Status: Full Time, Regular, Hourly
Pay: $9.26 – $10.00 per hour (DOQ)
Reports to: Colorscape Supervisor
Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, AD & D, Disability, Critical Illness, Legal Insurance, Health & Dependent Flexible Spending Accounts.PTO includes vacation and sick leave, paid holidays. Parking pass and Amenity Pass for employee and immediate family.
Retirement: State Employee Retirement System (GSEPS).
Closing date: Open until filled
Jekyll Island is dedicated to maintaining the delicate balance between nature and humankind through conservation, education, and preservation. Surrounded by salt marshes, expansive oceanfront, and ancient maritime forests, it is situated within the chain of the Golden Isles, and just a few miles from St. Simons Island, Sea Island and Brunswick. As a State Park, Jekyll Island is a coastal haven where nature and humans peacefully co-exist.
Under general supervision, assists with the production of plants from the greenhouse. Responsibilities include preparing plant and flower seedlings for transplant, preparing soil for the planting of seedlings, growing seedlings to maturation, mixing and applying pesticides, and performing general interior plant maintenance.
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
This description of job responsibilities is intended to reflect the major responsibilities and duties of the job, but is not intended to describe minor duties or other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time.
This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified. Applicants who complete the online application process will receive an email receipt of submission to the email address provided. If email confirmation is not received, applicant may contact Human Resources at 912-635-4086 for confirmation, however, due to the volume of applicants received, we are unable to provide information on application status after receipt.
All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Incomplete applications or applications without accompanying documents when required will not be considered. Selected applicants will be contacted for the next steps in the selection process. Relocation expenses are not authorized, applicants should consider this when applying.
Jekyll Island Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Authority supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
Job Type: Full-time