Manages daily operations NW Michigan Horticultural Research Center. Responsibilities include performing general farm operations, assisting with implementation, management and maintenance of all research projects; maintains operational records, assists with oversight of maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment. Interacts regularly with faculty, researchers, students, vendors, growers and community.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Agricultural sciences, or crop and soil science, Horticultural; one to three years of related and progressively expansive work experience in supervision and expansive work experience in Horticultural, specialty fruit crops, field production knowledge of crops and farm equipment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Three to five years of related to expansive work experience in specialty fruit crops field production; and knowledge of farm equipment.
Two or more years work or educational experience with fruit crop horticultural and pest management practices. experience working with environmental and occupational health regulatory issues is desired.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
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Please submit cover letter and resume.
Summary of Physical Demands
Lifting of 50 pounds or more.
Summary of Health Risks
Requires pesticide applicators certification to be obtained within six months of hire.
Bidding eligibility ends November 8, 2022 at 11:55 P.M.
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