Open Regular Part-Time and Temporary Positions
Winterthur offers privileges to our part-time and temporary staff. Many enjoy participating in our ongoing continuing education and family programs while others take delight in the discounts available at the shops and restaurant.
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Extended Hours to Access Gardens & Grounds
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Service Recognition Programs
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Discounts in the Shops & Restaurant
Current Open Regular Part-time and Temporary Positions
JOB TITLE: Floral Designer
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: is an integral part of the Winterthur floral team. The designer creates floral arrangements for the museum displays and public reception areas year round, according to parameters set by the Flower Program Coordinator and the Curator for Interpretation. As requested, the designer will create floral displays for museum events and provide wedding work and installation. The designer must demonstrate skill in seasonal work, especially for the Yuletide season, when trees, wreaths, garlands, and larger floral work will be created and installed both indoors and around the property. On scheduled days, the designer will care for, maintain, and groom all floral arrangements in the museum and public areas, plants in the Conservatory, and seasonal displays. The designer will be trained in the care and handling of flowers in a museum and will demonstrate understanding and proficiency at this work, with utmost consideration given at all times to the safety of the museum collections. At times, the floral designer will lead or participate in floral demonstrations or lectures
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Minimum education: High School diploma. Minimum knowledge/skills: Detail oriented and organized. Must be able to differentiate the various types and colors of plant materials. Able to process information received verbally or in written form and reconstruct this information in creating and maintaining floral décor. Proven skills in creating floral designs in a variety of styles using both fresh and artificial material. Must be able to work weekends, evenings, and some holidays as needed, including in the Spring and Yuletide seasons, and days around the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays; have flexible schedule. Professional demeanor at all times, especially when working in the public eye. Must be able to lift arrangements that are up to 40 lbs. from a cart to a counter-top and have ability to walk up and down 2 flights of stairs. Minimum experience: 1 plus years’ experience in floral design applying a range of skills compatible with Winterthur’s aesthetic and needs.
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