Job of the Week 3/11/16

This week we are highlighting a Greenhouse Coordinator (posting #2937) position, which will serve as the facility and equipment coordinator for the Horticulture Teaching and Research Center. The successful candidate will manage and oversee the maintenance of field plots and farm facilities in order to support horticulture research and teaching programs; will act as a resource person to faculty, research associates, staff, and students in order to coordinate the daily operations of the station; prepares and maintains field research plots (tilling, grading, disking, mowing), planting, irrigation, fertilization, and pest management in order to maintain plants and field plots for research and teaching; oversees and conducts improvements and repairs to station facilities and equipment including trucks, tractors, and other equipment and implements; will train, schedule, and supervise student employees; will requisition equipment and supplies for the station; will move, load, and unload supplies, materials, tools, and equipment; involves safety and tracking facility, equipment, systems, and supply usage in order to ensure that proper procedures are used (especially pesticides, fertilizers, and irrigation use for mandatory reports); assists with preparing station equipment, plots, and facilities for faculty, staff, and graduate students and help in setting up research projects as duties allow; occasional snow removal – plowing main farm roads, shoveling for building and greenhouse access.

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