Biological science technician wanted for the department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service
This position is located in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Plains Area, located in Temple, TX.
This is a term, time-limited appointment with an initial duration no less than 13 months and can be extended up to a total of 4 years.
- Assists in one or more phases of the research process by performing a variety of technical duties, in a laboratory, field, and greenhouse environment, common to plant research.
- Performs routine and recurring techniques and studies using a variety of specialized equipment.
- Collects, prepares, evaluates, and verifies plant and soil samples and supporting records
- Maintains inventory of chemicals, prepares solutions and reagents for use in the laboratory, field, or greenhouse, and safely disposes of waste material (both chemical and biological).
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.