University of Utah Job Description
Provides excellent horticultural care for outdoor garden areas as assigned, including the living plant collections held within. Identifies and implements required maintenance and preservation needs. Coordinates special projects with appropriate garden personnel and departments as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture, Biology, or a related field, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience), and two years of experience in horticulture. Strong knowledge and understanding of plant culture and best practices for ornamental and/or native plant care.
Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.
This position is not responsible for providing patient care.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:
Nearly Continuously: Outdoor environment
Often: Extreme cold, extreme heat, noise
Seldom: Office environment, vibration, hazards
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Talking, walking, bending, twisting
Often: Hearing, listening, climbing, kneeling, squatting, reaching overhead, pulling, pushing, shoveling, lifting up to 50 pounds
Seldom: Sitting, repetitive hand motion (such as typing), repetitive foot motion (such as using foot controls), crawling, balancing, lifting over 50 pounds
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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