University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Agriculture and Animal Care 333

STUDENT PLANT CARE SPECIALIST

Provides 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
  • Assist in the training of other student employees
  • Participate in training sessions and staff meetings
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as required

Requirements:

  • Previous plant care experience in a similar position
  • Ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated knowledge of plant care and procedures
  • May need to perform physical duties such as heavy lifting