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ASSOCIATE PLANT SCIENTIST, GREENHOUSE

JOB FUNCTION: Scientific
JOB TYPE: Temp
LOCATION: Wilmington, DE

COMPENSATION: $19/hr - $24/hr
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree
POSTED: Dec 3, 2019

Our client, a global chemical company with a very professional corporate culture and history of industry success, is looking to hire an Associate Plant Scientist, Greenhouse.

Salary/Hourly Rate: $19 – $24/hr

Position Overview: The Associate Plant Scientist, Greenhouse will assist in the prorogation of plants used for research.  Working in a greenhouse setting, the Associate Plant Scientist, Greenhouse will be planning and executing experiments and partnering on existing research projects. Following highly regulated protocol is important for the Associate Plant Scientist, Greenhouse.

Responsibilities of the Associate Plant Scientist, Greenhouse:

  • The Associate Plant Scientist, Greenhouse will follow strict timelines to ensure the growth and health of a diverse plant population in a corporate greenhouse setting
  • Utilize knowledge in water, light, temperature and soil to effectively grow  and maintain plants in a greenhouse as well as growth chamber
  • Take a proactive approach to ensuing the health and potential needs of plants throughout stages of development
  • Independently manage a timeline and communicate effectively with team members on the status of plant health and development
  • Complete organized and complete bridge testing of seed lots
  • Collect and summarize data on the plant propagation process

Qualifications for the Associate Plant Scientist, Greenhouse:

  • Experience propagating plants in a greenhouse or nursery setting highly preferred
  • Significant knowledge of water, light, temperature and soils in the growth and maintenance of plants
  • Comfort working in a greenhouse with insects and plants
  • Strong computer skills with the ability to readily adapt to new software
  • Ability to communicate clearly in a team setting and meet deadlines

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture/Horticulture/Agronomy/Botany/Crop Science/Plant Science or another very closely linked field
  • Masters candidates also considered

Benefits: Eligible for Atrium Care Package

POSITION ID: 82656

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