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Horticulture Assistant
Summary
Title:Horticulture Assistant
ID:530000003Mar18
Department:UW Extension
Deadline:Open until filled.
Recruitment ends at 4:30 p.m. :N/A
Job Type:Part time, seasonal
Hours per week:20 hours/week
Salary Range:$9.18/hour
Description
We are seeking candidates who possess knowledge regarding plants and insects related to home gardening. This part time, seasonal position will start approximately May 21, 2018 ending Sept. 5, 2018.

This is a brief description of the job duties:

The primary responsibility of the Summer Horticulture Assistant is to assist the full-time Agriculture Agent in disseminating technical information in horticulture by diagnosing home horticulture problems from samples brought to the office or by direct telephone contact.

 

This individual will be responsible to the Department Head of the County Staff and through him/her to the Agriculture and Extension Education Committee. This individual will work under the direct guidance of the County Agriculture Agent. The position typically starts in late May ending in September.

These are the skills we are seeking:
 

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Training and experience in horticulture or agriculture.

  • Training/experience working in a greenhouse, nursery or landscaping.

  • Master Gardener Certification preferred.

  • Appropriate experience in working with people.

  • Valid driver’s license and access to an insured vehicle.

  • Able to schedule evening and weekend work as needed (very minimal).

  • Ability to speak read and write the English language.

This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications