Temporary Day Laborer

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The employee will be required to perform manual labor including working in tobacco, horticultural crops, and other farm related duties. Agricultural research experience is preferred.

Transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the employee. The employee may be exposed to all weather conditions. The position requires a strenuous physical effort in many duty areas. Stooping, bending, climbing, lifting, pulling and walking are all routinely involved in conducting activities of this position. Fertilizer and seed bags, as well as other items weighing from 50 to 100 pounds are often lifted and carried short distances in the daily performance of duties. The employee will assist with data collection and must be able to follow verbal & written instructions.

The normal work schedule is 40 hours per week. Hours can be less as deemed appropriate by the supervisor. Employees may be asked to work a flexible schedule to meet labor needs to complete agricultural projects satisfactorily.

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Job City & State:

Kinston, NC


Cunningham Research Station

Classification Title:

Temp Technical/Paraprofessional

Working Title:

Temporary Day Laborer

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Minimum Experience/Education:

-High School Diploma or equivalent

Department Required Skills:

-Ability to work in varying weather conditions
-Ability to lift 50-100 lbs as well as stooping, bending, climbing, lifting, pulling and walking on a routine basis
-Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

-Agricultural research experience

Required License or Certification:

-Valid Driver’s License

Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


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NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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Posted: 4/2/2021
Application Due: 6/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time