Job: Part-Time Palmetum Technician

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Jobing Description

Position ID: 874021
Position Type: Part-Time Support
External Position: Yes

This is semi-skilled work in the care, maintenance and cultivation of palms in the palmetum, greenhouse, shade house and nursery beds associated with the palmetum.

  • Fertilizes, sprays, prunes, transplants and waters orchids and landscape plants
  • Trims, shapes, and replaces orchids and landscape plants
  • Performs routine and minor maintenance on irrigation system and mist system
  • Assists in general maintenance, clean-up and minor repairs
  • Applies herbicides and pesticides as instructed
  • Responsible for picking up trash, weeding and application of mulch in palmetum
  • Performs other duties as assigned

    Skills / Requirements

  • Six (6) months experience in the care and maintenance of palms
  • Knowledge of palm maintenance, care, propagation and varietal differences
  • Ability to read, write and follow instructions (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments



    Miami Dade College
    Employment Department
    11011 SW 104 Street
    Kendall, FL 33176
    (305) 237-2559


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