Part-Time Nursery Technician

Location
Miami, FL
Posted
Mar 10, 2018
Institution Type
Community College


Job Title Part-Time Nursery Technician
Job ID 996886
Location Kendall Campus
Full/Part Time Part-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary


Job Details



Job Family

STAFF - Support Staff

Grade
C1
Salary
$8.68 - $11.14
Department
Life Sciences, Health and Wellness
Reports To
Greenhouse Nursery Manager and Program Director
Closing Date

Open Until Filled

FLSA Status
Non-Exempt


Job Summary


The Nursery Technician assists with the daily upkeep and maintenance of the Landscape Technology/Greenhouse grounds and with any other functions and services of the program and/or facilities.


Duties & Responsibilities


  • Conducts appropriate repotting, plant propagation, weeding, and general management of nursery plants
  • Maintains the potting area in good order
  • Evaluates the environmental conditions of plants, such as irrigation, light and wind problems and reports these problems to the Greenhouse Nursery Manager
  • Assists the Greenhouse Nursery Manager in preparing plants and selling plants both at the Nursery; as well as, at plant sales on the main campus
  • Assists the Greenhouse Nursery Manager with facility concerns as they arise so as to maintain the nursery in good repair at all times
  • Performs other duties as assigned



Minimum Requirements


  • 30 College Credits from a regionally accredited institution with one (1) year of related work experience; or Current MDC college student enrolled in the Landscape Technology Program
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Previous horticultural/nursery experience a plus
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and able to carry out assigned tasks
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evening and weekend assignments
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff


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