Plant Healthcare Specialist

Wilmington, North Carolina
$29,335 - $31,000
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Vacancy Number: S00629
Working Title: Plant Healthcare Specialist
Career Band Title: Horticulture/Grounds Technician
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus
Competency Level: Journey

Essential functions of this position:
Manages pest and various landscaping functions for the University. Identifies pest including fungus, insect, disease and weeds. Assist in training of landscape employees in identifying pests on university properties as needed. Development and Implementation of an Integrated Pest Management System for the university.

N.C. Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
High school diploma or equivalency and demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Requires North Carolina Pesticide License.

Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position:
A working knowledge of landscape maintenance and ability to operate large and small equipment
Ability to follow directions and learn new skills while on the job
Leadership in training and communication with crew members
Demonstrate understanding of the mixing and application of pesticides and herbicides and the ability to oversee application by other employees

Certifications or licensure required to perform the essential functions of the position:
Valid NC Drivers’ License
NCDA Turf & Ornamental and Aquatic Licensed or ability to acquire within 90 days of start date

Recruitment Range: $29,335 - $31,000
NC Salary Grade Equivalency: 54
Hours Per Week: 1.0 (40 hours per week)
Months Per Year: 12 Months
Work Days: Monday - Friday
Work Hours: 6:00AM - 3:30PM (may be adjusted for season)
Position Number: 7444
Job Posting Date: 10/03/2017
Posting Close Date: 10/17/2017

PLEASE NOTE: To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application. Due to the high interest in positions at UNCW, we are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the position if selected for an interview. Thank you in advance for your understanding.
You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position.
For more info/to apply visit Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.
This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

EEO Statement:
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified persons from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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