Student Greenhouse and Field Technician

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Sep 16, 2021
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:

$10.00 - $12.00

Minimum Requirements:

Valid Florida drivers license, previous experience with management of greenhouse or field crops, willingness to obtain a pesticide applicator license within 4 months of hiring.

Preferred Qualifications:

BS or MS degree in plant science, research experience with greenhouse or field crops, located close to the PSREC Center near Citra FL, Marion County.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

Health Assessment Required:No