|Horticultural Science Technician
- Operation and Control: Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
- Negotiation: Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
- Judgment and Decision Making: Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
- Perform general nursery duties such as propagating standard varieties of plant materials, collecting and germinating seeds, maintaining cuttings of plants, and controlling environmental conditions.
- Collect samples from crops or animals so testing can be performed.
- Conduct standardized tests on food, beverages, additives, and preservatives to ensure compliance with standards and regulations regarding factors such as color, texture, and nutrients.
- Learning Strategies: Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
- Persuasion: Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
- Instructing: Teaching others how to do something.
- Identify degraded or contaminated soils and develop plans to improve their chemical, biological, and physical characteristics.
- Provide advice regarding the development of regulatory standards for land reclamation and soil conservation.
- Conduct experiments regarding causes of bee diseases, and factors affecting yields of nectar pollen.