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Agricultr/Animal Asst II

Job description

Clemson University


Location REC/Coastal
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary - Time Limited


JOB SUMMARY:

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.
JOB DUTIES:

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.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

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.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

JOB KNOWLEDGE
Fundamental Job Knowledge - Fundamental working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
No Supervisory Duties - Not responsible for supervising employees.

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES
No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.
WORK SCHEDULE:

Standard Hrs: 37.5; Band: 03 ($ 22,182.00 - $ 41,046.00)
APPLICATION DEADLINE:

November 29, 2018
JOB LOCATION:

2700 Savannah Highway Charleston, SC 29414
CLOSING STATEMENT:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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Posted: 11/7/2018
Application Due: 1/6/2019
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