Plant Care Specialist Mendel Biotechnology
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We are looking for a Plant Care Specialist to join our team. At Mendel we strive to be the leading plant science company meeting the needs of global agriculture. The successful candidate will be responsible for growing and caring for experimental plant materials predominantly consisting of Arabidopsis plants. As a Plant Care Specialist, you will be expected to develop and implement an integrated pest management plan for the plants.
Monitor and manage pest populations including: monitoring traps, identifying symptoms, applying beneficial insects and applying pesticides as needed;
Assist in the development of our Integrated Pest Management Program;
Care for and grow healthy experimental plants (soil prep, pot filling, watering, fertilizing, staking, bagging, harvesting, processing seeds, disposal including autoclaving);
Work closely with functional group's staff to assure plants are cared for properly; and
Identify plants which need special attention (small size, altered flowering, etc.) and adjust protocols as needed.
BS in horticulture, botany, or related plant science;
Technical skills in plant care (knowledge of Arabidopsis preferred): knowledgeable in watering, fertilizing, pest control (including integrated pest management), seed care, troubleshooting other problems with plants (physiological stress, disease, pests);
Qualified pesticide applicator, familiar with pesticide regulations;
Able to lift x 70lbs
Excellent organizational and communication skills, service-oriented;
Excellent interpersonal skills: can interact fluidly with team members and members of other groups;
Must be able to work after hours, on weekends, and holidays; and
Must have authorization to work in the U.S.
||21375 Cabot Boulevard |
Hayward, CA 94545
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED