Horticulturist Assistant

Location
Columbia, SC
Posted
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00103PO18 Classification Title Building/Grounds Specialist III Internal Title Horticulturist Assistant Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Administration and Finance Department Facilities Landscaping Band 3 Advertised Minimum Salary $22,182 Advertised Salary Range $22,182 -$31,614 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

7:00 am – 3:30 pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Trades/Maintenance

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.



Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Responsible for mowing operations and landscaping and grounds maintenance operations in the provision of quality services to University grounds areas.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

High school diploma and 1 year related experience. Driver's License required.

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Must be familiar with greenhouse operations, grounds maintenance, horticulture/floriculture practices, green roof garden design and maintenance, and plant propagation techniques. Employee must demonstrate organizational skills, planning and scheduling skills and problem solving. Employee must have the ability to manage multiple duties concurrently. Employee must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills. Employee must be able to make fact based decisions and build positive customer relationships. Employee must use initiative and be proactive in discharging duties. Employee must project a positive image which encourages high morale and team spirit and promotes confidence, usefulness and purpose.



Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 03/16/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 02/01/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/25587 EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.



Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma and 1 year related work experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a valid Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * If selected, will you be willing to accept the advertised salary? If not, what are your salary requirements?

    (Open Ended Question)



Applicant Documents
Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Other Supporting Documents
    3. Resume

    PI101377229

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