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Greenhouse Technician, Plant Sampling & Maintenance _ Memphis, TN

Kelly Services
Memphis, TN 38111
**Greenhouse Technician, Plant Sampling & Maintenance _ Memphis, TN**

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Greenhouse Technician, Plant Sampling & Maintenance for one of our top clients in Memphis, TN

Work Environment: Greenhouse and Headhouse

Duration: 1 year with possible extension

Hours: Monday through Friday 7:30am 4:00pm (No OT or weekend expected)

Pay Rate: $14.00-$16/hr depending on experience

As a Greenhouse Technician, Plant Sampling & Maintenance placed with Kelly Services you will be responsible for working inside/outside the greenhouse and headhouse to support the trait Introgression and initiatives by performing the following duties:

+ Sampling genetically engineered plant tissue for DNA and Protein testing in search of desired traits.

+ Planting engineered cotton seeds and maintaining suitable conditions for proper growth.

+ Preparing buffer solution to extract protein from cotton leaf.

+ Assisting in plant selection, transplanting, plant placement, and plant care.

+ Candidates must work very well with others, pay attention to detail, and be able to stand for long periods of time.

+ Greenhouse work will include, but not be limited to: water monitoring, cleaning, hanging harvest bags and harvesting, fertilizing, pruning, crossing, re-clipping and stringing plants, cleaning and trashing.

+ The environment can be very hot. Candidates must pay attention to detail and be able to stand for long periods of time. This position is an important role at our site. You will be working in a team setting but also independently.


+ Recent college graduates with related major and those no degree but with related experiences in greenhouse or field.

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. Email for questions about the position but please apply online to be considered for the position.

Why Kelly?

+ As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

+ Weekly pay and service bonus plans

+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

Apply Today!

*Available for purchase and administered by a designated third-party vendor

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

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

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**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 (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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: 2022-05-04 Expires: 2022-06-04

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