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Forest Genetics Research Technician

Date Posted: 28-01-2014
Location: University Park, PA, USA
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The Forest Genetics Research Technician is responsible for: operation and maintenance of forestry greenhouses; maintenance and care of experimental field sites; operation, maintenance and care of field equipment; collection and entry of scientific data.

Candidates must have a driver’s license and clean driving record. Candidates should also have experience with use and maintenance of field equipment such as tractors, chainsaws, etc and be able to lift upwards of 50lbs. Ability to learn and use new computer programs a must, as is an eye for detail when entering scientific data. This position requires an individual who can work independently both in the office and in the field, once initial instruction is given.

This is a part-time position working an average of 20 hours per week with the option to work longer weeks during the main growing season of March – August.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to Sara Fitzsimmons at the e-mail provided with this advertisement. Please contact Sara for more information and to request a more detailed Job Description outlining specific duties and equipment to be used.
Salary: $15/hr


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