APEX SYSTEMS INC Research Support - Greenhouse Tech in JOHNSTON, Iowa

DescriptionResearch Support5/1/2018 i 12/31/2018 w/ benefitsJohnston, IAHours: Shift is 7:30am-4:00pm 5 days a week and can include weekendsThe Green House Associate will primarily assist Controlled Environments Growers with routine morning duties such as pollinating corn plants, precise sizing of embryo structures within corn seeds, transplanting corn plants, and tissue sampling, with general greenhouse work such as watering or sanitation sometimes required.All duties require a high level of attention to detail and an ability to work effectively in teams as well as individually.Training and supervision will be provided for all job duties, so prior knowledge of specific tasks is not required; however, general knowledge and experience with corn husbandry or scientific research are desirable.The Green House Worker will assist greenhouse Growers with routine plant care duties including special projects as needed.Activities primarily include but are not limited to the following. Daily greenhouse plant care, including pollinating, transplanting, watering, harvesting and seed handling for corn, soybean and other crops. Punch or cut and store small samples of plant tissue and delivery for laboratory analysis. Carefully maintain sample identity for thousands of samples at a time 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. Perform routine greenhouse sanitation tasks like discarding regulated material, destroying waste, cleaning pots/containers, and cleaning and sanitizing rooms.EEO EmployerApex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.VEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.