Help manage 40 acre research farm, greenhouses and seed shipments. Field responsibilities for land preparation, plot harvests, irrigation, and seed harvest. Seed responsibilities include cleaning, inventory control, obtaining permits for international shipments, obtaining state seed certifications. Greenhouse responsibilities include pollinations, cuttings, plant maintenance and insect control. This person is also a member of the station management team and Safety Officer for Nampa Research station.
Required (Basic) Experience & Education:
Required Competencies & Other Skills:
- Required Bachelor's degree in Agronomy or Horticulture.
Preferred Experience & Education:
- Competencies: have critical thinking skills, strong technical background in research, ability to work independently with limited supervision, takes initiative, strong computer skills especially with Excel, able to clearly articulate work direction and able to communicate with all levels of research staff in an effective and timely manner.
Preferred Competencies & Other Skills:
- Preferred 3-5 years experience in agriculture research and/or greenhouse maintenance.
Percentage of Travel:
Land O'Lakes, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, retirement savings account, tuition reimbursement, PTO, paid holidays, and employee development opportunities. Land O’Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Land O’Lakes,Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.
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