Horticultural/Greenhouse Assistant (1st Shift/$19/hr)

Job Type: 
Life Sciences
Other Life Science Positions
Employment Category: 
Direct Hire

Our client, an exciting and rapidly growing Biotech firm in RTP, is seeking an entry level greenhouse assistant for a key role in its state-of-the-art greenhouse.

This is an immediate need and client is targeting an hourly pay of $19/hour. These positions will be on-site and require fully vaccination.

This company is a world-leader in plant-based vaccines, and it is developing highly anticipated products to treat COVID as well as other diseases. The future is exceedingly bright. Growth potential is enormous.

This Greenhouse Support role will involve ongoing seeding, plant maintenance, transfection and harvesting of plants in a manufacturing, clean room environment. Successful candidate will provide critical support in the manufacturing processes as well as the cleaning and sanitizing of production areas. This can be physical work that must be done with extreme care.

Specific tasks to include:

  • Seeding, thinning, transplanting, and harvesting of plants
  • Material movement
  • Completing various levels of cleaning/sanitation of rooms and equipment (greenhouse and clean rooms)
  • Recording data in batch records to support production of vaccines

This is a long-term temp position with Monday through Friday (approx. 7:30am-4:30pm) with opportunities for growth for top performers.

Ideal candidates will offer a BioWork certification and related experience in a GMP manufacturing environment.

Other priorities include:

  • Good observation skills and manual dexterity
  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills
  • Knowledge of cGMP or GLP or experience working in a gowned/clean room setting would be a plus
  • Reliability
  • Physical stamina
  • Science related degree

Interviews will begin immediately. Local candidates only. Please forward Word resume for prompt consideration.