Full-Time Research/OPS Technician for Hops

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jun 7, 2024
Full Time - Fixed Term

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Full-Time Research/OPS Technician

Job Description:

Job details:

  • Seasonal full-time, 40 hours per week, from late May/early June 2024 to December 31st 2024
  • $16.00/hour
  • Flexible daily schedule
  • Possibility for continued employment depending on performance

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with project setup and maintenance, data collection, and harvesting of hops, hemp, and kratom
  • Maintain a detailed record of performance and activities using a laboratory notebook and Microsoft Teams
  • Perform key plant maintenance tasks including but not limited to fertilization, pH and EC monitoring, weed management, pest scouting, and plant propagation
  • Assist In documenting and describing project milestones for reports and manuscripts
  • Work in various environmental conditions in the field and greenhouses
  • Maintain proximity with plants containing volatile and physical irritants (hops and hemp)
Expected Salary:

$16.00 hourly

Minimum Requirements:
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Must be able to work in hot and humid environments
  • Ability to climb ladders up to 10 ft in height and carry objects greater than 25 lbs
  • Must be able to follow Instructions
Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Skills:

  • Associates degree or on-going education in Biology, Horticulture, Botany, Plant Science, Agronomy, or related fields
  • Experience with greenhouse management and plant cultivation
  • Simple data analysis
  • Entomological knowledge
  • Pesticide application experience
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, Teams)
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your resume.

Health Assessment Required: No