Insectary Assistant

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Orange Cove

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$14.00 hr.



The Insectary Assistant position provides opportunity to be involved in unique aspect of integrated pest management & biological control field. Trainee will gain unique skillset with potential for growth within organization. Needed in Orange Cove, CA. Duties include: Washing & handling large hard-shell squash; Conducting infestation of scale; Inoculating aphytis; Forecasting sales & production cycles; Maintaining cleanliness of laboratory environment; Conducting customer relations, sales, & procurement; Conducting logistics coordination; Recordkeeping. Required qualifications: Valid driver’s license; Ability to operate forklift & pallet jack; Flexibility & willingness to learn; Aptitude to learn trade; Able to lift 40 lbs. overhead repeatedly; General math skills; Computer proficiency; Able to work independently; Able to work flexible hours based on seasonality, including weekends & holidays. Bilingual a plus. Agricultural experience helpful. Wage: $14.00-$16.00 hr. (#1.0712.120 – Dinuba)


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