Agricultural Assistant

Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 30, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Idaho

Agricultural Assistant

Location: Aberdeen

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $14.53 per hour or higher depending on experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
This position will perform farming, irrigation, and maintenance duties in support of research related to irrigated potatoes, forage, and grain crops at the Aberdeen R&E Center under the general direction of the Farm Supervisor or other staff as designated by the Superintendent.

Minimum Qualifications:
- Experience in operation and maintenance of a variety of diesel and gasoline powered farm equipment.

- Safe use of electrical and hand operated shop tools.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Thorough knowledge of methods used in agricultural crop production.

- Ability to keep complete and accurate records.

- Ability to work well with others; effectively supervise temporary and non-skilled workers.

- Experience with irrigation systems and general irrigated agricultural.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
- Ability to lift, carry, and/or otherwise move up to 80 lbs.

Posting Number: SP002802P

Posting Date: 04/29/2021

Closing Date: 5/23/2021

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions:
IMPORTANT: To be considered, your “Letter of Qualification” must address EACH of the required 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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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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