University of Utah Job Description
Oversees the design and maintenance of seasonal and indoor displays. Manages the production of approved plant material lists. Manages the operation, maintenance and repair of the greenhouse facility and equipment. Supervises and trains staff and volunteers in all aspects of propagation, plant care and maintenance.
Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture, Floriculture, related field or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required; a valid Utah State Pesticide Applicator License; specific knowledge of entomology, pathology, propagation soils and fertility. Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills also required.
Four years experience in greenhouse plant production with one year experience supervising and one year experience in designing with annuals preferred.
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.
Problems encountered in this position may include the identification and treatment of plant diseases, identifying and targeting propagation of seasonals and annuals for campus beautification; identification of watering cycles for interior and exterior plants; and problems associated with the heating and cooling of the greenhouse.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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