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PHYTOTRON SERVICE ATTEND*
Job Title: PHYTOTRON SERVICE ATTEND*
Job Code: 0523
Job Level: 03
Job Family: JF 19
Perform a variety of routine non-technical duties related to the operation and maintenance of the Botany Department Phytotron installation to provide controlled environmental conditions for botanical experimentation.
Operate master console according to specific instructions to regulate climatic conditions in assigned plant chambers; move and water plants as required.
Perform routine preventive maintenance and repair on mechanical and electrical equipment.
Prepare soil compositions according to specific instructions for placing new plants into chambers.
Maintain assigned work area in clean and orderly condition.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires the ability to understand and follow instructions generally acquired through a partial high school education.
Work requires six months of gardening experience.
OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Requires ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
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