Horticultural technician

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Position Information

Job Title Horticultural technician Department Natural and Applied Science-Horticulture Posting Number 03051P Location Sterling, VA: 20164 Full or Part Time Part-Time Position End Date (if temporary) Required Travel Relocation Covered Salary Range $12.36/hr Position Summary Information

Basic Function

Part time employee needed to see to the watering requirements in the greenhouse and in the gardens that the horticulture department is responsible for on weekends, holidays, or when the Horticulturalist is unavailable. Employee will also be responsible for weeding gardens in the Horticulture department.

Duties and Responsibilities

See to watering needs of greenhouse and gardens the horticulture program maintains, weeds, and mulches when necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent

Combination of applicable experience or training.

Must have a basic understanding of plant care and maintenance.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience of greenhouse operating systems.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Employee must have a basic understanding of plant care and plant identification. Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time. Must be able to lift and hold 30 lbs.

Operation of a State Vehicle No Posting Detail Information

Open Date 02/12/2019 Close Date 02/26/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Background Check Statement

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background
investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of
education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as
I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s
Statement of Economic Interest.

Additional Information Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a High School diploma or GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please describe previous experience with plant management/care.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application




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Posted: 2/13/2019
Application Due: 2/26/2019
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