Arboretum Specialist - Part Time

Arboretum Specialist - Part Time

Employer

Haywood Community College
185 Freedlander Drive
Clyde, NC 28721
Phone: 828-627-2821

Job Location

Haywood Community College

185 Freedlander Dr.

Clyde, NC  28721

Salary/Grade

$10.00 - $12.63 per hour dependent on experience.

Benefits

n/a

Job Category

  • Service/Maintenance

Application Period

Opens: Friday, April 6, 2018
Closes: Friday, April 20, 2018

Target Start Date

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Expected Work Hours

25-29 hours per week. Day shift M-F

Reports to

Director of Facilities Operations

Employment Type

Part-Time position

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent OR certificate or diploma in Horticulture or closely related field and at least one year experience in the field. Ability to operate tractor and other landscaping equipment.  Must have a valid NC driver's license; Have a valid NC Pesticide Applicator's License or obtain one within a year from hiring date. 

 

Preferred Qualifications

Associates Degree in Horticulture or closely related field.

Position Description

Assist in the overall grounds maintenance of the College campus and satellite locations.
 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • Mowing and trimming of assigned areas.  Assist with replanting of lawns when necessary
  • Removal of grass clippings, sticks and limbs on roads, sidewalks and lawns, assist with leaf removal.
  • Assist with landscaping projects on campus and satellite locations.
  • Pick up litter across campus each morning. Empty outside trash cans twice weekly and replace liners.
  • Assist with snow removal from sidewalks, steps, stairs, and building entrances. Spread chat and salt on roads and sidewalks as needed. Place caution signs on sidewalks and steps where needed.
  • Assist with maintenance of equipment, to include oil and filter changes, washing off of mowers and mower decks as needed, and grease mowers when needed.    
  • Assist with decorations and greenery for college functions.
  • During winter months, may handle minor facilities maintenance tickets/requests as directed.
  • Assist in the completion of maintenance related tasks such as work orders, in house construction work, moving furniture, and helping with event setups on an as needed basis as directed by supervisor.
  • Spread mulch and spray herbicide as needed.
  • Assist with other grounds and arboretum projects as needed.
  • Assist with decorations and greenery for college functions.
  • Routine housekeeping functions of arboretum facility and greenhouse to include sweeping, etc.
  • Provide holiday decorations for campus buildings such as Christmas trees and greenery.
  • During winter months may handle minor maintenance tickets/requests are directed.
  • Assist with other grounds and arboretum projects as needed.
  • Assist with decorations and greenery for college functions.
  • Routine housekeeping functions of arboretum facility and greenhouse to include sweeping, etc.
  • Provide holiday decorations for campus buildings such as Christmas trees and greenery.
  • During winter months may handle minor maintenance tickets/requests are directed.

See jobs webpage for a full description of all duties, requirements and notices.

 

How to Apply

  • Official Haywood Community College employment application online found at www.haywood.edu, click on the HCC Jobs tab then select position applying for.
  • Application must be complete for consideration- do not reference resume. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted for the application process. Most unofficial transcripts can be downloaded from college/university websites. Official transcripts of all secondary education must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of offer of employment.
  • References may not be current HCC employee. Must provide 3 professional references with email addresses.
  • College screening committee is responsible for application review, interviews, and recommends the final candidate to the college president.
  • HCC is a tobacco free campus

HCC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Institution.

Job Post Contact

HCC-HR@haywood.edu

185 Freedlander Dr

Clyde, NC 28721

828-627-4562