State of Washington Classified Job Specification
PLANT TECHNICIAN 2
May lead assistants and performs activities in weeding, irrigating, fertilizing, breeding, management, and general care of plants including research and teaching functions;
Observes plants for symptoms indicating disease or insect infestation; administers prescribed treatment for diseases or pest control;
Cleans farm, greenhouse and nursery facilities;
Maintains records consistent with management, research and cultural programs;
Demonstrates laboratory exercises for students;
Performs related duties as required.
High school graduation or GED certificate and three years of work experience in plant research, propagation, or related work.
College training in one of the plant sciences may be substituted, year-for-year, for required experience. One year of additional experience in plant research may be substituted for high school education.
Specified course work or experience within a discipline may be required.
Class Specification History
General revision. Revises title (formerly Plant Technician II), class code (formerly 4516), typical work, minimum qualifications; effective July 1, 2007.