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Assistant
Semester: Fall 2014
Hours: M-Th: Flexible
Hiring Supervisor: Clark BeCraft
Contact Phone: 857-6388

Summary of Position:
Cleaning/sanitizing plant containers in greenhouse. Maintaining tropical plant collection in greenhouse. Assist with crop production: watering, weeding, mechanical insect control. Maintaining plant collection beds: pulling weeds, watering, deadheading, and leaf removal. Assist with labeling of plants in the greenhouse and Arboretum. Assist with cataloging plant collections using spreadsheets. Maintaining hard goods inventory for greenhouse, Natural Science Center, and Arboretum. Working with Master Gardener and Community volunteers. Data entry and organization for greenhouse crop production records. Transplanting seedlings, plugs, and cuttings using peat base media. Planting annuals in the annual beds. Greeting visitors to the greenhouse and Arboretum. Assist Educational Coordinator with preparation for outreach projects.

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