Spanish Fork City
  • 17-Jan-2019 to 18-Mar-2019 (MST)
  • Spanish Fork, UT, USA
  • $12.00 - $16.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

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EFFECTIVE DATE:  February 2015                                                                            

 

GREENHOUSE WORKER

DEPARTMENT:   PARKS & RECREATION

SALARY:  $12.00 - $16.00

JOB CLASS:  FULL TIME

JOB CLOSES:  Open Until Filled 

 

GENERAL PURPOSE

Working under the supervision of the Spanish Fork City Buildings and Grounds Lead Worker the Greenhouse Worker will attend to the city greenhouse duties including care for the plants and care for the citywide planter boxes. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Daily management of duties in a greenhouse environment and duties relating to flower planter boxes throughout Spanish Fork City. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: propagation, potting, watering, fertilizing, cutting back and other associated plant care responsibilities; production of an annual and perennial plant stock suitable for distribution to the citywide planters; transplanting greenhouse stock into the citywide planters; supervising volunteer crews in the care of the planters including soil preparation, planting, cultivating, weeding, fertilizing and removal of plant stock. Duties include irrigation system maintenance and repair. 

Must have professional positive attitude with good communication skills. Be productive while working alone and with others. 

Performs other related duties as assigned. Must be able to meet attendance and punctuality requirements for this position. Must abide by all city policies and procedures. Must work well with others and be a team player. 

Applicants will be required to submit to a criminal background check and drug test. 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Education and Experience: Associates Degree in Horticulture plus 2 years of experience in greenhouse production and horticulture or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must have a good understanding of horticulture, specifically greenhouse production of annuals and perennials. Must have strong experience in propagation, potting and transplanting. Must be able to accurately diagnose insects and diseases and be knowledgeable of pesticides and fertilizers and their application to materials. Must have excellent design, organizational and planning skills, and strong people skills. Basic computer skills would be helpful. Must be an open minded problem solver that adapts readily to change. This is a hands-on position. Applicant should be self-motivated.
  3. Special Requirements: Valid Utah Driver License. Must have Utah State Pesticide Applicators License in Ornamental and Turf Category or pass exam within 1 year of hire date. 
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