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   1. Baltimore City Hort Position (Tom Tyler)
   2. Position announcement (Tom Tyler)


Message: 1
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 14:55:42 -0500
From: Tom Tyler <ttyler@vt.edu>
To: community_garden@mallorn.com, acga@mallorn.com
Subject: [cg] Baltimore City Hort Position

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 >Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 12:27:54 -0500
 >From: Diane Relf <pdrelf@VT.EDU>
 >Subject: Baltimore City Hort Position
 >Sender: vce-slm-mg_agents Discussion List <VCE-SLM-MG_AGENTS@listserv.vt.edu>
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 >>Below for your information or interest is a position
 >>vacancy announcement for a Faculty Extension Assistant,
 >>Urban Horticulturist.....
 >>                      POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
 >>                      URBAN HORTICULTURIST
 >>POSITION:  Faculty Extension Assistant - Non-Tenured Track
 >>           Urban Horticulturist
 >>LOCATION:  Baltimore City Extension Office
 >>The Urban Horticulturist will provide
 >>leadership to the Maryland Cooperative Extension's
 >>gardening program, greening and environmental education
 >>efforts in Baltimore City.  The person will be responsible
 >>-Providing horticulture and related subject matter
 >>education to residents
 >>via the City's Cooperative Extension through the Master
 >>Gardener volunteer program.
 >>-Promote and assist the development of community gardens in
 >>collaboration with city agencies, community groups and
 >>Extension volunteers.
 >>-Consult with Regional Specialist at the Home & Garden
 >>Information Center for subject matter guidance.
 >>-Work with faculty, staff and advisory groups to conduct a
 >>total Extension Service program in Baltimore City.
 >>Minimum requirement - bachelor's degree in horticulture or
 >>related field. 3 years horticultural experience. Good
 >>communication and organizational skills.  Must be a self
 >>starter and able to work with diverse groups of people.
 >>Volunteer leadership or community organization experience
 >>helpful. Computer literacy is required.
 >>SALARY:  Commensurate with experience. Benefits available.
 >>APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Closing date:  January 5, 2001
 >>or until suitable candidate is found. For full
 >>consideration, applicants should submit a resume,
 >>transcripts and three letters of reference by deadline to:
 >>                Gwendolyn B. Jackson, CFCS
 >>                City Extension Director
 >>                Maryland Cooperative Extension
 >>                17 S. Gay Street
 >>                Baltimore, MD 21202
 >>   The University System of Maryland is and EEO and
 >>           Affirmative Action organization.
 >Diane Relf, PhD, HTM
 >Professor and Extension Specialist
 >Department of Horticulture 0327
 >Virginia Tech
 >Blacksburg, VA 24061
 >Phone 540/231-9279   FAX 540/231-3083

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Tom Tyler
Extension Agent - Environmental Horticulture
Virginia Cooperative Extension - Arlington County
3308 S. Stafford St.
Arlington, VA 22206

703-228-6423 (P)
703-228-6407 (F)
E-Mail: ttyler@vt.edu

President, American Community Gardening Association:



Message: 2
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 14:56:23 -0500
From: Tom Tyler <ttyler@vt.edu>
To: community_garden@mallorn.com, acga@mallorn.com
Subject: [cg] Position announcement


<excerpt>Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 12:32:30 -0500

From: Diane Relf <<pdrelf@VT.EDU>

Subject: Position announcement

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<excerpt>Below for your information or interest is another position

vacancy announcement. Andrew asked me to forward to you in case you knew
of anyone interested. Contact him for more inforamtion:



<bold><underline>HORTICULTURE AGENT

</underline></bold>Regular, full-time position with the Loudoun
Cooperative Extension Service, Leesburg, VA.  This position will provide
educational programming in environmental horticulture to urban gardeners,
homeowners and commercial horticultural producers in Loudoun County,
including environmentally-sound pest and nutrient management.  Recruit,
train, and manage Master Gardener volunteers.  Plan and deliver
educational programs through workshops, seminars, conferences, one-on-one
visits, on-farm demonstrations, field trips and tours; maintain knowledge
of current research information.  Must have the ability to communicate
both orally and in writing; ability to conduct educational programs;
ability to use a computer.  Any combination of education and experience
equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in related field with two years and six
months experience in the horticulture field; volunteer recruitment &
management experience is preferable.  Must have a valid driver's license
and vehicle and must obtain a commercial Category 10 Pesticide license
(demonstration and training) within six months of employment.  Work
schedule may include some night and weekend hours; hours flexible.=20
Closes December 1.  Salary range $34,969-57,000 with full benefits.

Andrew C. Gerachis

County Horticulture Agent

Virginia Cooperative Extension, Loudoun County

30-B Catoctin Circle, SE

Leesburg, VA  20175-3614

phone   (703) 777-0373

fax     (703) 771-5844

e-mail  gerachis@vt.edu

Visit the VCE Website at:  www.ext.vt.edu


Diane Relf, PhD, HTM

Professor and Extension Specialist

Department of Horticulture 0327

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone 540/231-9279   FAX 540/231-3083





Tom Tyler

Extension Agent - Environmental Horticulture

Virginia Cooperative Extension - Arlington County

3308 S. Stafford St.

Arlington, VA 22206

703-228-6423 (P)

703-228-6407 (F)

E-Mail: ttyler@vt.edu


President, American Community Gardening Association:



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