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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

08280 Nursery Specialist

Works in nursing and greenhouse operations providing technical direction to the nursery worker on the jobs to be done. Determines the plant's needs and provides the necessary instructions to the nursery worker to accomplish the work. Checks plants for disease and damage and determines the necessary treatment. Determines when pruning, culling and other operations should be done in the nursery. Reads the climate control gauges and makes the necessary adjustments to the equipment to provide the necessary climate.