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Actalent Greenhouse Technician: Pays 20+ in Chesterfield, Missouri

IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN BEING CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME IN AN EMAIL TO JOWADE@ACTALENTSERVICES.COM

Company:

This position is within a Fortune 250 company that leads the world of crop science into the future. Very desirable company to start with, carries a large amount of growth opportunities. Further details upon application!

Duties:

  • Will be responsible for all aspects of plant care and plant production primarily for herbicide efficacy trials.

  • Regular tasks include irrigation, fertilizer mixing and application, tying and staking plants, moving plants per protocol, greenhouse sanitation including cleaning irrigation trays and floors.

  • This person will also be thinning plants, transplanting, and possibly assist with various propagation activities as well as implementing plant care protocol requirements for research trials.

  • We frequently conduct seed increases for various weed species and we often need to clean and process self-produced seed, in addition to field samples that come in for herbicide resistance screening.

  • This employee will also be required to document completion of scheduled daily, weekly and monthly tasks.

  • One last regular day to day activity will include handling and discarding of regulated material and proper waste disposal stream for varying requirements for disposal.

  • Basically responsible for all aspects of plant care-irrigation / fertilization, greenhouse maintenance and sanitation, plant propagation tasks, documentation of greenhouse tasks.

Job Details:

  • Pay: $17-$20/hr

  • Shift: daytime shift, hours similar to a regular 9:00am - 5:00pm

  • hours vary according to each team's needs

  • Location: Chesterfield, MO (further detail upon application)

Job Requirements:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree (must be completed)

  • Horticulture, Ecology, Agronomy, Plant Science, Biology, Agriculture or similar areas of study

  • Must have at least 6 months of greenhouse/horticulture/plant care experience

Ideal Candidates Must Show:

  • Some experience working in a greenhouse (can be from school, personal life, work, etc.)

  • Experience with regulated materials, experience helpful

  • (experience with herbicides is a plus!)

  • Must have PASSION for plant care and horticulture

Skills:

Greenhouse maintenance, plant care, horticulture, Completed Associate's degree, Completed Bachelor's degree, Biology, Agriculture-related Degrees

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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