SEASONAL RESEARCH STAFF FIELD & LAB
Seasonal Research Staff Field & Lab
Location: Marshalltown, IA
Purpose and Scope
As the largest, family-owned retail seed company in the United States, Beck’s was founded on faith, hard work, and innovation of our family and family of employees. As we continue to grow, our culture is maintained by those who work hard to make a difference in the lives of farmers. Beck’s is seeking quality individuals to join our family of employees.
This position will assist our research department with hand harvesting which includes shelling and hand counting seed for our winter nursery as well as collecting lodging notes.
Assist with hand-pollinating Beck’s summer and/or winter corn breeding nursery.
Assist with shelling, processing and packaging of seed.
Assist with hand-harvest of Beck’s summer and/or winter corn breeding nursery and/or crossing blocks.
Maintain positive attitude and strong work ethic in order to work well with in a team.
Assist with other duties as required by the assigned supervisor
1. Education and Training
Successful completion of Beck’s safety training program
2. Technical Requirements
Possess positive attitude
Ability to work independently and as a team member.
3. Physical Demands
Must have transportation to and from work facility.
Ability to work five (5) to six (6) days each week.
Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time
Ability to work in all weather conditions
Tolerate exposure to corn pollen