Agricultr/Animal Asst II
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary - Time Limited
To assist with agricultural research by operating and maintaining farm equipment (trucks, tractors, implements and other hand and power equipment) and providing hand labor for planting and harvesting vegetable crops. To assist with maintenance of buildings, grounds, and other infrastructure used for agricultural research.
50% - Essential - Research Plots Management:
Sets up, maintains and harvests field research plots safely and accurately according to instructions from the farm manager, scientists and technicians.
20% - Essential - Facilities Maintenance:
Repairs and maintains equipment and buildings using safe and effective methods.
20% - Essential - Farm Vehicle Operation:
Safely operates farm vehicles and equipment used in research field, including trucks, tractors, sprayers,excavator, forklift, bulldozer, road grader, loader and other similar equipment for preparation, planting, fertilizing, maintaining, spraying and harvesting.
10% - Essential - Hand and Power Tools Operation and Grounds Maintenance:
Operates hand and power tools, including mower, string trimmer, hedge clipper, chainsaw, blower,shovel, hoe, rake, pitchfork and other similar tools to perform grounds and field maintenance safely and efficiently.
A high school diploma and experience in agricultural research or animal care that is directly related to the area of employment. An associate degree in animal health technology or a discipline related to agriculture may be substituted for the required work experience.
Fundamental Job Knowledge - Fundamental working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations
No Supervisory Duties - Not responsible for supervising employees.
No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.
Standard Hrs: 37.5; Band: 03 ($ 22,182.00 - $ 41,046.00)
January 2, 2019
2700 Savannah Highway Charleston, SC 29414
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