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Greenhouse Technician

Ohalo Genetics

Ohalo Genetics

Operations
London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Position Title: Greenhouse Technician

Location: Mills River, NC

Time Type: Full Time

Below is the pay range for this position that we reasonably expect to pay. Individual compensation is based on various factors including experience, education, skillset, and other relevant qualifications. This range is for the North Carolina location and may be adjusted to the labor market in other geographic areas.

Anticipated compensation: $20/hr

The Opportunity:

Ohalo is seeking candidates with a passion for hands-on work growing plants to join our greenhouse team. Greenhouse Technicians will produce beautiful, healthy plants to support a team of scientists who seek to revolutionize plant breeding. Job responsibilities include planting, transplanting, watering, scouting for pests and disease, weeding, data collection, seed harvesting and processing, and performing controlled pollinations. The successful candidate will be safety-aware, efficient, reliable, and responsible. The candidate must also be willing and able to perform repetitive physical tasks such as potting and planting within the greenhouse. Previous greenhouse or field experience is beneficial, but not required.

Responsibilities:

  • Daily care and upkeep of multiple species of plants
  • Interact with scientists to accurately collect and record data using an electronic notebook
  • Scouting for and manually removing pests and weeds, as well as applying beneficial insects to control pests
  • Pesticide applications, reporting, and record keeping
  • Prepare media for planting, plant or transplant seeds, cuttings, and other propagules
  • Monitor and adjust irrigation, nutrient, lighting and climate to optimize plant health
  • Harvest, process, record, and organize seed
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Maintain security of company information including trade secrets

Candidate Profile:

  • Basic knowledge of plant science, horticulture and plant materials, propagation, and pest management
  • Ability to collaborate with diverse and creative teams
  • Ability to problem solve and find solutions
  • Detail oriented and takes a proactive approach to routine tasks
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks for several hours
  • Must be able to work weekends
  • Ability to hold a North Carolina driver’s license and potential to be covered by a company vehicle insurance plan

About Ohalo Genetics:

Ohalo is using an evolutionary lens to reimagine the art and science of plant breeding. We seek to transform breeding and production systems with a goal of helping to sustainably support the world’s growing population.

Notes: If you previously applied for a job at Ohalo Genetics, we encourage you to restate your interest in the position by submitting your application.

No visa sponsorship is available for this position at this time.

No recruiters please.