please.  Hillwood is an equal opportunity employer.