Madison, WI
Aug 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 102530-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, Plant Sciences

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 102530


Official Title: ARBORETUM TECH(90480)

Hiring Department: A347700-VCRGE/ARBORETUM/ARBORETUM

FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $11.88

Job Summary:

The Arboretum Technician is a member of the Arboretum Land Care field crew and works with the Land Care Manager and field crew to implement restoration and management plans for the Arboretum's restored and remnant plant and animal communities. Also assists in the management of horticultural gardens and general maintenance of the grounds.

Arboretum land management contributes to the Arboretum mission--"We conserve and restore Arboretum lands, advance restoration ecology and foster the land ethic"--by ensuring that our ecological communities and horticultural plantings illustrate exemplary management practices and are a valuable resource for research, teaching and outreach.

Schedule Comment:

Regular work hours: M-F 7am-12pm & 12:30pm-3:30pm
Additional and/or irregular hours may be required for snow removal, prescribed burns and hazardous tree removal.


Denise Westphal
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter and resume. Your cover letter should specifically address: knowledge of ecological restoration and native/exotic plant species; safety certifications acquired and/or experience demonstrating safe work habits; experience operating and maintaining various vehicles, equipment, hand and power tools, etc.; and experience performing physical labor under adverse field conditions.

This recruitment will be used to fill two Arboretum Technician positions at the Arboretum.

$12.83 is the minimum of the range. Pay will be determined on qualifications and experience.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 08 Aug 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 22 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time