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2015 Professional Gardener Application

Last, First, MI
Who has been most influential in your decision to pursue horticulture as a profession?
How do you handle conflict? How do you resolve conflict?
Describe a garden that has inspired your interest in horticulture.
How would you personally like to apply sustainable practices to the horticultural field?
In what volunteer or extra-curricular activities are you active? What is your role, and how have you shown leadership?
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Apply agricultural chemicals (pesticides)
Operate mechanized tools, e.g. rototiller and mowers
Operate large equipment, e.g. tractors and loaders
Climb trees using rope and saddle
Work in adverse weather conditions
Lift 50 pounds
Dig trees with hand tools
Operate a chain saw
Be elevated in a bucket truck
Work from a ladder or lift
Given proper instruction and safety equipment, are you willing and physically able to meet the above work and behavior expectations?
If you answered “no” to any of the above, please explain here.
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Do you have a valid driver's license?
A valid driver’s license is a prerequisite for consideration for admission into the Program. All students must be able to access all of the different parts of Longwood’s facilities by motorized vehicle. Exceptions to this requirement may be granted on a case-by-case basis for disabled applicants otherwise qualified for the Program and who have requested accommodation for their disability.
Professional References
List above the names, titles, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of the persons from whom you have requested references. Note: these are professional references, not personal or character references. No reference shall be from a relative or personal friend.
List above the names, titles, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of the persons from whom you have requested references. Note: these are professional references, not personal or character references. No reference shall be from a relative or personal friend.
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