RESEARCH GARDENER



JOB NO.: 104202-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: CALS/AG RES STA/RHINELANDER


Location: 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

FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $13.01



Job Summary:

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.



Requirements:

Driver's License



Schedule Comment:

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.



Contact:

Becky Eddy
[email protected]
715-499-0936
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Applicants will be asked to upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Mar 6 2018 Central Standard Time


Application Close: Mar 20 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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