Tech I/II/III, Agriculture (2 Positions - Headland, AL)

Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jan 19, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Position Details

Requisition Number

S591P

Home Org Name

Wiregrass Research Ext Ctr

Division Name

Agriculture Experiment Station

Position Title

Tech I/II/III, Agriculture (2 Positions - Headland, AL)

Job Class Code

GB02 A/B/C

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Two Positions Available!

The individuals selected for these positions will perform basic level technical research tasks in agronomy, horticulture, livestock care, and farm facility repair maintenance at the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center located in Headland, AL.

Essential Functions

Essential functions include but are not limited to the following: Collect data including plot weights, observations, and various other measurements; assist in layout of research plots, planting, fertilizing, spraying, harvesting, and tagging of research plots; assist in cattle feeding, maintenance, and weighing; assist in supervising part-time employees; and perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education Level

High school diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience

No experience required for entry level I. Salary Range: $18,400 - $30,600

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

- Level II requires a high school diploma or equivalent and one year of relevant experience in farming practices.
Salary Range: $20,300 – $33,800

- Level III requires a high school diploma or equivalent and four years of relevant experience in farming practices.
Salary Range: $22,300 – $37,200

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Excellent interpersonal communication skills, demonstrated technical excellence, the ability to work both independently and in a team environment, and a commitment to an inclusive and diverse working environment are required.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

A valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection is required.

Desired Qualifications

Desired qualifications include familiarity with farm equipment and ability to work with cattle.

Salary Grade

26

Salary Range

$18,400 - $33,800

Job Category

Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

01/19/2021

Closing Date

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required DocumentsOptional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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