Kelly Services Plant Science Technician in Johnston, Iowa
Greenhouse Technician, Planting Team – Johnston, IA
Kelly Outsourcing & Consulting Group (KellyOCG), a managed solution provider and business unit of Kelly Services, Inc., is currently seeking a Greenhouse Technician for a long-term engagement at one of our Global clients in Johnston, IA. 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. You’ll also be eligible for paid time off, including holiday, vacation and sick/personal time. All KellyOCG employees receive annual performance reviews.
As a Greenhouse Technician, Planting Team placed with KellyOCG you will be responsible for the following:
This individual will assist the Planting Team in areas such as seeding, transplanting, and printing tags. This individual should be team-oriented, flexible, and be able to work on tasks independently or collaborate others.
- Experience with computer programs such as Microsoft Excel
-Daily greenhouse plant care, including pollination, transplanting, watering, harvesting and seed handling for corn, soybean and other crops.
-Punch or cut and small sample storage of plant tissue and delivery for laboratory analysis.
-Maintenance and sample identity for thousands of samples while maintaining proper storage conditions.
-Size small corn embryos within seeds, determine appropriate size embryos for lab needs, package sized ears for delivery, and deliver of material to labs.
-Evaluate size range of corn embryo material and decide appropriate distribution of ears based on variable lab requirements.
-Note unusual or abnormal plant growth characteristics and report to Growers for troubleshooting.
BS, Plant related, Biology or Entomology related is strongly preferred
Ability to work in greenhouse conditions (hot and humid)
To learn more about KellyOCG and our Managed Solutions expertise, visit us at kellyocg.com /Solutions/Business-and-Professional Services.
Important information: This position is recruited by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
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