Green House Manager

Job Number: 
681
Location: 
College of Agriculture, Family Sciences, and Technology
Department: 
Office of Academic Affairs

The Green House Manager is responsible for the overall operation of the FVSU green house.

Responsibilities: 

• Work closely with project leaders to determine equipment and supplies required for experiments
• Receive and implement special instructions regarding trials
• Suggest practical solutions to possible technical problems
• Supervise greenhouse workers and student employees in potting and benching plant materials, watering and fertilizing plants, and spraying and fumigating for insect and disease control
• Present workshops to various audiences
• Order and maintain inventory
• Perform other job-related duties as required

Qualifications: 

• B.S. in Agriculture, preferably Horticulture
• Three years of greenhouse experience in the propagation and care of plants
• Three years of supervisory experience
• Knowledge of the effects of environment, nutrition, and chemical factors on plant growth
• Working knowledge of the maintenance and repair of greenhouse equipment
• Ability to follow experimental design and special treatment instructions
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Interested persons should submit an FVSU employment application, letter of interest, resume, official transcripts, three (3) professional reference letters, and a background investigation consent form to:

Office of Human Resources
Fort Valley State University
1005 State University Drive
Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313

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1005 State University Drive • Fort Valley, GA 31030 • 478-827-FVSU
 

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