Tech I/II, Agriculture

Auburn Univeristy College   Headland, AL   Full-time     Health Care Provider
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Posted on March 7, 2020

Tech I/II, Agriculture
Wiregrass Research & Extension Center

** This position is located in Headland, Alabama **

The individual selected for this position 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 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.

Entry into the applicant pool requires a high school diploma or equivalent. No experience required for entry-level; Level II requires one year of relevant experience. Employer will consider advanced degrees in lieu of experience. Desired qualifications include familiarity with farm equipment and ability to work with cattle.

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 as well as a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection. The candidate selected for the position must meet eligibility requirements for employment in the United States by the start date and continue to work legally for the proposed term of employment.

When prompted, please provide names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references. Only complete application materials will be considered.

If you need any assistance, contact Auburn University's Department of Human Resources at (334) 844-4145 or your local state employment service distribution system office. Internet Access is also available through your public library.

Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer