Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences
Employee Category: Classified
Pay Range: $15.88 per hour or higher depending on experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The Assistant Farm Supervisor performs general farm support duties including operating farm equipment; assisting with all agronomic practices associated with dry land farming, livestock operations, maintenance and harvest; and assisting with equipment and facility maintenance and repair. The employee works under the Associate Manager of the Palouse Research, Extension and Education Center (PREEC) Beef and Sheep units.
o Two years minimum experience operating and supervising in agricultural or mechanical areas.
o Experience in: working with livestock; dry land farming and farm management techniques, including equipment operation and maintenance; operating, troubleshooting and effecting minor repairs of farm equipment, tools and machinery.
o Possess limited pesticide applicators license or the ability to obtain this license within three months of hire.
o Must have a valid drivers license and able to successfully pass a drivers record check.
o Two years college training in agricultural production or mechanics.
o Knowledge of: requirements of livestock research; proper chemical application and safety procedures.
o Ability to: maintain computerized records; work with divers individuals; follow instructions and communicate clearly.
o Ability to: supervise others; work effectively with faculty and co-workers; follow good safety practices; keep detailed records; work with a variety of people with varying backgrounds and cultures; explain procedures and train other.
o Experience: with maintenance of building and fencing systems.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: o Willingness to: work with toxic chemicals; work in adverse environmental conditions.o Ability to lift, carry or otherwise move heavy objects up to 75 pounds.o Willingness to: work odd and irregular hours including weekends and holidays, if required.
Posting Number: SP002327P
Posting Date: 09/26/2019
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: First consideration will be given to candidates that apply by 10/13/2019.Please note: to be considered, your Letter of Qualification must address EACH of the minimum qualifications, including pertinent education and/or experience. In addition, to improve your ranking during the evaluation process, address as many of the Preferred Qualifications as possible. Information on a resume will not be accepted as a substitute for submitting a Letter of Qualification.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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