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Randstad Greenhouse Technician in Saint Louis, Missouri

Greenhouse Technician

job details:

  • location:Saint Louis, MO

  • salary:$15 - $16 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, September 16, 2020

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Temporary

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:S_873720

  • questions:Suzanne.Hollnagel@randstadusa.com314-682-3950

job description

Greenhouse Technician

Do you enjoy working in a fast paced work setting? If so, we have immediate positions open for greenhouse technicians to work in St. Louis, MO. This position offers an opportunity to learn about the agriculture industry and how seed treatments offer improved performance and yield for growers. Our client is one of the world's leading agricultural technology companies. They are a company committed to innovation, focused on working with farmers to help them produce more with fewer natural resources.

Click to apply or e-mail resume to suzanne.hollnagel@randstadusa.com

Responsibilities:

  • Learn greenhouse environmental control system, program irrigation and evaluate alarms.

  • Provide support for activities related prefilling pots/tray for propagation using automated pot-filling machine.

  • Regularly perform greenhouse operations maintenance and upkeep: clean floors, keep work area tidy, organize supplies, perform hose/nozzle checks, and clean components of evaporative cooling system.

  • Support greenhouse research by contributing to set-up and take-down activities: preparing custom soil mixes using cement mixers, pot-filling by hand, install irrigation, work collaboratively for data collection, and remove and clean irrigation emitters post experiment.

  • Create and contribute to development of greenhouse operation protocols.

  • Routine and regular functionality check and troubleshooting of the greenhouse chambers, equipment, light rack and greenhouse chamber bulbs and waste.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:

  • Strong organizational, observational and communication skills.

  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-project team environment and collaborate with colleagues to achieve goals, as well as work independently.

Education:

Associate

Experience:

Experienced

Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelors degree in Biology, Plant Science, Horticulture or related field of study is highly desired.

  • Must have experience growing plants in controlled environments such as a greenhouse or growth chamber.

  • Knowledge of basic math skills and experience with Microsoft office (Excel, Outlook, Word, Power Point). Must work independently and unsupervised on weekends and some holidays.

This is a great opportunity in a positive, innovative work environment where all workers are treated with respect and diversity is accepted.

Benefits provided by Randstad include medical, dental, vision insurance; 401k; and holiday pay.

Relocation cost reimbursement is not available for this position.

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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