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We are currently recruiting Field Research Assistants for our client in Georgetown, ON. This is a temporary FULL-TIME position, that operates on a straight day from 8am-4pm.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Field Activities

  • Preparing for planting (filling planting envelopes, sorting, and organizing seed packages into planting order)
  • Planting (not hand planting but working with equipment to plant sites
  • Tissue sampling
  • Removing discarded plants
  • Releasing bees for pollination
  • Placing row markers in fields
  • Assisting with note collection
  • Harvesting
  • Graining cleaning and organizing

Greenhouse Activities

  • Greenhouse planting
  • Tissue sampling
  • Emasculated crossing
  • Plant care (staking, tidying up dropped leaves)
  • Harvesting
  • Threshing
  • Organizing seed packages and weighting

The successful candidate will have the following experience:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Ability to work extended hours in an outdoor field environment with exposure to bees
  • Ability to work in a greenhouse
  • Drivers License required as successful candidate will be required to drive leased vehicle between sites
  • Steel toed ankle high shoes/boots required
  • Reliable and able to work in a team atmosphere

Day shift: 8am-4pm

Hours: 40 hours + possible OT

Type: Contract

Pay: $19/hour

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