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Career and Education Opportunities for Greenhouse Assistants

In general, greenhouse assistants work in nursery facilities or at customer location planting, cultivating, and transplanting trees, shrubs, or plants.

Select a state from the map below to find education opportunities to begin your Greenhouse Assistant career.

STATES WITH Greenhouse Assistant OPPORTUNITIES

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Greenhouse Assistant

Greenhouse Assistant video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Greenhouse assistants plant and water plants, shrubs, and trees, using hand tools and gardening tools. They also inspect plants and bud ties to gauge quality. Finally, greenhouse assistants clean work areas, and maintain grounds and landscaping.

Every day, greenhouse assistants are expected to be able to lift, push and move large and heavy objects. They need to use lower back and abdominal strength. It is also important that they twist and stretch their arms and legs to get work done.