Thursday , February 2 2023

Garden Assistant Careers Near Me at Merit Medical Systems

Merit Medical Systems, Inc.

About the job

*FLEXIBLE HOURS*

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

Assists garden team and participating employees with garden preparation, crop production, planting, teaching and general garden upkeep.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS PERFORMED

  1. Communicates regularly with participating gardeners to answer questions and complete garden tasks.
  2. Provides care and maintenance for garden common areas, pumpkin patch, pathways, and berms.
  3. Assists with greenhouse production, monitoring and management.
  4. Assists with education for participants related to organic gardening principles, cooking and more.
  5. Creates a pleasant environment that is safe and secure for both the other gardeners and visitors.
  6. Assists with monitoring garden pests, weed problems and irrigation systems.
  7. Provides necessary feedback and follow up to ensure participants’ garden boxes are tidy and well maintained.
  8. Performs miscellaneous duties as required or directed.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

  • Lifting — Not to exceed 50 lbs. — local practice may apply.
  • Writing
  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Bending
  • Stooping
  • Kneeling
  • Working outdoors for long periods of time
  • Climbing
  • Visual acuity
  • Color perception
  • Depth perception
  • Reading
  • Field of vision/peripheral

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education equivalent to a High School diploma and one year of related experience.
  • Ability to follow through on details and complete tasks with a minimum amount of direct supervision.
  • Good written/verbal communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Comfortable with working in all weathers and seasons.
  • Demonstrated computer skills preferably spreadsheets, word processing, database and other applicable software programs.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record to use company vehicle.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of organic/sustainable gardening methods and/or a desire to learn more.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule, such as weekends.
  • Familiarity with Word, Excel and Publisher.
  • Spanish verbal communication skills.

COMPETENCIES

  • Gardening care/maintenance
  • Computer skills
  • Customer service skills

COMMENTS

Infectious Control Risk Category II:

The risk category explains whether or not employees are likely to come into contact with blood or body fluids while performing their jobs. Risk category II states employment and procedures that may require exposure.



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