Temp Field Technician

Job description

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Essential Job Duties:

Assist with
implementation and maintenance of agricultural field research projects. Work with
research station staff and project leaders to prepare land, plant crops, collect data
and perform field and grounds maintenance. Will be involved in production of apples,
tomatoes, nursery crops, corn, and soybeans.

Is Time Limited:


Job City & State:

Mills River, NC


Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Ext Center

Classification Title:

Temp Technical/Paraprofessional

Working Title:

Temp Field Technician

Work Schedule:

7:30 am – 4:00 pm Monday-Friday. Extended hours and weekends as required.

Other Work/Responsibilities:


Minimum Experience/Education:

-High School Diploma or equivalent

Department Required Skills:


Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

-1 year agricultural farm experience
with managing the production of crops and/or livestock.
-Experience with safe operation of farm equipment (tractors, implements, trailers, utility vehicles)

Required License or Certification:

-Valid Driver’s License

Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


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Job No:
Posted: 4/2/2021
Application Due: 6/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time