Technician - Horticultural

College London Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology
Requisition Title:
Technician - Horticultural  
Position Description Link
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Posting Number:
201900359  
Campus Location:
London, ON  
Department:
School of Design (ARD)  
Employment Group:
Support  
Internal Closing Date:
02-27-2020
External Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Pay Details:
$31.37 per hour  
Hours of Work per Week:
35
Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Some regular overtime in June and January.
 
Summary
Note: This is a full-time position (35 hours per week).

Duties: Under the supervision of the Associate Dean, School of Design, the Horticulture Technician provides hands-on grounds maintenance to a diverse plant collection and garden maintained to the highest professional standards. Additionally, the incumbent will provide safe equipment maintenance, summer student supervision, and some property maintenance. The Technician also provides technical assistance to the Horticultural Programs as directed by the Program staff. The Technician’s work location is at the A.M. Cuddy property in Strathroy and/or the London Campus.
 
Qualifications:
- Post-secondary 2 year diploma in Horticulture/Landscape or equivalent
- Minimum 3 years’ horticulture/grounds/greenhouse experience
- An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered; preference will be given to applicants meeting the education requirements
- Landscape Exterminator and/or Industrial Vegetation Exterminator, Greenhouse Pesticide Exterminator certification required
- Familiarity with ornamental plant identification, interior and exterior plants and/or greenhouse climate control programs/systems
- Working knowledge of landscape construction materials including stone, wood, fasteners and irrigation components
- Experience with purchasing, paperwork and maintenance cycles
- Ability to operate and demonstrate operation of a variety of landscape equipment such as: radial arm saw, circular saw, jig saw, table saw, mitre saw, stone cutter and drill
- Mechanical aptitude and skills in repairing and maintaining equipment such as lawn mowers, garden tractors and tools
- Valid driver’s license
- CLT, chainsaw, skidsteer preferred
- Demonstrated success in a team environment and proven ability to work independently
 
While transcripts are not required for the interview, they are mandatory prior to any offer of employment.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be acknowledged.

Fanshawe College is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equity, value diversity, and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Fanshawe College provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, the hiring manager and the Recruitment Coordinator leading the recruitment will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant’s accommodation needs.
 
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