Student Greenhouse and Field Technician

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jun 21, 2022
Part Time - Fixed Term

Job Description:

Classification Title:

OPS Non-Clerical

Job Description:

Collecting and handling samples from greenhouse or field grown plants, monitoring of irrigation, fertilization and temperature control in greenhouses, plant propagation, pasteurization of soil, devitalization of plants by autoclaving, monitoring of pests and diseases in the greenhouse and field, pesticide applications in the greenhouse, harvesting plots or greenhouse trials, processing samples and recording data, ordering of supplies, monitoring compliance with biosafety and pesticide regulations, extensive documentation, project review, report preparation. The research program focuses on designing feedstocks for biofuels and bioproducts.

Expected Salary:

Rate range $11.00 to $13.00 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

Valid drivers license, previous experience with management of greenhouse or field crops.

This position is open to all students who are eligible to work on campus and will be employed through student Other Personnel Services (OPS) and must maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average. Registered students are employed on a part-time basis, up to 20 hours per week.

Preferred Qualifications:

BS or MS degree in plant science.

Research experience with greenhouse or field crops.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:No