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Position Title: Horticulturalist
Deadline to apply: September 27, 2021 @ 5:00 pm, Pacific Time
Salary: $23.36 - $29.80 hourly
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Entry rate: $23.36; 6 months: $24.83; 18 months: $26.38; 30 months: $28.04; 42 months: $29.80/hour
Work location: Oregon Zoo
Work Week: Shifts are generally Monday - Friday but can vary seasonally
Shift: 6 am to 2:30 pm, but can vary seasonally
Horticulturalists at the Oregon Zoo perform and coordinate horticulture and gardening duties, including installation and repair of complex irrigation systems, animal waste recycling, herbicide/pesticide applications and organic weed and pest control management, safety and emergency services, and general gardening duties. This position assists the Senior Horticulturist and other staff in horticulture planning, projects, construction, maintenance and other functions.
Essential Job Duties:
An employee in this position must be able to perform the essential job duties listed below with or without reasonable accommodation; however, this list is not intended to include all of the specific tasks which an employee in this position may be expected to perform. A temporary position typically will not perform all job functions associated with the classification.
Identifies appropriate plant browse materials for specific animals throughout the zoo; cuts and distributes browse to enrich animals' diets.
Education and Experience
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To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
$23.36 - $29.80 hourly
To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs
Oregon Zoo4001 SW Canyon RdPortland, OR 97221Phone: 503-797-1570
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