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GREENHOUSE AIDES - RED LAKE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

 

March 19, 2019

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

GREENHOUSE AIDES

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Opening: March 18, 2019

Closing: April 2, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

To be responsible for the preparation, irrigation and inventories of seedling grown at the Red Lake Greenhouse. Reports to the Forest Development Forester, part-time position(s), salary; $12.00 hrly.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

• Clean, sterilize, fill and seed grit containers used in the greenhouse

• Perform duties such as thinning and transplanting to provide an acceptable number of seedling per container

• Monitor and record seedling health and growing conditions in the Greenhouse log book

• Report findings to the Greenhouse Manager so corrective action can be taken if necessary

• Inventories of seeds in cold storage

• Inventories of seedlings in the Greenhouse and Shade house as needed

• Keeps all buildings clean and organized

• Inventories supplies at the beginning of each crop and end of crop

• Use of personal protective Equipment every day

• Collects cones at seed orchards when ripe

• Assists with other forest development projects whenever needed

• Performs other duties as assigned

EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

• High School diploma or equivalent; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

• Training or experience in basic Greenhouse concepts with specialized knowledge in soil and water testing

• Knowledge of seedling inventory techniques and basic computer operations are required

• Ability to recognize disease and pests damage and nutrient deficiencies of seedlings

• Must possess good math skills in order to calculate application rates and seedling inventories

• Must be able to perform heavy lifting up to 70 lbs

• Required to have a physical examination to determine the presence of allergies and their physical abilities

• Required to pass a pre-employment UA

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas accepted at the Government Center – Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 Phone (218) 679-1847.

 

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