One year of experience in any of the following: farming, the care and maintenance of trees and shrubs, or groundskeeping.
College training will substitute for the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience provided that six semester hours of each thirty is in any of the following fields: botany, agriculture, horticulture, floriculture, agronomy, forestry, turf management, landscape management or landscape architecture.
Vocational training in the care and maintenance of trees and shrubs will substitute for the required experience on a month for month basis.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Function of Work:
To propagate plants, record data, arrange plant displays, prepare and apply pesticides, prepare classroom materials, and supervise student assistants. To perform work of a skilled nature to maintain grounds around state buildings and institutions.
Level of Work:
Direct from Horticultural Attendant Foreman, Horticulturist, or other higher level supervisor.
May exercise functional supervision over student workers, laborers, inmates, and patients.
Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.
Examples of Work
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