Field Research Asisstant
HarveStaff Clayton, NC
- Expired: May 05, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description Location: Clayton, NC Duration: 10 Months Description: Assistant Research Technician needed to support the daily responsibilities of site biologists. POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES • Assist in the conducting of field, lab and greenhouse trials under client Biologist supervision • Trials conducted will support client fungicide and herbicide markets for Turf, Ornamental, Industrial Vegetation Management and Forestry portfolios • Lay out trials in randomized block design • Rate trials for pest efficacy and plant tolerance REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES Education Requirement(s): • Bachelor’s Degree or Associates degree in agricultural or horticultural sciences (especially but not limited to plant pathology, weed science, or entomology). Skill & Competency Requirements: • Experience in turf and ornamental plant identification • Knowledgeable in basic turf, weed, insect and disease identification • Have a good understanding of basic math, geometry and metric system • Have an eye for detail with ability to recognize and communicate problems or product performance issues as they arise • Participate in trial planning • Update small sample inventories as needed • Ability to follow detailed instructions • Carry out daily responsibilities individually or with team members • Must be able to perform physical work in greenhouses and field in high summer heat and humidity • Possess the ability to lift at least 50 pounds • Certified Pesticide Applicator License for North Carolina (026) within first 90 days of contracted employment Preference: • 1-3 years of experience working in lawn care, golf course, landscape and/or nursery settings Travel Requirements: • Valid North Carolina Driver License • Offsite travel is required to assist in off-site field trial management and assistance Company Description HarveStaff is a woman owned, HUB Certified, business and was founded in 2016 to support a new opportunity in the agricultural market, including full recruitment, statement of work, and payroll services.
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