Agricultural Assistant

University Of Idaho

Agricultural Assistant

Salary Not Specified

University Of Idaho, Aberdeen

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 25 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

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Full Job Description

Position Information Internal Posting? Posting Number SP004438P Position Title Agricultural Assistant Division / College College of Agricultural & Life Sciences Department Branch Stations-Aberdeen Location Aberdeen Posting Context Statement Position Overview This position will perform farming, irrigation, and maintenance duties in support of research related to irrigated potatoes, forage, and grain crops at the Aberdeen Research and Extension Center under the general direction of the supervisor.

  • Experience with methods used in agricultural crop production

  • Experience with safety practices, laboratory practice standards and their applications

  • Experience in operation and maintenance of a variety of diesel and gasoline powered farm equipment

  • Experience with safe use of electrical and hand operated shop tools, Possess a Private Applicators License with chemical endorsement or ability to obtain one within 6 months

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to meet policy requirements for driving university vehicles

  • Must be able to work odd hours and weekends


  • Additional Preferred
  • Ability to work well with others and effectively supervise temporary and non-skilled workers

  • Ability to keep complete and accurate records

  • Experience with irrigation systems and general irrigated agriculture


  • Physical Requirements & Working Conditions
  • Ability to work in adverse environmental conditions

  • Ability to lift, carry, or otherwise move up to 80 pounds


  • Degree Requirement N / A : No degree requirement Posting Information FLSA Status Overtime Eligible Employee Category Classified Pay Range, $16.

    00 per hour or higher depending on experience, Type of Appointment Fiscal Year FTE 1.0 Full Time / Part Time Full Time Funding A visa sponsorship is available for the position listed in this vacancy. No