Part-Time Nursery Technician

Miami, FL
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

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

Open Until Filled

FLSA Status

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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