Agriculture Worker II (Maricopa, AZ)
Posting Number: req18311
Department: Maricopa Agricultural Center
Location: County Extensions and Farms
Address: Maricopa, AZ USA
Position HighlightsThis positions operates farm machinery to care for field crops for all research plots at the experiment station and assists with irrigation, assists in all stages of planting, fertilizing, cultivating, and harvesting of crops, and may perform minor repairs on farm equipment.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision
insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid
vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for
the employee and qualified family members; state and optional
retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and
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Duties & Responsibilities
- Operates farm machinery to care for field crops for all research plots at the experiment station and to assist with irrigation.
- Assists in all stages of planting, fertilizing, cultivating, and harvesting of crops.
- May perform minor repairs on farm equipment.
- High school diploma or equivalent learning and minimum of 3 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
FLSA: Agricultural Exemption
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40
Job FTE: 1.0
Work Calendar: Fiscal
Job Category: Agriculture and Extension
Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits
Rate of Pay: $18.50 - $20.00
Compensation Type: hourly rate
Career Stream and Level
Agriculture & Extension
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies: 1
Contact Information for Candidates
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: No Documents
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