FS: Landscape Assistant (S9762B)
Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities
This job involves the maintenance of landscape beds on campus. The work includes raking out leaves and old mulch, weeding, edging, basic pruning and application of new bark mulch. Students will be working outside at all times. Students may also be involved in planting annual flowers as weather dictates.
Specific responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:
Department: Facility Services
Supervisor: Bill Bergevin
Office Location: Facility Services Greenhouse
Pay Grade: B
Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities
Required Education: Completion of high school
Desired Education: Some horticultural related classes
Experience: Experience related to plant care
Landscape Assistants report to the Landscape Coordinator and work closely with other Physical Plant employees.
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.