Master Gardener Coordinator - Albemarle County
Job no: 514256
Work type: Hourly Wage/Part-Time
Senior management: Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department: Northern District Coop. Extension
Location: Other - Virginia
Categories: Agriculture / Life Science
The Master Gardener Coordinator will partner with ANR agents in planning district 10 (Albemarle, Greene, Louisa and Fluvanna counties), to provide program leadership & development, evaluation, and public relations support. They support approximately 200 Master Gardener volunteers in their community educational efforts and focus on strengthening volunteer engagement and enjoyment to reduce attrition. This position provides direct supervision and training to the Master Gardener program assistant and collaborates with the Albemarle Unit Coordinator and the Greene Co. Horticulture Agent to achieve and then set new goals for the consumer horticulture program.
Position is part-time and county funded for up to 29 hours per week.
Experience in horticulture, botany, landscaping or related field; experience working with volunteers; experience working in a supervisory capacity; required to obtain VA pesticide certification (category 10).
Bachelor's degree in horticulture or plant science preferred; Field experience with ornamental and edible plants preferred.
Commensurate with Experience
The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check
Must have a driver's license check
Must have a safe and acceptable driving record
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