OPS Greenhouse and Field Technician – Marion County, FL

OPS Greenhouse and Field Technician

University of Florida

Marion County, FL


Classification Title:

OPS Non-Clerical

Job Description:

Collecting and handling samples from greenhouse or field grown plants, monitoring of irrigation, fertilization and temperature control in greenhouses, plant propagation, pasteurization of soil, devitalization of plants by autoclaving, monitoring of pests and diseases in the greenhouse and field, pesticide applications in the greenhouse, harvesting plots or greenhouse trials, processing samples and recording data, ordering of supplies, monitoring compliance with biosafety and pesticide regulations, extensive documentation, project review, report preparation. The research program focuses on designing feedstocks for biofuels and bioproducts. 

Expected Salary:

$12 – $15 per hour

Minimum Requirements:Valid Florida drivers license, previous experience with management of greenhouse or field crops.

Preferred Qualifications:

BS or MS degree in plant science

Research experience with greenhouse or field crops

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:No


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