Welcome To Vineland Research & Innovation Centre - Applying For The Technical Assistant Position

You will provide cross-functional and hands-on support assisting with plant production and consumer insights projects.

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(*A more comprehensive position outline is available upon request.)

  • Grow and maintain plants based on methodologies and specifications dictated by project leads
  • Sample collection of plants and soils in field and greenhouse settings
  • Measurements of plants in production experiments
  • Maintain organized laboratory space and monitor supplies inventory
  • Assist with project design, data formatting and statistical analysis
  • Assist with other duties as assigned in the Consumer Insights program, such as sample serving and clean-up.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Minimum Grade 12 education
  • Minimum one (1) year related experience
  • Good laboratory skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Plant production experience in a greenhouse environment
  • Experience with data collection in laboratory and field settings
  • Safe food handling practices
  • Familiarity with sensory and/or consumer science
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team

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