Greenhouse Technician fro Jerseyville IL

August 15, 2023
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Job Description

POSITION Title: Greenhouse Plant Production Technician

Location:  Jerseyville IL zip code 62052

Hours: Monday – Friday 7am – 4pm

Duration: 6 months +

Wages: $20.00 per hour

DESCRIPTION: Studies the basic principles of plant life and the effects of varying environmental and physical conditions.

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
  • Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Performs a variety of tasks.
  • Works under general supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
  • A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

POSITION DUTIES & RES PONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for daily plant care and completing tasks associated with seed production.
  • This includes Planting, tissue sampling, transplanting, Harvesting, Cleaning, waste disposal and seed processing.
  • Greenhouse maintenance i.e irrigation repair, general housekeeping


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to work in hot greenhouse environment.
  • Ability to lift ~ 25lbs on occasion.
  • Must be willing to work on Weekends and Holidays if needed.

PREFERENCES: bachelor’s degree in science or equivalent work experience in plant production desired

 What’s in it for you?
“Benefit offerings include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, additional voluntary benefits, EAP program, commuter benefits and a 401k plan. Our program provides employees the flexibility to choose the type of coverage that meets their individual needs. Available paid leave may include Paid Sick Leave, where required by law; any other paid leave required by Federal, State, or local law; and Holiday pay upon meeting eligibility criteria.”

Pay Details: $20.00 PER HOUR

Benefit offerings available for our associates include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, additional voluntary benefits, EAP program, commuter benefits and a 401K plan. Our benefit offerings provide employees the flexibility to choose the type of coverage that meets their individual needs. In addition, our associates may be eligible for paid leave including Paid Sick Leave or any other paid leave required by Federal, State, or local law, as well as Holiday pay where applicable.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records