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Student Horticulturalist (For Current SCC Students ONLY)

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Student Horticulturalist (For Current SCC Students ONLY)
Shift Day/Special Events
Supervisor Title Biology Instructor
Location Main Campus (Dobson)
Job Description - Summary

Student worker needed to promote productive teaching greenhouse facilities and campus landscape plantings.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Federal Work Study is federally funded need based aid to assist students with the cost of attending college. This listing is intended for students that will attend Surry Community College during the 2017-2018 academic year and have need determined by the federal government. Applications will not be reviewed for non-students or students that do not meet the federal criteria. For more information contact…Kendra Simmons, (336)386-3465.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintain greenhouse facilities and plant inventory
  • Assist in integrated pest management
  • Propagate plant material via cuttings, seed, and divisions
  • Oversee irrigation and fertilization of production areas
  • Assist in landscape maintenance (weeding, mulching, mowing)
  • Prune plant material
General Qualifications
Required Qualifications
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds
  • Ability to work independently
  • Completion of or enrolled in a horticulture/science course
Preferred Qualifications

*Interest in greenhouse/high tunnel production

  • Interest in landscape maintenance
  • Familiarity with plant materials
Physical Demands
  • Exposure to environmental elements
Work Environment

Position Budget Information

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number
Proposed Start Date 08/10/2017
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Surry Website
    • Mount Airy News
    • Employment Security Commission
    • NCCCS Website
    • Winston - Salem Journal
    • Job Board (Ex: Monster)
    • Personal Referral
    • Other
    • Indeed

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