Madison, WI
Mar 06, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 104203-TE

Work Type: Temporary


Location: Madison

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

Employment Class: Temporary Employment

Position Vacancy ID: 104203


Official Title: HORTICULTURAL TECH(35640)


FTE: %

Term: This is a Temporary appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $15.35

Job Summary:

This position functions as the Horticultural Technician for the Department of Botany Gardens and Greenhouses (8,000 sq.ft. with over 2,000 species and the site of botanical research; and the Botanical Garden and pond (1.2 acres with about 600 species).

Under the general supervision of the Director, the Horticultural technician: 1) prepares plant materials for about 14 courses and assists with research and teaching activities; 2) implements proper horticultural techniques, propagates plants and implements the integrated pest management (IPM) program; 3) assists with training and coordination of student workers and volunteers and 4) maintains, inspects and cleans greenhouse and garden facilities.


Schedule Comment:

25-30 hours per week


Julie Olson Paul
[email protected]
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.

For questions on the position, contact: Julie Olson-Paul at 608-262-8010 or [email protected] .

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advanced notice.

Cover letters will be used as a writing sample and to determine the best qualified applicants. Thus, your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to this position including your work experience in the following, if applicable, and where it was performed: integrated pest management (IPM), plant taxonomy, practices and principles of horticulture and/or botany.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

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

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: Mar 5 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Mar 16 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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