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Greenhouse Technician

Kelly Services
Indianapolis, IN 46202
**Research Greenhouse Plant Care Technician**



Kelly Outsourcing & Consulting Group (KellyOCG), a managed solution provider and business unit of Kelly Services, Inc., is currently seeking Research Greenhouse Plant Care Technician for a long-term engagement at one of our Indianapolis, IN.



This role is a full-time, fully benefited position. As a KellyOCG employee you will be eligible for Medical, Dental, 401K and a variety of other benefits to choose from. Youll also be eligible for paid time off, including holiday, vacation and sick/personal time. All KellyOCG employees receive annual performance reviews.



The Greenhouse team within Crop Protection Discovery Operations Center enables the discovery of new products through strong technical capabilities and partnership with research teams.



Responsibilities: Greenhouse activities may include: watering greenhouses growth chambers daily, organizing plant orders within greenhouses based on watering and research needs, performing pesticide applications as part of a team, scouting for pests on plants in greenhouse on a regular basis, prepping all greenhouse plant waste for devitalization, maintaining cleanliness of greenhouses and corridor, stock PPE stations in each greenhouse wing, weekly safety eye wash/shower testing and prepare/stage pots and flats for soil requests.



**Schedule**



**1st week 630-5pm EST (10 hours) M, W, TH, F**



**2nd week 630-5pm EST (10 Hours) TU, SA, SU**



The Greenhouse team within Crop Protection Discovery Operations Center enables the discovery of new products through strong technical capabilities and partnership with research teams. Below are key responsibilities and expectations for success in this role:


Greenhouse activities may include: watering greenhouses & growth chambers daily, organizing plant orders within greenhouses based on watering and research needs, performing pesticide applications as part of a team, scouting for pests on plants in greenhouse on a regular basis, prepping all greenhouse plant waste for devitalization, maintaining cleanliness of greenhouses and corridor, stock PPE stations in each greenhouse wing, weekly safety eye wash/shower testing and prepare/stage pots and flats for soil requests.


Required expectations:

Must be able to withstand work in greenhouses with temperatures between 85-100F

Must be able to tolerate working in environments with presence of pollen, molds, mildews, soil, insects, plant debris

Must have commitment to safety attitude for self, others and the environment

Must be reliable, have a strong work ethic, be self-motivated, possess strong organizational and time management skills

Must have ability to read, understand and follow SOPs that are required for work

Must be able to discern (with training) when plants/greenhouses are outside of normal/expected parameters. Take initiative. Be aware of work area and report anything that is out of the ordinary quickly

Must be able obtain state pest application license within 60 days of employment (training to be provided)

Must be able to lift ~25lbs

Must be able to stand, bend, push/pull and walk for >4 hrs/day

Must communicate any concerns to leader promptly and clearly

Must exhibit good interpersonal & professional skills in a research environment

Must have basic computer skills


Candidate should have any of the following: Greenhouse work experience; Farm background or any Agriculture background. A nice to have would be some college agriculture education background. Would like the submitted/selected candidates to have a sense of plant and or horticulture physiology.


High School Diploma; 0-1 years work experience



**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States.



To learn more about KellyOCG and our Managed Solutions expertise, visit us at kellyocg.com **/Solutions/Business-and-Professional Services.**










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









The Managed Solutions practice within Kelly Outsourcing and Consulting Group (KellyOCG ) is one focus within the full array of Kelly Services workforce solutions.



Kelly Services has transformed from the staffing industry pioneer to a leading workforce solutions provider. KellyOCG is the distinguished outsourcing and consulting segment of Kelly Services, known for applying a forward-looking approach that enables companies to make strategic workforce planning decisions that impact their business and competitive advantage.



The Managed Solutions practice area of KellyOCG is dedicated to partnering with clients to architect and implement solutions that put them in a position to meet their operational obligation to their organization and freedom to focus on their more strategic business needs.






**AboutKelly Services** ****






As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/kellyservices) , LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/company/kellyservices) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/kellyservices) .



Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-08-23 Expires: 2021-09-25

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