Technician, Horticulture II
Palm Beach State College - Palm Beach Gardens, FL

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Responsible for assisting with a variety of tasks within the Environmental Horticulture department. Operates plant tissue culture lab, small hydroponic unit, and grafts and buds plants. Propagates landscape plants, weeds, prunes, mulches, fertilizes, plants, labels, and removes dead plants. Assists with classroom preparation and takedown. Maintains records. Performs various light maintenance duties.

Minimum Qualifications:
Associate's degree or two years of college coursework required, or related experience accepted in lieu of degree.

Minimum of one year related experience required.

Valid driver's license required.

Must have the ability to calculate and mix fertilizer.

Required Computer Skills:
Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to use various internet browsers preferred.

Knowledge of Microsoft Excel or similar application preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
For positions that require a college degree, Palm Beach State only recognizes degrees confirmed from institutions that are accredited by one of the seven regional accrediting organizations. To view a listing of the regionally accredited organizations, please visit http://www.chea.org/Directories/regional.asp .

Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). An evaluation report from an accrediting organization must be attached prior to the application closing date of each position. To view a listing of the current members of (NACES), please visit http://www.naces.org/members.htm .

Normal work hours:
8:00am to 11:00am; hours are flexible

Normal work week:
Monday through Thursday; some Fridays may be required

Number of Hours:
Other

If Other, specify hours:
10 hours per week

Minimum Pay Rate/Salary:
$12.51

Pay Basis:
Hourly

Job Open Date:
01-31-2014

Job Close Date:
02-16-2014

Is this position grant funded?

No

Driver's License Required:
Yes

Job Category:
Classified Staff

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