Greenhouse / Outdoor Land Lab Assistant

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Posting NumberST140210Position TitleGreenhouse / Outdoor Land Lab AssistantDepartmentAgriculture/HorticultureDivisionAcademic AffairsSalary Range - Minimum$8.50 per hourFull Time / Part Time? Part TimeHours per week20Temporary? NoNumber of DaysN/A Posting Detail Information

Posting Date08/20/2019Closing Date09/17/2019Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:
• Satisfactory results of a background check
• Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

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http://www.jjc.edu/career-services/Pages/default.aspx

Job Description

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

POSITION TITLE: Greenhouse / Outdoor Land Lab Assistant
DEPARTMENT: Agriculture and Horticulture

REPORTS TO: Caryn Genens

POSITION SUMMARY (optional)

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Irrigation of greenhouses and gardens including weekends
2.Transplanting and propagating of collections and crops
3.Plant sales, customer relations, money handling
4.Maintenance: weeding, cleaning, installations, mulching, deliveries
5.Record keeping of crops, deliveries, chemical applications
6.Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1.Must be enrolled in 6 hours of classes at JJC
2.Completing a Horticulture Degree
3.Willingness to work flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays
4.Good oral/written communication, organization and time management skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
1.Some experience in greenhouse and garden related work
2.Driver’s license
3.Self-starter, able to work independently,

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
•Lift up to 50 pounds, climb ladders, stand for extended periods, bend down to pull weeds or plant, do stairs

WORKING CONDITIONS
•Duties are performed in greenhouses with possible wet floors, high or low temperatures, and high humidity. Duties are performed in the Formal Gardens or Land Lab with plants, water, high or low temperatures, possible insects and irritants.

Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity.

ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT (ASR) NOTICE FIRE SAFETY REPORT (FSA) and MISSING PERSON POLICY (MPP) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN “ON CAMPUS” STUDENT HOUSING

Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in “on campus” student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website : www.jjc.edu/cleryreport

If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses.

This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you currently a Horticulture student at JJC?
    • yes
  2. Are you currently a student at Joliet Junior College and enrolled in at least 6 credit hours?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you have at least a 2.0 grade point average at Joliet Junior College?If you are brand new to Joliet Junior College, and do not yet have a grade point average, use the GPA from your previous institution.
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

 

 

 

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Posted: 9/11/2019
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