GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
The Nursery Technician contributes in all areas of plant propagation; restoration; landscape installation; maintenance of infrastructure, equipment, and grounds; and production of native plant crops as a member of the nursery team. The incumbent assists in all aspects of native plant crop production including propagule collection/preparation/storage/recordkeeping, container crop production, crop cold storage, and customer service. Incumbent assists in keeping detailed daily records concerning daily output, crop, infrastructure, equipment, tools/materials inventory, and customer orders.
Individual must be very trustworthy, self-motivated and able to work alone in many phases of the collection and propagation schedule. Work will include a range of tasks from fast-paced and/or meticulous repetitive tasks to using a variety of equipment, power tools and landscaping equipment. Work schedule varies to meet propagation requirements from 4 to 7 days a week for 37.5 hours a week. Individual must have a highly reliable work ethic. The incumbent must demonstrate a professional demeanor, strong communication skills, and effective work habits and a positive attitude. They must also be in good physical condition and have the willingness, athletic ability, agility, and experience to work safely and efficiently in rough terrain, occasionally for long hours, during inclement weather, sub-zero temperatures and/or intense heat.