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Greenhouse & Lab Assistant

Kelly Services
Durham, NC 27709
**Kelly Services** has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a contract temporary opportunity to work as an **Greenhouse Lab Assistant (2 positions)** at a prestigious Fortune 500 company in **Research Triangle Park, NC**

**Greenhouse & Lab Assistant**

**Work Schedule: Friday through Tuesday (40 hours per week) Regular daytime hours**

**Pay rate: $16 - $17/hr**

**Duration: 1 year**

The primary responsibility of the Greenhouse Associate is to perform hands-on tasks and duties related to greenhouse work and plant experiments and facility cleaning, while ensuring compliance with all existing safety and stewardship standards in the area of greenhouse plant research.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Perform general greenhouse work independently, such as making pots and flats, planting, watering, fertilizing, tying/trimming plants for upkeep, seed harvesting, seed threshing, seed counting and maintaining various crop plants according to specific protocols as directed by Greenhouse Specialist and Program Specialist.

Maintain and clean greenhouses and work areas.

Assist with collection of plant tissue samples under supervision, according to specific protocols.

Utilize data management applications to collect and record data, under supervision.

Use electronic equipment (barcode scanners, cameras, seed threshers and seed counters)

Perform pest control including: insect scouting, pesticide/herbicide application, beneficials release, and integrated pest management techniques.

Comply with Stewardship and Biosafety requirements and QMS directives and protocols

o Follow SOPs/Work Instructions

o Operate equipment and maintain appropriate documentation

**Minimum Qualifications:**

High school diploma with experience in agriculture, plant biology or equivalent preferred.

Willingness to work in greenhouse environment with understanding of plant growth and development.

Excellent attention to detail and ability to identify and communicate problems and deviations.

Demonstrated ability to follow defined procedures and work in a team environment.

Organized and can work with minimal supervision. Strong communication skills.

Proficiency in computer skills: Microsoft Office and databases.

Able to work 40 hours per week in fluctuating climates and lift 50 pounds.

**Apply Now!**

This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must submit your resumes. Thank you for your interest in the assignment.

**Also, feel free to follow up via email to RACS113@KELLYSERVICES.COM**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**About Kelly** ****

At **Kelly** , were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.



Posted: 2020-07-17 Expires: 2020-08-17

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