Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, located on the North Shore of Long Island, is seeking a responsible seasonal farm hand.
The candidate hired will assist with field preparation, transplanting, harvesting and general plant care to support the laboratory’s study of plant genetics. The work will be carried out both at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Research Field Station and local greenhouses.
Traveling will be required and a valid driver’s license will be required. Experience in Horticulture or Plant Care is helpful. The position requires the ability to lift up to 30 lbs and working with pesticides and bleach, as well as bending, stretching, standing and walking for long periods of time. Exposure to sunlight and heat. A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
The weekly work schedule will be Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:30pm.
This position is a seasonal/temporary opportunity from May until the end of December.
If interested, please apply for this position via the CSHL website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/16700
For more information about CSHL, please visit us at: www.cshl.edu
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.
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Job Type: Temporary