UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

GREENHOUSE ATTENDANT

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8540 (WFSE Campuswide)

BASIC FUNCTION

Plant, cultivate and maintain greenhouse plants.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general supervision, perform routine greenhouse duties.

TYPICAL WORK

Cultivate and propagate plants from seeds, cutting, or graftings;

Mix soil, moss and other plant bed ingredients;

Regulate environmental factors in greenhouse and growth chambers;

Harvest, clean, treat, and store seed;

Clean, sterilize, and fumigate work areas and equipment; maintain greenhouse tools and equipment;

Index test plants for virus by biological methods;

Label plants and maintain records;

Lay sod and transplant materials;

Apply sprays, dusts, or fumigate to control pests;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

One year of gardening or groundskeeping experience OR equivalent education/experience.

New Class: 5-17-73
Revise Class: 8-4-89
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05