Horticulture Intern (NCBG)
Chapel Hill, NC 
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Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA)
Job Title Horticulture Intern (NCBG)
Department Name NC Botanical Garden - 525000
Vacancy ID S014085
Position Posting Category Other
Hiring Range $10.61
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
If part-time, how many hours per week? 40
Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8am-5pm, lunch break 12-1pm

Proposed Start Date 05/06/2019
Estimated Duration of Appointment 3 months or less
Posting Open Date 02/12/2019
Posting Close Date 03/04/2019
Description of Work

The primary focus of this internship is on garden maintenance but other regular activities include plant propagation and care for plants in our nursery and greenhouse. Occasional activities include seed collection and processing and invasive exotics removal. Summer interns work in our habitat gardens focusing on southeastern native plants and a variety of display gardens including carnivorous and aquatic plant collections, an herb garden and garden of flowering plant families. This is a great opportunity to become familiar with the flora of the southeastern U.S. and learn sustainable horticultural methods.

Education and Experience

Minimum Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalency and demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Requires North Carolina Pesticide License and North Carolina Commercial Driver's License.

Preferred:
Experience with plants and gardening and a strong environmental ethic are preferred though not required.

Special Physical and Mental Requirements

The ability and desire to perform physical labor out of doors in summer conditions is necessary. Must be able to safely lift or move items weighing up to 40 lbs with or without reasonable accommodations.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
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If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to employment@unc.edu

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.


The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Monday-Friday; 8am-5pm, lunch
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
Salary and Benefits
$10.61
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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