Tech I/II/III, Agriculture (Fairhope, AL)

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Gulf Coast Research Ext Ctr

Division Name

Agriculture Experiment Station

Position Title

Tech I/II/III, Agriculture (Fairhope, AL)

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

This position is located in Fairhope, AL.

The individual selected for this position will perform basic level farm and technical research tasks for the Gulf Coast Research and Extension Center.

Essential Functions

Essential functions include, but are not limited to: operating and maintaining farm machinery and equipment in support of agricultural research; assisting in soil preparation, planting, laying out research plots, harvesting row crops; application of fertilizers, pesticides, and other chemicals; assist in the production of horticulture crops such as vegetables, fruits and nuts; occasional handling of livestock; and performing other duties as assigned by the supervisor. Some light construction and building maintenance, and irrigation system repair and maintenance will also be expected when needed.

Education Level

High school diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience

No experience required for level l. 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.
Salary Range: $20,300 – $33,800

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

Education Level

Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.

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

*Knowledge of farm equipment and safety.
*Ability to count and use measuring equipment accurately.
*Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

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

Experience and/or knowledge of row crop production and ability to operate farm equipment, loader and/or backhoe is desired.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$18,400 - $37,200

Job Category

Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

The position requires frequent standing and walking, occasional lifting up to 50 pounds.

Posting Date


Closing Date


EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 2-3
    • 4-6
    • 7+
  5. * Do you have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection?
    • Yes
    • No

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