Master Gardener Intern (Full-time, Seasonal)

Mass Transportation Authority
Job Description
Assist the Master Gardener in maintaining all landscaping needs at all MTA facilities in Genesee County.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plant Flowers
Amend soil
Fertilize
Prune Shrubs
Put Mulch down
Weed flower beds
Decorate for holidays
Performs other duties, as assigned 

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Experience with maintenance of professional gardens and commercial landscaping
Experience in the proper, safe use of tools needed to do the work described in the job description 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience with professional gardening/landscaping 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Daily use of hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls.

Reaching with arms and hands, walk, climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch.  Vision requirements are distant, close-up, peripheral and depth perception.  Ability to focus. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Outdoor setting the majority of the time. 

WAGE:
$13.00 per hour
 
APPLICATION SUBMITTAL:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Apply in person at the MTA Administration Building, 1401 S. Dort Hwy., Flint OR at any MTA location.  Submit resumes to jobs@mtaflint.org.  MTA is an equal opportunity employer!
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