001148

JOB TITLE:Gardener
CLASS CODE:740909

JOB SUMMARY

Oversee the maintenance, development and beautification of grounds and gardens.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES

Maintain all trees, plants, shrubs and grasses within the assigned area.

Manage all greenhouse scheduling and operation.

Transplant, fertilize, spray, graft and prune when necessary.

Determine irrigation needs and establish systems.

Assist in selection of equipment and supplies needed for use.

Operate mechanized equipment and do minor maintenance repair.

Apply herbicide and pesticides per EPA guidelines.

Remove snow from University properties as assigned

Perform related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING & SKILLS

Associate's degree in Horticulture. Valid driver's license. Operator's license to apply herbicides and pesticides.

EXPERIENCE

One year of related experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted.

SUPERVISOR TITLE(S)

Groundskeeper, Foreman

SUBORDINATE TITLE(S)

Various