Research Technician - part time
Forage Genetics International, LLC (FGI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Land O’Lakes, has led the forage industry with innovative genetic discoveries, variety developments and cutting-edge product introductions. Our relentless drive for improved forage production is behind our unprecedented advancements. As the industry’s leading provider of forage solutions, we breed, develop and produce premier alfalfa seed. Our highly experienced staff delivers packaging, distribution and training services to complement our premium product offerings — all customized to meet the varied needs of our customers.
This position will support the Production Agronomist in the day to day activities of the Amarillo Research Station. The candidate will help maintain a safe working environment for all employees as well as assist with the breeding nursery, silage testing trials, warehouse, and seed plant activities.
*Primary Duties: *
Participate in the Safety effort for the Amarillo location
Shipping/receiving Inventory Management
Ability to work in the Field Nursery and take notes
Packaging nursery seed Nursery planting
Hand pollination in the breeding nursery
Assist with Silage harvest, hand harvest, and other Nursery activities
Assist in Conditioning and processing of Foundation and Breeder seed
Seed sampling in the warehouse
Assist with production seed harvest
Ability to work extended hours and 7 days/week during seasonal peak workload.
Individual will work on average 29 hours a week -flexible schedule
Interest / Background in Agriculture
Willingness to work a flexible schedule
HS / GED
*EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-****