Laboratory and Greenhouse Technician

 
  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jul 29, 2022
Full Time - Fixed Term

Job Description:

Classification Title:

OPS Hourly Non Secretary/Clerical

Job Description:

The candidate will carry out research in plant tissue culture, biotechnology, management of lab and plant growth facilities.

Examples of specific tasks: initiating and monitoring plant tissue cultures under aseptic conditions, preparation of culture media, using and monitoring laboratory instrumentation, collecting and handling samples, extensive documentation, project review, report preparation, regeneration of plants from tissue cultures and transfer to soil, monitoring of irrigation, fertilization and temperature control in greenhouses, monitoring of pests and diseases in the greenhouse, ordering of supplies, monitoring compliance with biosafety regulations.

Previous experience with lab and greenhouse work or a relevant degree is expected. Training will be provided. Candidates should email their resume to be considered for the job.

The position requires working 40 hours per week, which includes some weekends.

We are looking for individuals with exceptional performance skills, such as: self-motivation, attention to detail, honesty, dependability, adaptability, must be able to lift 50lbs.

Advertised Salary:

Starting $10.00 - $15.00/hour

Minimum Requirements:

Previous experience with lab and greenhouse work or a relevant degree is expected.

Preferred Qualifications:

Exceptional performance skills, such as: self-motivation, attention to detail, honesty, dependability, adaptability.

BS or MS degree in plant science or related field

Special Instructions to Applicants:

The position requires working 40 hours per week, which includes some weekends.

Health Assessment Required:Yes