JOB NO.: 104202-US
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: CALS/AG RES STA/RHINELANDER
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Plant Sciences, Other
Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing
Position Vacancy ID: 104202
Working Title: RESEARCH GARDENER
Official Title: RESEARCH GARDENER(90460)
Hiring Department: A079600-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/AG RES STA/RHINELANDER
Term: This is an Ongoing appointment
The Rhinelander Agricultural Research Station, or RARS, is part of UW-Madison and supports the research and outreach efforts of UW-Madison scientists, with a focus on potato breeding and variety development. RARS has 170 tillable acres, managed on a 3-year rotation for seed potato production. The station has seven greenhouses totaling 13,000 sq. ft. and controlled environment storage for 2,500 cwt.
Normal working hours are Monday-Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm, but the Research Gardener is expected to participate in a weekend watering rotation and adjust weekday hours accordingly.
Some overtime during the field season at RARS is expected and when commuting to the Hancock Research Station, which is two hours from RARS. At times it may be required to have out of town overnight stays to facilitate operational needs.
Instructions to applicants:
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Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required
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Advertised: Mar 6 2018 Central Standard Time
Application Close: Mar 20 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time