Student Assistant II – Department of Biology

Applications are to be received by:  4:30 PM on April 26, 2019

Classification: Student Assistant II
Employee Group: PSAC
Job Title: Greenhouse Assistant
Department: Department of Biology
Wage: $11.80 per hour
Hours of Work: 5 hours per week
Start Date: May 1, 2019
Number of Positions Available: 1
Length of Appointment:  May 1, 2019 to September 3, 2019
Date Issued: April 17, 2019

Care of plants in the Biology greenhouse including, watering, fertilizing, and repotting.  Clean pumps (in pond) periodically, ensure aeration is occurring. Clean algae from 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.

Some experience with plant care and/or propagation.

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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