Seed Technician

Seed Technician
  • $21 per Hour
  • Temporary
  • Waterman IL, US Waterman DEKALB US 60556
Job Ref: JO000130650
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Science- Bio
Date Added: 02 May 2022


1-year renewable contract

  • The Entomology Lab Aide will provide support and assist in mass rearing of multiple insect species for lab and field research.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Insect colony maintenance (feeding, cleaning cages, diet prep, etc.), greenhouse activities, assisting with laboratory experiments, supporting field research (data collection, weed removal, infesting trials, etc.), following and maintaining the ISO Quality Management Standards, wearing proper PPE and taking proper safety precautions while working in the lab and potentially field.
  • This individual must have the ability to pass a physical and pulmonary fit test for respirator use and have the ability to lift 45 pounds. In addition, this individual must have excellent communication skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced global and multi-cultural environment.

Required Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED). Biology, agricultural (Candidates that have worked on a farm / worked with live stock, zoo keepers, etc.) and/or lab experience required. Students that have been in academic lab environment would be a good fit.

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Our client expects its colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Colleagues are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. Our client defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, colleagues are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements.


SRG is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful under applicable law.

02/06/2022 12:00:00
USD 21.00 21.00 Hour
Contact Consultant:
Kathryn Johnson

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