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Agric Tech Supv

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 103058
Title: Agricultural Technician Supervisor
Functional Title: Agric Tech Supv
Category Status: 20-Nonexempt,Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 1.000
Unit: AGNR-AES-CMREC-BARC
Hiring Range Minimum: $43,685.00
Hiring Range Maximum: $52,422.00
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

To provide assistance and support to the Facility Manager in the daily operations of research and outreach programs located at the Beltsville Facility. Will work with Manager to coordinate activities for researchers and others performing research and extension activities at the facility. Will organize and carry out field work; tilling, planting, fertilizing, spraying, harvesting for traditional, non-traditional agricultural crops and research plots. Will also operate farm equipment, farm tractors (180 hsp & less), plows, disc, planters, combines and farm trucks requiring either a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License. Will assume responsibilities of Facility Manager when manager is absent from facility.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED AND Six years progressively responsible experience in agriculture work, four years of which must have been in laboratory or field research and two years of which must have been in a lead or supervisory capacity. OTHER: Valid Maryland Noncommercial Class C or equivalent driver’s license.

Preferences:

Additional related agricultural experience and formal education that has provided knowledge, skills and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.

Additional Certifications:

Must possess or obtain within 6 months of employment Maryland Class A Commercial Driver’s License.
Must possess or obtain within 18 months of employment a Maryland Pesticide Applicators Certificate.

Additional Information:
Posting Date: 02/09/2018
Closing Date: 02/23/2018
Open Until Filled No
Physical Demands

Heavy Lifting, extreme weather conditions, hazardous materials, working environment may have allergens — dust, mold, grasses, etc. Must wear and work in personal protection clothing.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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