University of Idaho
Farm Operations Foreperson
Col of Agricultural & Life
$18.00 per hour or higher commensurate with
The foreperson performs general farm support duties in regards to
research, including operating farm equipment; assisting with all
agronomic practices associated with dryland farming and research
plot land preparation, maintenance and harvest; and assisting with
equipment and facility maintenance and repairs. The foreperson also
assists in processing foundation seed including cleaning, treating
and packaging seed. The Farm Operations Foreperson is also
responsible for maintaining the appearance of the farms and will
occasionally assist with livestock operations.
- Experience employing dry land farming practices.
- Experience handling and applying pesticides in a proper manner
according to all safety guidelines.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
- Minimum of six years agriculture related experience preferred
or four years of education in a related field and two years
experience in agriculture.
- Must be able to safely operate all agriculture equipment
relevant to dry land farming such as tractors, mowers, sprayers,
combines, tillage equipment, grain drills, manure spreaders,
skid-steer loaders, fork lift, trucks, research plot equipment,
livestock trailers, ATVs, pickups, and other motorized
Required Licensures, Certifications or other
- Must be able to lift, carry, or otherwise move a minimum of 50
- Must be able to acquire a pesticide applicators license if not
already licensed within 90 days from start date.
Open Until Filled:
First consideration date for receipt of applications is November
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.
Applicants who are selected as final
possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background
To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative