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    Summary

    This position is located in the Smithsonian Institution’s (SI) Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations (OFEO). The incumbent reports to the Supervisory Horticulturist of the Grounds Management Operations (GMO), Smithsonian Gardens (SG) and serves as a Horticulturist.

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    Responsibilities

    • Assures that proper pruning, watering, weeding, planting, fertilizing, cleaning, mulching, pest control, equipment operation, and water feature maintenance are carried out in area of responsibility, following industry standards.
    • Leads a team to coordinate the seasonal plantings of flower beds and planters.
    • Operates and maintains a variety of equipment to complete assignments.
    • Provides educational programs, presents lectures and leads tours for wide ranging audiences.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

    Who May Apply

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    This position is open to all U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals. Note: Federal employees with permanent status or individuals eligible for special appointing authorities may also apply to Job Announcement #16A-MP-301895-MPA-SF.

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  • Job family (Series)

    0437 Horticulture

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/450426100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.