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Part-time Research Assistant

Kelly Services
Lubbock, TX 79410
**Job Description**


Kelly Services is hiring 2 part-time Research Assistants for an agricultural company located in Lubbock, TX. These positions will assist in plant breeding activities to promote a positive platform for sorghum advancement. The job duties will include but may not be limited to:


Separating grain from plant by threshing

Packaging and applying treatment to seed samples for specified projects

Harvesting sorghum seed by hand for further propagation and/or seed storage

Ensuring compliance with all safety and environmental rules

Assisting in planting and soil discarding processes in greenhouse

Collecting plant tissue samples for lab testing

Maintaining clean and pest-free growing environment and work areas

Assisting plant breeding team with other related tasks


Candidates will be expected to work 20 hours per week, days and times are flexible


**Requirements**


Experience in greenhouse or agricultural field work and production

Knowledge of plants, plant growth, and development

Experience in horticulture or agriculture

Current knowledge of sorghum production

Extremely good organizational skills, interpersonal and communication skills with ability to work in a team environment

Problem solving skills must include organization and scheduling of multiple tasks and data management

Ability to troubleshoot and modify procedures to ensure effective and efficient processes

College classes in Biology, Plant Science, Horticulture, Agronomy would be helpful

Working in hot and humid environment

Ability to lift 50 pounds on repetitive basis


**Highlights**


While contracted with Kelly, Temporary Employees do receive Perks & Benefit Options such as:

Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available for eligible employees

Group medical, prescription, vision, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance options that are available for purchase and the coverage is portable

Service bonus plan

Holiday pay plan

Weekly electronic pay options

Free online training campus available

Exclusive online employee community

Employee assistance program (EAP) available at no cost

Corporate discounts

Transportation spending accounts


**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.

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Posted: 2020-01-13 Expires: 2020-02-13

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