Student Assistant II – Department of Biology

Applications are to be received by: 4:30 p.m. on December 10, 2018.

Classification: Student Assistant I
Job Title:  Greenhouse Assistant
Employee Group: PSAC
Wage: $11.80/hr.
Department: Biology, Faculty of Science
Start Date: December 29, 2018
Date Issued: November 30, 2018
Hours of Work:  7 hours per week
Number of Positions Available: 1


Care of plants in the Biology greenhouse including, watering, fertilizing, and repotting.  Clean pumps (in pond) periodically, ensure aeration is occurring. Clean algae in the pond.   Mix potting soil.  Sweep, wash pots, keep pots and floor tidy, and organize shelves.  Monitor report and remove pests as appropriate.  Other related duties as assigned.


No previous experience required.

To Apply:

 Applications should be sent to Pauline Morton (

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit.  All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority.  Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

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