Student Employee, Greenhouse/Outdoor Land Lab Assistant

Joliet Junior College
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Job location: JJC Main Campus

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-10-19
Req: REQ-314

Position Title:

Student Employee, Greenhouse/Outdoor Land Lab Assistant

Job Description:

Student Employee, Greenhouse/Outdoor Land Lab Assistant

POSITION TITLE: Student Employee, Greenhouse/Outdoor Land Lab Assistant

STATUS: Part time

DEPARTMENT: Agriculture/Horticulture

DIVISION: Academic Affairs

REPORTS TO: Caryn Genens/Lisa Perkins


MINIMIUM PAY RATE: $11.00 per hour

(Position is FWS Eligible)

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.

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

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

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

• 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.

Full Time/Part Time:

Part time

Union (If Applicable):

Scheduled Hours:



Working at Joliet Junior College 

Joliet Junior College, the nation's first public community college, offers pre-baccalaureate programs for students planning to transfer to a four-year university. A comprehensive community college, JJC also provides occupational education leading directly to employment, adult education and literacy programs, workforce development services, and student support services.

Tucked in the middle of a wildlife preserve, bridging the banks of a lake and surrounded by its own Arboretum, Joliet Junior College is an educational community that embraces diversity and promotes personal growth. Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC. We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

The recruitment of qualified and diverse personnel is the cornerstone of JJC's commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace. The College supports this commitment by providing personnel with excellent terms and conditions of employment, outstanding health and welfare benefits and programs for a secure retirement.

JJC employees work in a wide variety of roles within the college, including faculty, support staff, and administrative positions. With such a diverse range of professions, JJC ensures that a wealth of development opportunities is available to employees. From personal growth, career advancement, and a dynamic and rewarding work atmosphere, employees have the resources they need to achieve a successful and fulfilling career at JJC.

Joliet Junior College's open search procedures allow us to find the best available candidates for positions and to provide a balanced workforce to reflect the ethnic composition of the District we serve.

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