University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Agriculture and Animal Care 233

STUDENT PLANT CARE ASSISTANT

Provides semi-skilled plant care. May be required to:

  • Prepare planting media
  • Weed, water, and spray plants and trees per established guidelines
  • Prune trees and shrubs
  • Cultivate, pollinate, and fertilize plants per established guidelines
  • Harvest crops
  • Wash pots and containers
  • Operate and clean equipment
  • Complete paperwork and maintain records
  • Attend training sessions and staff meetings
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as required

Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of plant care and simple procedures
  • May need to perform physical duties such as heavy lifting