Arapahoe County Government is seeking a part-time Horticulture Assistant!
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Colorado State University Extension in Arapahoe County is seeking a part-time (up to 30 hours per week maximum, 3 or 4 days/week) Master Gardener Coordinator with the experience and skills to manage the County’s Colorado Master Gardener (CMG) program.
The person will have knowledge of volunteer management and a proven track record in working well with people, coordinating volunteers and/or managing volunteer programs, horticulture and related subject matter, event management, database management and organizational skills. The individual will work well in a team environment using strong verbal and written communication skills to develop relationships with staff, customers and partners, and the ability to address common volunteer issues.
The following duty statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other non-essential or marginal duties that may be required. The County reserves the right to modify or change the duties or essential functions of the job at any time.
SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES: The individual in this position works as a member of the local county Extension team and as a local representative of Colorado State University. This individual works under the guidance and supervision of the Arapahoe County Horticulture Agent.
Volunteer Recruitment, Development and Management:
Program Planning, Development, Delivery, Evaluation and Reporting:
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
This position requires successful completion of pre-employment background and motor vehicle checks.
Receives supervision from the Horticulture Extension Agent and the Horticulture Assistant (Master Gardener Coordinator).
Exercises indirect supervision of Colorado Master Gardener Program volunteers in Arapahoe County.
Contacts are with superiors, peers, subordinates, elected officials and the general public Contacts require the ability to exercise a high degree of interpersonal skills
Work is generally confined to a standard office environment. On occasion, the work will be outdoors working in garden plots and delivering materials to off-site locations.
No unusual physical demands are associated with this position.
Spends 50% of the time sitting and 50% of the time either standing or walking.
Occasionally lifts, carries, pulls or pushes up to 20 lbs.
Uses cart, dolly, or other equipment to carry in excess of 25 lbs.
Occasionally stoops, kneels, balances, reaches, crawls and crouches while performing office or work duties.
Verbal and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication through automated devices, such as telephones, radios, etc.
Constant use of eye, hand and finger coordination enabling the use of automated office machinery or equipment.
Visual capacity enabling constant use of computer or other work related equipment.
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Littleton , Co 80120
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