Cultivates and caresfor ornamental plants and installs floral displays in indoor or outdoor settings through performance of any combination of following duties as directed by supervisory personnel.
Conditions and prepares soils and plants seeds, seedlings or bulbs in greenhouse or outdoor growing area, using spades, trowels, sprayers, sprinklers, cultivators and other gardening hand tools.
Fertilizes, waters, weeds, transplants or thins plants in growing areas. Mixes and applies pesticides to maintain health of plants and prepare plants for installation in greenhouse or outdoor display areas.
Maintains and repairs gardening hand tools and equipment and structures, such as greenhouses and hot beds, using maintenance tools.
Duties at the PMC involve all aspects of our foundation seed program from initial increases of early plant releases, to full production in order to supply the commercial growers with the needed plant materials developed at the center.
Involves a lot of agronomic and farming practices. Planting, weed and pest control, irrigation, harvesting and seed cleaning.
Soil fertility, crop rotation and application of conservation practices are required
Assisting the manager and agronomist in our research studies from technical standpoint.
Off center duties include plantings and demonstrations of plant based conservation practices.