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Thank you for your interest in joining the PHS team. Explore our current job openings below. Jobs within the organization include administrative, gardener, or positions at PHS Meadowbrook Farm.

Community Gardens Farm Manager

The Community Gardens Farm Manager plays a leading role in forging and cultivating partnerships to expand our services in Montgomery County. The Farm Manager is responsible for overseeing all functions of the PHS Green Resource Center at Farm Park, including seedling propagation and distribution, farm production, educational opportunities for public, volunteer management, and site maintenance.  The Farm Manager will also oversee a seasonal staff position and apprentices who will assist with activities on the farm. This position collaborates with municipal and state agencies, existing alliances, organizations, and task forces to advance PHS’s leadership role in community gardens, urban farming and food systems, inform policies, mobilize gardeners to grow and share food, as well as strengthen and build the region’s urban agriculture networks. This position is currently funded through June 2022. Extension is dependent on future funding. 


Farm Assistant

The PHS Green Resource Center at Farm Park is located in East Norriton. Featuring 2 acres of production land, greenhouse, pavilion and solar array, the PHS Green Resource Center is an educational and production hub meant to support gardeners and growers across the region. The Community Gardens Farm Assistant plays an essential supporting role as it pertains to site management and the farm’s production. The Farm Assistant will work closely the Farm Manager and assist with seedling propagation and distribution, farm production, educational opportunities for public, volunteer work days, and site maintenance.


LandCare Seasonal Field Coordinator

PHS is currently seeking a dynamic, talented, and extremely motivated Seasonal Field Coordinator to ensure the LandCare lots receive top-quality maintenance deserved by the community.  This position with supervising, directing, and monitoring landscape construction activities on assigned projects in accordance with schedules, budgets, drawings, and specifications, while maintaining the highest-level quality of work. This position reports directly to the Philadelphia LandCare Operations Manager and will work closely with the rest of the Philadelphia LandCare team.


Legacy Landscape Lead Zone Gardener (Seasonal)

The PHS Public Landscapes Department is seeking a zone gardener to care for the Legacy Landscapes along the Ben Franklin Parkway. Working with the Public Landscapes team, this individual will implement an elevated standard of maintenance on the Legacy Sites and other public spaces in Philadelphia. This individual should be accustomed to working independently and be familiar with diverse horticultural and maintenance practices. Day-to-day responsibilities for the position will include seasonal garden maintenance, planting installations, identification of plant species and cultivars, selective and rejuvenation pruning. This individual should be prepared to interface with the public on a variety of gardening topics and the horticultural history of Ben Franklin Parkway.



Legacy Landscape Zone Gardener (Seasonal)

 The PHS Public Landscapes Department is seeking a zone gardener to care for the Legacy Landscapes along the Ben Franklin Parkway. Working with the Public Landscapes team, this individual will implement an elevated standard of maintenance on the Legacy Sites and other public spaces in Philadelphia. This individual should be accustomed to working independently and be familiar with diverse horticultural and maintenance practices. Day-to-day responsibilities for the position will include seasonal garden maintenance, planting installations, identification of plant species and cultivars, selective and rejuvenation pruning.   This individual should be prepared to interface with the public on a variety of gardening topics and the horticultural history of Ben Franklin Parkway. 



Navy Yard Zone Gardener (Seasonal)

 The Philadelphia Navy Yard is approximately a 1200 acre campus located in South Philadelphia. The campus is in the process of revamping its landscapes and has contracted the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society to lead the way in this unique transformation. The grounds are comprised of a large number of mature trees & shrubs, mixed perennial beds, annual displays, rain gardens, and meadow plantings which are maintained by a small team of seasonal gardeners which this lead by the PHS project manager and lead gardener. The position reports to the Head Gardener



Urban Activation Program Coordinator

PHS seeks a Program Coordinator who will support the South Street and Manayunk Pop-Up Gardens, Farmers Market at the Drexel University Gateway Garden, and additional ancillary programs. This position will assist with the planning and coordinating of the Pop-Up programming season, help with daily operations and logistics, and vet new programming partnership opportunities. Candidates should have the ability to manage administrative and logistical support of small businesses and local farm vendors, including PA alcoholic beverages. Manage internal and external programming partners, coordinate with Pop Up operating partners and their respective on-site staffs, and provide excellent customer service with all Pop-Up guests. Position requires evenings and occasional weekends. The successful candidate is professional, excels at special event management, provides outstanding customer service, and is able to build and maintain positive relationships with internal and external customers.  

This is a great opportunity for someone with a food and beverage background with a strong interest in horticulture, event logistics and program planning.