This position is with the wheat breeding program at Michigan State University. General working hours will be 8:00am-5:00pm. At times during the season, some work days may extend beyond 5:00pm and some work may be needed during the weekends.The employee will be assisting with: collection of research data, maintaining research plots, harvesting and planting of research plots, setup and maintaining mist irrigation system; greenhouse activities will include - planting, filling pots, watering, harvesting, threshing... Some work will involve off campus travel with a university owned vehicle. This is a full time summer (seasonal) position beginning on May 8th through August 31.
Job Requirements: Valid Drivers license, lift and carry 50 lbs., exposure to dusty environments (wheat dust allergies will be a problem), exposure to inclement weather conditions at times-necessitating suitable clothing and protection from elements (rain gear & hot sunny days). Be reliable, work well with others, and not be dependent on a phone to be able to function during the coarse of work day.