City of Syracuse Employment Opportunity: Greenhouse Crew Leader

The City of Syracuse is accepting applications from candidates who meet the minimum Qualifications.

Position Available:

Greenhouse Crew Leader
Grade: 23
Rate: $21.76 per/hour
Department of Parks

Effective Dates: 06/03/21 – 06/17/21

Distinguishing Features of The Class

This is a skilled horticultural work performed in a municipal greenhouse and at a number of park sites. The work involves the planting and cultivating of a variety of common and exotic plants, flowers, shrubs, including the diagnosis and treatment of plant diseases. An employee in this class leads a small number of gardeners and unskilled workers in the performance of routine tasks and in projects as assigned. Assignments are received in simple written or oral forms from an administrative supervisor who reviews work performance through discussion and on-site inspection. Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Two (2) years of full-time work experience, or its part-time equivalent, in commercial plant propagation and cultivation.

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Note: Anyone promoted to this position must undergo a trial period of no less than 30 days but not to exceed 60 days to insure that such employee meets the minimum requirement of the position.

Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer

The Affirmative Action Policy of the City of Syracuse is to provide equal employment opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, creed, age (18 and over), national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, gender identity or gender expression, sexual or affectional preference or orientation, or any other classified group within the protected class. The City also complies with 31 CFR part 51. If you have a disability for which you wish special accommodation to be made, contact the Department of Personnel at City Hall, Rm. 312, (315) 448-8780.

[The City of Syracuse may conduct a criminal background check with regard to the employment sought.]