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GARDENER NA-04 – Barstow, California
U.S. Marine Corps, Department of the Navy
Job ID: 607219Start Date: 07/19/2022End Date: 08/19/2022
Skills and Knowledge: Knowledge of seasonal gardening tasks and procedures, for example: how to apply fertilizer evenly to avoid underfeeding or burning plants. Ability to use a variety of hand and power operated garden tools and equipment such as seeders, spreaders, edgers, hedge trimmers, pruning shears, and sprayers. Ability to detect plant diseases and unusual or poor plant growth. May require the operation of a motor vehicle, requiring a driver's licenseResponsibility: Supervisor provides specific instructions as to the plants to tend and the nature of work to be performed and ensures compliance. Completes work with little review during progress. Follows directions from supervisor or manufacturer in measuring and mixing fertilizer or chemical agents. Carefully handles roots of plants to insure continued growth when transplantingPhysical Effort: Work requires frequent walking, standing, pushing of carts and wheelbarrows, bending and stooping. Occasionally climbs ladders to prune or trim vegetation and frequently lifts heavy objects such as bags of fertilizer, seed, etc. Lifts and carries objects up to 45 lbs independently and objects over 45 lbs with assistanceWorking Conditions: Work is done outside and incumbent is subject to discomfort from long periods in hot sun and sometimes to chilly or rainy weather. Exposed to dirt, dust, mud and sometimes to common household-type chemical sprays and dusts. May be required to wear protective clothing. Chance of minor injuries such as bruises, cuts, scrapes and occasional possibility of broken bones from falls.
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