FS: Landscape Assistant (S9762B)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

For Short Term 2013

This job involves the maintenance of landscape beds on campus. This includes planting, fertilizing, weeding, and pruning. Students will also assist with the installation of new landscape projects and planting trees on campus.

Specific responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:


The Basics


Department: Facility Services
Supervisor: Bill Bergevin
Office Location: Facility Services Greenhouse
Email: wbergevi
Pay Grade: B
Hours: 5-15
Workers: 8

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities

Requirements


Applicants with some horticulture related class experience and/or experience related to plant care, are preferred.

Reporting


Landscape Assistants report to the Landscape Coordinator and work closely with other Physical Plant employees.

Responsibilities


Landscape Assistants work mostly outdoors, but some time will be spent in the greenhouse. These students must be able to bend, stoop, lift, carry, and perform tasks requiring moderate strength. Gardening hand tools and hand saws will be used often.