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The City of Raymore is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made solely on the basis of merit. We strive to ensure each employee a discrimination-free workplace and have a strong commitment to equal employment opportunities. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce.

Hiring decisions are contingent upon satisfactory results of a physical examination, including a drug and alcohol use and misuse screening, and a review of the results of a pre-employment background check.

Application Criteria

  • Employment Applications are only accepted for open positions that have been announced and for which we are  actively recruiting. Applications will NOT be accepted unless the position is open.
  • Applications must be received no later than the recruitment deadline.
  • If you have submitted your application previously, and are interested in a new opening, you must complete a new application. Previous applications cannot be transferred to other positions.
  • Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed online application, but may be submitted as an attachment to the online application.


  • Type:Limited Term
  • Salary/Pay Rate:DOQ
  • Posted Date:12/07/2017

The City of Raymore has an excellent opportunity for a student studying Horticulture or for someone who may already be experienced.  We are looking for a seasonal Horticulturist who is ready to roll up their sleeves and wants to make an impact on the beautification of our great city!

This is a seasonal position working Monday thru Friday approximately April thru October 2018.

Duties include:

Responsibility for culture and care of specialty plants.
Responsibility for bedding plant selection, care and layout.
Performing diagnosis of plant nutrition and pest control needs; fertilization and herbicide.
Performing landscape rehabilitation, including demolition and installation.
Identifying need and performing hand watering when necessary.  
Maintaining equipment in proper running order.
Understanding and actively participating in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities.  
Performing other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High school diploma
Dependable, consistent attendance.
Certification/License: Valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications:

Associate's degree in Horticulture or related field preferred.
Field experience working directly with flowers, turf, trees and basic landscape designs.

Applciations accepted online at;

To apply in person M-F 8:00-5:00

City of Raymore
100 Municipal Circle
Raymore, Mo. 64083






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