Perform duties in a lab environment such as culturing microbes, performing sterile technique, and inoculating plants in a growth chamber. Candidate must be able to lift at least 40 pounds. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a greenhouse environment as well as sterile technique in a lab. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Must be able to work independently and also in a team.
Why is this position open? Growth on the team, turn over, skills gap? We need to replace a contractor that left last year and we are starting to get very busy. What top 3 things are you looking for on resumes of quality candidates? Somebody detail oriented with experience culturing microbes, sterile techniques and inoculating plants. What are the daily tasks? Prepare inoculum, inoculating, doing quality control of inoculum, planting in growth chambers, cleaning the labs, etc.