Nursery Technician Levels I - V (multiple positions)

DEPT OF AGRICULTURE FOOD & FORESTRY
Baltimore, MD
United States
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Job Posting Title

Nursery Technician Levels I - V (multiple positions)

Agency

040 DEPT OF AGRICULTURE FOOD & FORESTRY

Supervisory Organization

AG, Food & Forestry - CW Area–Oklahoma Forestry Services

Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above.

Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Full/Part-Time

Part time

Job Type

Temporary

Compensation

up to $17.00 hour based on experience

Job Description

Purpose:

The Nursery Technician is a technician that is task oriented with a primary duty of assisting other nursery staff with duties related to growing and harvesting conservation seedlings.

These positions are located in Goldsby, Oklahoma.

Current Wages:

Nursery Technician - $17.00/hour, depending on experience

General Comments:

The Nursery Technician is a temporary position that may work up to 40 hours per week depending on the season and tasks needed. The term of employment is up to 999 hours per calendar year. The term of employment is also dependent upon weather conditions, statutory requirements, time of year, scheduled work load, and other climatic and biological factors.

Examples of tasks performed:

  • Assisting with planting and harvesting seedlings
  • Collecting and preparing seed for planting
  • Weeding around seedlings in the field
  • Maintaining irrigation lines
  • Maintaining fields with a mower, brush hog and weed eater
  • Cleaning and maintaining buildings and trucks
  • Processing seedlings during harvest season
  • Counting/tying seedlings in bundles to prepare for shipping
  • Day-to-day general operating procedures

Physical demands and conditions under which the work is performed:

The Nursery Technician is expected to work under all types of weather conditions. Various types of motor skills are used in walking, climbing, bending, reaching, and lifting to carry out assigned tasks. Movement over uneven ground and through all types of topographic conditions is necessary. The Nursery Technician must be physically able to work in extreme weather conditions. Some tasks are performed around farm machinery and other specialized equipment. This position requires the ability to complete all of the physical demands of the tasks assigned.

Education and Experience:

The Nursery Technician does not require education or any prior job experience.  

Requirements:

  • Valid Driver License may be required for some Nursery Technician positions.

Equal Opportunity Employment

The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.