Central University Jobs 2016

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3 Jun, 2016

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Central University invites applications from suitably qualified and competent professionals to fill the vacant position of:

Job Description

Job Title: Horticulturist


The Horticulturist is the head of the University’s Horticultural Unit and reports to the Director (Administration) of the University.


•   Assumes full responsibility for maintaining the University’s plants, parks/gardens together with all issues relating to landscaping
•   Provides technical and administrative support to the Unit and University as a whole
•   Takes responsibility for the operations, growth and harvesting of various types of plants in and around the University campuses
•   Prepares technical specifications for plant variety protection
•   Assists in the formulation of design policies for the University
•   Manages staff welfare needs of the Unit
•   Performs any other duties related to horticulture management
•   Maintains and supervises a team of casual hands
•   Conducts training for all horticultural and gardening hiring
•   Assists in the procurement and maintenance of horticultural machines, and implements
•   Maintains regular inventory of such equipments

Qualification Required & Experience

Applicants must possess:


•   Minimum qualification of bachelor degree in horticulture or related field
•   Knowledgeable in all types of plants
•   10-15 continuous years of practical institutional and managerial experience in ornamental horticulture (technical educational park administration is desired)
•   Field experience in horticulture, parks and gardens especially in tertiary educational environment is desirable


Must posses excellent knowledge in

– all types of plants
– ornamental horticulture in all areas
– plant propagation and cultivation
– principles of nursery management
– basic principles of landscaping

•   Have Natural aptitude for gardening, care and maintenance of plants
•   Supervisory skills
•   Ability to supervise the work of diverse subordinate staff
•   Report writing, facilitation and communication skills

Location: Accra

How to Apply

Interested persons with the requisite qualification(s) and related working experience should submit
Employment forms (can be obtained either by downloading from www.central.edu.gh or from the Office of the Director Human, Resource Directorate, Miotso Campus or Call 0303 951478 / 0302935687 or 0289546164 for further enquiries

Application letter,Curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three (3) referees,A 2-page statement indicating how one intends to use the period in office to address relevant issues to ensure that the University achieves its vision and mission to:
P.O. BOX 2305 TEMA
Interested persons can submit soft copies of their CV and other relevant documents to:[email protected] Closing Date: 21 June, 2016 (Only short listed applicants will be contacted)

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