Department of Veterans Affairs - Tampa, FL

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The Gardener position is located in the Grounds Section of Environmental Management Service at James A. Haley Veterans Hospital and Clinics. The gardener is required to work with minimum supervision to perform a wide variety of duties to enhance the appearance of lawns, trees, shrubs, plants, walkways, recreational areas, roads and parking lots at this 40 plus acre facility. The incumbent must consider seasonal schedules and/or project plans for this facility's grounds. Studies suitability of weather, degree of moisture in the air, soil, and the stage of growth to decide when and where work will be accomplished. Must figure quantities of plants, seeds, fertilizer and other materials needed for specific areas. Uses greenhouse and shade house as a nursery to develop plants for improvement and maintenance of grounds appearance. Selects proper fungicides, insecticides, and herbicides for the control of common plant diseases, insects, and weeds. Maintains appearance of lawns, shrubs, and trees to a high level of acceptability.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 6:30 am to 3:00 pm and rotating weekends.
Position Description Title/PD#: Gardener WG-5003-06 PD# 673-03044-A
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

Promotion Potential: This position is at the full performance level/band.

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The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a government-run military veteran benefit system with Cabinet-level status. It is...