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Horticulture Intern – Bethlehem, PA

Saucon Valley Country Club, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Celebrating its 100th year, Saucon Valley Country Club lies nestled in the Lehigh Valley; an hour north of Philadelphia and slightly more than an hour west of New York City. Encompassing over 800 acres are three championship golf courses, a 6-hole junior course, tennis, squash, swimming pools, fine dining facilities and an 18th century guesthouse. Through its illustrious history, Saucon Valley has hosted eight USGA Championships and is slated to host its ninth with the 2022 US Senior Open Championship. Along with the Championships hosted, Saucon Valley prides itself on being recognized as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary, a Platinum Club of America and the recipient of several renovation and environmental awards.

Saucon Valley is dedicated to providing students with a comprehensive internship in a fast paced work environment. We are seeking motivated, detail oriented individuals who have a passion for learning and want to excel in the Horticulture Industry.

 Interns will gain experience in all facets of horticulture maintenance with the main highlights being:

  • Preparations for the 2022 US Senior Open Championship
  • Chemical and fertilizer application and calibration
  • Seasonal plantings
  • Maintenance of landscape beds
  • Design of planters
  • Pest management
  • Water management
  • Pruning

Educational Requirements

Currently enrolled/recently graduated from an accredited horticulture program or related field.

Experience Requirements

Prior horticulture experience preferred but not required.

Job Requirements

  • Able to lift up to 50 Lbs
  • Willing to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Able to bend, stoop and stand for up to 8-10 hours a day

Job Benefits

  • On site housing
  • Multi course facility experience
  • Potential for advancement upon graduation
  • Educational trips
  • Golfing privileges
  • Uniforms

Salary

Competitive pay with overtime available.

Job Application Instructions

Send cover letter and resume to jroney@sauconvalleycc.org

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