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Part-Time Greenhouse Technician – Bidwell Training Center

Reports to: Director, Greenhouse Operations

SUMMARY
Supports the crop production and educational programming of a 1-acre greenhouse facility.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential duties and responsibilities include, and are not strictly limited to, the following:

  • Prepares soil mixes, transplants and harvests plants.
  • Maintains the facility including general upkeep of production zones, greenhouse systems and related equipment.
  • Appropriately packages and ships plants for delivery to customers.
  • Assists Director in ensuring crop health and quality, including proper watering and feeding, in coordination with production and educational program goals.
  • Supports production by adhering to designated cropping schedules.
  • Supports Director with all aspects of inventory.
  • Transplants, loads and unloads plants or supplies.
  • Mixes and applies horticultural pesticides as directed.
  • May be required to deliver product to Greenhouse customers.
  • Promptly responds to customer inquiries or complaints. Ensures resolution and documents accordingly, or refers to the Director for further action.
  • As directed, assists in overseeing or monitoring students in applied learning activities
  • Other duties may be assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this position.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High School diploma or GED completion with a demonstrated interest in horticulture required; must have a valid U.S. driver’s license and insurable driving record; must have or be willing to obtain a PA commercial pesticide license, and be able to work flexible schedules as assigned.

Current employees who are interested in this position should contact Andy Buydasz, at (412) 323-4000, ext. 118, by January 11, 2019.

Interested Persons may submit their resume to hr@manchesterbidwell.org EOE