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PDS Tech Inc Technology Development Field Assistant in Constantine, Michigan

Responsibilities:

• Safety: comply with all OSHA and the Client's safety requirements

• Pre-Planting: assist with plot seed preparation, product delivery, field preparation, plot staking, and regulatory compliance

• Planting: assist ARM or TDR with planting activities

• Data: assist with required data collection

• Plot Maintenance: mowing, hand weeding, spraying border areas, signage

• Mid-Season: participation in plot tours, field trainings, and field days

• Harvest: assist and support all harvest activities in a region

• Equipment Maintenance: assist with preventative maintenance and repair of equipment

• Regulatory Compliance: understand and carry out all USDA-APHIS & Monsanto Stewardship requirements for regulated plot testing

Required Skills/Experience:

• High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)

• Valid driver's license

• Ability to lift up to 70lbs

• Ability to pass pre-employment Driver’s Checks (MVR)

Desired Skills/Experience:

• Ability to operate farm equipment

• Able to live and work in a remote environment

• Familiarity with Windows Operating Systems/ basic computer skills

• College degree

• Prior agricultural experience or field research experience

• Certified Pesticide Application License or ability to obtain a license

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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