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Motor de búsqueda de ofertas limagrain

Seasonal Research Aide - Squash Breeding

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General information


The fourth largest seed company in the world, Limagrain is an international cooperative group created and directed by French farmers. As a creator and producer of plant varieties, Limagrain markets field seeds, vegetable seeds and cereal products.
HM.CLAUSE, Business Unit of Group Limagrain, is an innovative global leader in the development, production, and commercialization of vegetable seeds. HM.CLAUSE belongs to the top 5 vegetable seed entities in the world. With over 2,000 varieties in more than 20 vegetable crops, HM.CLAUSE provides innovative solutions to growers worldwide.  






Position description



Employment Type

Seasonal worker

Contract duration


Main Goal

HM.CLAUSE is a Business Unit of Limagrain, an international agricultural co-operative founded and managed by farmers. HM.CLAUSE specializes in the breeding, production, and sale of vegetable seeds. From the world market to the farmer's market, we collaborate with our customers to deliver successful solutions for the agricultural challenges of today and produce the highest quality vegetable seeds for the future. Our global team of experts and state-of-the-art research facilities enable us to work side-by-side with growers to provide the most regionally relevant and reliable vegetable seeds available.

Job description

Assist the Squash breeding program in design of field trials, planting, and evaluation. Work alongside farm and greenhouse crews and collaborate closely with research staff including pathologists, breeders, growers, genotyping group, and labor management.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

•Assist breeding programs in field trial design, planting, and trial evaluation
•Support data collection, data entry, and seed harvest operations
•Work closely with the Seed Resource Manager and administrative staff to effectively comply with all regulatory phytosanitary certifications and international seed shipment protocols
•Maintain and periodically update seed inventory
•Assist with field and greenhouse crew in seeding, transplanting, crossing blocks, seed harvest and packaging
•Manage greenhouse projects including sowing, transplanting, and disease scouting
•Administer all plant labeling, pollinating instructions, and harvest
•Work closely with Greenhouse and Field operations management to ensure good plant health to meet desired goals
•Other duties as assigned

Required knowledge & Skills
•Detail oriented team player with strong organizational and communication skills
•Accept personal responsibility for task fulfillment and job performance
•Good time management skills, ability to manage multiple priorities, ability to complete a high volume of work within deadlines
•Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast paced environment
•Strong problem solving skills
•Intermediate Computer proficiency
•Basic Spanish speaking ability required
•Some field and/or greenhouse experience desirable
•Ability to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions for long periods


Education & work experience required:

•Minimum High School Diploma, 1-3 years' experience desirable
•Some field and/or greenhouse experience desirable
Must be available to work 32-35 hours per week (1700 hours per year)

Position localization

Job location

America/Carribean, USA


5840 Research Way, Immokalee, FL 34142, États-Unis

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

High School Diploma

Minimum level of experience required

New graduate