The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s department of workforce development in partnership with the City of Philadelphia are recruiting for our green industry job training bootcamp happening spring 2023. This paid, six-week program take part in classroom & hands on training in basic ecology, landscape maintenance and tool & equipment operation. Additional workshops in Job readiness will also be included in the training. Upon completion, trainees will graduate and be placed in full time jobs with long term potential within PHS’s network of employer partners.
The training is broken down into three phases:
Core Skills Training: 4 weeks of hands-on & classroom-based training in Green Industry Fundamentals
On the Job Internship: 2 weeks on the job training with an industry employer
Graduation & Job Placement: Full time job placement with employer.
Cohort I: 3/20/2023 thru 4/28/2023
Cohort II: 4/17/2023 thru 5/26/2023
WHERE: FDR Park in South Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Must be over 18 years of age and a resident of Philadelphia
Be legally eligible to work in Pennsylvania
Be comfortable working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
Be able to commit to a FULL TIME job in the Landscaping Industry upon Graduation
Be physically able to perform all tasks associated with an outdoor, physical labor position
Interviews are being held Thursday March 9th at The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Reentry Partnerships located at 1425 Arch Street, 1st Floor from 9:30-2:30pm
Please call to confirm an interview time at: 215-988-8760 or firstname.lastname@example.org