Program Support Specialist I--Farm Technician

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Job Title: Program Support Specialist I--Farm Technician
Location: Tifton, GA
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 228737
Job Summary Program Support Specialist I – Farm Technician

Position Description:

This is a full-time 12 month position (40 hours/week) at the ABAC J.G. Woodroof Farm. Position is responsible for preventative maintenance and repair of farm equipment, road upkeep, and general maintenance of the J.G. Woodroof Farm. Position will also assist with various farm tasks including planting, cultivating, irrigating, harvesting, application of fertilizers, pesticides, and other chemicals to cropping systems, and assisting with the cattle operation, as needed. Position will supervise and direct student workers. Instruction of SANR students on the above areas will also be a job element. nSome weekend and evening work is required. Position will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Required Qualifications:

    High school diploma or equivalent with 3-5 years of relevant experience or advanced degree in agriculture (Associate’s or Bachelor’s) with one year of relevant experience.Must be able to perform work outside in all types of weather conditions.Must be able to perform physically demanding tasks such as lifting and carrying heavy items (over 50 pounds).Knowledge of farm and equipment safety.Excellent communications skills, demonstrated technical excellence, and the ability to work independently and in a team environment.Class A Commercial Driver’s license (CDL) with a Passenger endorsement is required or must be obtained within 6 months of employment. Private Pesticide Applicator license is required or must be obtained within 6 months employment.
Desired Qualifications:

    Additional years of relevant farm work experience.Advanced degree in agriculture (Associate’s or Bachelor’s)
For Additional Information:

Contact Mr. Trey Davis, Farm Manager, 229-386-3584 or [email protected]




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Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 6/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time