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Actalent Greenhouse Technician in Ames, Iowa


  • Position: Greenhouse Technician

  • Location: Johnston, IA

  • Shift: Monday-Friday 7:30am-4pm

  • Pay: $16-17/hr depending on experience

  • Qualifications: Bachelor's or Associate's degree within the Life Sciences OR 6 months of greenhouse or field experience (degree is not required)

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Daily greenhouse plant care, including seeding, pollinating, transplanting, watering, harvesting and seed handling for corn, soybean, wheat and other crops

  • Punch or cut and store small samples of plant tissue and delivery for laboratory analysis

  • Carefully maintain sample identity for thousands of samples at a time while maintaining proper storage conditions

  • Assisting with experiments, collecting data and maintaining records

  • Perform routine greenhouse sanitation tasks like discarding regulated material, destroying waste, cleaning pots/containers, and cleaning and sanitizing rooms

    About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.