Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Farm Hand (temporary)

Job Number: 76102

Location: Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA, US

Job Description

Position Description

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, located on the North Shore of Long Island, is seeking a Greenhouse/Field Assistant to work on plant research projects involving tomato and related crops.

Position Responsibilities

The candidate hired will assist with greenhouse and field research, including transplanting, harvesting and general plant care to support the laboratory’s study of plant genetics. The work will be carried out both at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Research Field Station and associated fields and greenhouses.

Position Requirements

Experience & Skills: Experience in Horticulture or Plant Care is preferred, but will also train the right candidate with limited experience. The position requires the ability to lift up to 30 lbs and working with bleach, as well as bending, stretching, and standing for long periods of time. Exposure to sunlight and heat. Demonstrated interest in biology and plant biology, in particular, is a plus.
Other: Traveling between various locations is needed therefore a valid driver’s license and personal vehicle is preferred.
This position will be available from April and will continue through to the end of the summer.
Only local applicants will be considered for the opportunity.


Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned biomedical research institution in New York. It has shaped contemporary biomedical research and is the home of eight Nobel Prize laureates. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory provides a highly dynamic and interactive research environment and also a unique opportunity of timely exposure to advances in various biomedical research fields and of interaction with a broad range of researchers from all over the world through its renowned Meetings and Courses program. We believe that science is for everyone. We have had researchers with a variety of backgrounds and believe in the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion.


The salary range for this role is $17.37-$19.35 The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future. When determining a base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., years of relevant experience, education, credentials, and internal equity).
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Application Deadline: 2024-08-20


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