The Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC), part of the Institute for Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), is seeking qualified individuals to join our plant breeding team. Please see the job descriptions below for more information.
Greenhouse and Nursery Assistant
The plant breeding team at MREC is seeking qualified applicants to join our team as a Greenhouse and Nursery Assistant. Job responsibilities include watering, fertilizing, transplanting and maintaining plants; managing greenhouse pests and disease; harvesting seeds; removing dead plant material and following all aspects of chemical safety programs.
Qualified applicants should have knowledge of plant production practices and a minimum of two years experience in greenhouse management. Applicants should also be able to work well in teams and communicate in English.