Inside/Outside Research Worker


Johnston, Iowa

a month ago

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Job Description

Job Title: Inside/Outside Research Worker
Duration: 03+ Months
Location: Johnston, IA 50131
Note: Applicant will also need a valid driver’s license.


Outside Research Worker (Summer)
Duties & Responsibilities (may include any or all of the following):
• Harvest plant material according to defined protocol
• Research Plot Maintenance
• Weighing and Grinding material in a lab setting
• Field Data Collection
• General Housekeeping

Expectations of employment:
• Able to complete repetitive tasks for long periods of time
• Be self-motivated and possess a positive attitude
• Must be 18 years or older
• Willingness to travel to local field (transportation is provided)
• Willingness to work weekends during peak times (July)
• Have schedule availability (Must be able to work from early morning until the evening)
• Ability to work around soybeans, corn, pollen, and dust for long periods of time
• Ability to work outdoors in different weather conditions
• Work well with team members
• Ability to walk/stand/crouch for several hours at a time
• Need to be able and willing to walk on uneven ground
• Workers are expected to be on time

Other preferred skills:
• Display a competency to perform accurate work in a repetitive motion environment

Seasonal Role – Could work Inside or Outside during the summer
Critical skills:
• Must be detail orientated
• Basic computer knowledge & navigational skills
• Have a basic understanding of written and spoken English preferred
• Communicate effectively with supervisor.
• Ability to follow standard operating procedures
• Ability to follow safety procedures

Client shall supply:
• All required personal protective equipment

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE , we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $18.75/hr.

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