Job No: 524588
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Department: 63520300 - FS-OPER EG GROUNDS-LANDSCAPE
Participates in the Annual Flower Program to include periodic flower change outs in landscape beds, urns and planters, flower towers, and other annual flower locations. Routine maintenance of color locations to include weed control, fertility, pest scouting, and soil level maintenance. Assists with indoor plant maintenance duties.
Participates in plant nursery operations including plant propagation, fertility, watering, weed control and receiving of stock.
Assists with maintenance of high profile landscape beds such as Campus Entrance Marquees and Campus Gateways.
Operates State Vehicles which may include pick-up trucks, heavy-duty utility vehicles or golf carts.
Performs other related work as assigned.
Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
This position requires a criminal background check and post offer Health Assessment and Hearing Evaluation.
Employee must possess and maintain a valid Florida Class E Driver's License.
Completion of the 9th Grade Education.
Knowledge of annual flowers and their use and maintenance
Plant propagation experience
Basic landscape maintenance knowledge
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.
Health Assessment Required: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Health Assessment Required: $Health
Applications Close: $Closes
To apply, visit https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/524588/horticulture-specialist
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