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Position Announcement

Atlanta History Center


The Horticulturist is an entrepreneurial, collaborative, team oriented individual that is resourceful and prepared to lead. This individual's primary responsibility is installing, and establishing and maintaining the Entrance Gardens, the first impression of the Goizueta Gardens, throughout the year. This area covers the entire frontage along West Paces Ferry Road and includes Veteran's Park, Courtyard Garden, parking lot landscape and McElreath Hall plantings.

The successful candidate will be a strategic and innovative thinker, as well as a self-starter who demonstrates strong interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills and energy, creative vision, and a sense of humor and charisma; has strong organizational and analytical ability, in addition to a positive attitude and human relations orientation; is an articulate and persuasive communicator, both verbally and in writing; is goal-oriented and able to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet myriad deadlines; and possesses a strong sense of personal and professional integrity with the ability to exercise authority and accept responsibility.

The successful candidate must be able to work independently, while consulting with the VP Goizueta Gardens and Living Collections on a consistent basis and must demonstrate capacity to make sound recommendations in a fluid environment. The successful candidate must be able to perform all essential job functions accurately and efficiently; be willing and able to develop and maintain professional and positive working relationships with supervisors, staff, managers and constituents of the Atlanta History Center team; be able to exercise tact and diplomacy; work with tight deadlines; and produce first-rate, highly accurate work, with meticulous attention to detail; uphold ethical standards and comply with all state and federal laws and company policies and procedures.

Application Deadline is September 21, 2018. Satisfactory criminal and MVR background check is required. See more information and apply online at

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