Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Service Maintenance
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: Landscape & Campus Services
High School Graduate or G.E.D. equivalent Minimum of two years related experience with a minimum of one year on a working farm or ranch. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities would be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
To be responsible for, and to fulfill a variety of labor duties relating to the operation and maintenance of the University Farm. Acts as lead farm hand providing direction and assistance to other farm hands, and students as needed. Employee will be provided housing on the University Farm and will be expected to be on call as needed.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
To operate farm equipment and machinery such as, but not limited to, tractors, hay harvesting equipment, tillage and planting equipment, livestock handling equipment, etc. To perform routine jobs requiring general maintenance skills, carpentry skills, metal working skills, and other general farm and ranch skills. Certain seasonal tasks require longer working days. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 27216
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies.
SHSU offers over 90 bachelor degree programs, over 55 masters and 11 doctoral programs, including the nation’s first PhD in Forensic Science, SHSU offers an exceptional college experience. SHSU is classified as a "Doctoral Research University" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Sam Houston State University among the nation's best universities to work for in nine consecutive years "Great Colleges to Work For" survey results.
SHSU is a university that thinks big but feels small. With a student population of over 21,500 students, SHSU prides itself with creating a close community. Located in the "piney wood" region of East Texas,... Huntsville is less than an hour's drive north of Houston, which enables the university community to maintain a small town atmosphere with easy access to the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area.
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace.
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