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Temporary Horticulture Technician

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107
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    Part Time

OSU - Oklahoma City, located in the heart of Oklahoma City, is currently seeking a Temporary Horticulture Technician



Job Summary:

Performs semi-skilled duties required to maintain University grounds. Includes: mowing, weed eating, watering, planting, picking up trash, general clean-up of facilities, and other assigned duties.  



Physical Requirements:

* Extensive standing and/or walking; Occasional bending/stooping, squatting/ crouching and pushing/pulling

* Exposure to various chemicals including fertilizer and herbicide * Requires ability and adequate dexterity to operate tools and equipment required for job. * Repetitive movement of hand/wrist

* Requires substantial strength and stamina.

* Manual dexterity/visual ability to operate motor vehicle, computer and radio.

* May need to lift up to 45 pounds. If an object weighs more than 45 pounds, OSU-Oklahoma City requires this to be a two person lift.

Working Conditions:

* Must present a clean, professional uniform appearance while maintaining normal and acceptable standards of personal hygiene.

* Protective mask, and other impervious Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required as the situation dictates.

* This is a temporary position and will last for 13 weeks  


The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.



* 6 months responsible work experience  


Skills, Proficiencies and Knowledge:

* Ability to read and interpret routine written or printed materials such as labels on chemicals (mix chemicals), basic charts, diagrams or instruction material for equipment

* Ability to effectively use maintenance, garden and hand tools, sprayers, etc

* Ability to work efficiently independently and/or in a team environment

* Ability to follow and ensure compliance with safety policies and procedures  


* High School/GED

* One year responsible work experience

* Previous weed eating experience

* Valid Oklahoma drivers license


Applications accepted online at For further assistance or information, call 945-3206.


Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Oklahoma State University campuses are tobacco and vapor-free.

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.


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Temporary Horticulture Technician

OSU - Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107

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