OPS Non-Secretary/Clerk

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jul 9, 2024
Full Time - Fixed Term

Job Description:

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Job Description:

Actively work on day to day filed, lab and green house operations related to breeding research. Perform seed processing, thrashing, cleaning, preparation of nurseries and yield trials, planting of yield trials and nurseries, the management of seed inventories, nursery and yield trial planning. Harvest nurseries and yield trials Travel to Quincy, Citra and other locations for different breeding activities, may require stay overnight and work longer hours during planting and harvesting time.

Help and generate data in different small grain breeding experiments under heat and drought conditions. Collect data on plant growth stages, diseases, yield and yield components in different yield trials. Take different notes in breeding nurseries and greenhouse experiments.

Expected Salary:

$15.00 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

Background in production agriculture and experience operating field equipment desirable. Valid Florida Driver License. Experience with field crops is highly preferable.

Preferred Qualifications:

Farm equipment, experience with Microsoft Word, Excel.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Work on weekends is not required, but occasionally will need to work after 5 pm during harvesting and planting season.

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

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

Health Assessment Required: Yes