Hillsborough County, FL - Tampa, FL

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Performs work directing educational activities concerning composting and vermi-composting.


Designs and implements compost and vermi-composting conservation educational programs to homeowners and students.

Organizes and implements workshops, demonstrations and exhibits.

Assists the public with answers to questions on composting and vermi-composting strategies.

Orders supplies for educational programs to include hand-outs, compost bins, compost thermometers, worm bins, and related material.

Promotes the program through the media via press releases, feature articles, and webpages.

Evaluates the effectiveness of the program.

Performs other related duties as required.


Working knowledge of Florida flora and fauna.

Working knowledge of horticultural best management techniques.

Ability to present curriculum and training programs to the public.

Ability to prepare and complete organized reports.

Ability to read and understand job related materials.

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Ability to work effectively with others.

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.


Note: Minimum Qualifications MUST be attained before the recruitment ending date.

Graduation from High School or possession of a GED certificate; and
Familiarity with Florida environmental horticultural; and
Possession of a valid Driver license.


NOTE : The County requires successful completion of a drug screen and background check.


VETERANS' PREFERENCE : Preference will ONLY be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation to support entitlement to preference MUST be provided at the time of application.

DRUG-FREE WORK PLACE : The employers of Hillsborough County have implemented a drug-free workplace and all offers of employment are conditioned on job applicants successfully passing a drug test.

NOTE : Depending on the agency of employment, individuals hired may be required to review Hillsborough County driving eligibility criteria and acknowledge their understanding of its provisions.

NOTE : Employees are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters affecting the County. They are required to work in their normal job duties or other activities within their skills and capabilities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with existing rules and procedures.

EXAMINATION : Applicants will be competitively rated on the basis of their training and experience.

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