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Kelly Services Kelly Services - Greenhouse Technicians - Chesterfield, MO in Chesterfield, Minnesota

Kelly Services is looking for Greenhouse Technicians for one of their clients in Chesterfield, MO for a 3 month temporary assignment.

Pay rate: $15.35/hr

Job description:

Learn greenhouse environmental control system, program irrigation and evaluate alarms.

Provide support for activities related prefilling pots/tray for propagation using automated pot-filling machine.

Regularly perform greenhouse operations maintenance and upkeep: clean floors, keep work area tidy, organize supplies, perform hose/nozzle checks, and clean components of evaporative cooling system.

Support greenhouse research by contributing to set-up and take-down activities: preparing custom soil mixes using cement mixers, pot-filling by hand, install irrigation, work collaboratively for data collection, and remove and clean irrigation emitters post experiment.

Create and contribute to development of greenhouse operation protocols.

Routine and regular functionality check and troubleshooting of the greenhouse chambers, equipment, light rack and greenhouse chamber bulbs and waste.

Regularly drive work truck between sites and off-site in order to transport plant material and supplies.

Attend and participate in group and project meetings.

Provide timely and frequent communication regarding any updates, changes, or issues that arise.

Follow good sanitation practices and standard operating procedures and adhere to all safety and company policies.

Interest in greenhouse operations, plant propagation and irrigation.

High attention to details and prioritizes tasks efficiently.

Willing to receive Ag Worker Training and Pesticide Handler Training in order to work with or around pesticides.

Strong organizational, observational and communication skills.

Ability to work effectively in a multi-project team environment and collaborate with colleagues to achieve goals, as well as work independently.

Work in a greenhouse, outdoor field, and laboratory setting, sometimes in physically demanding, adverse conditions.

Subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, walking, and lifting materials. Knowledge of basic math skills and experience with Microsoft office (Excel, Outlook, Word, Power Point).

Must work independently and unsupervised on weekends and some holidays. 4-6 Years of Experience

Why Kelly ® ?

You’re looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and we’re here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.