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Agriculture Worker II (Maricopa, AZ)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Extension and Outreach

Posting Number: req18311

Department: Maricopa Agricultural Center

Location: County Extensions and Farms

Address: Maricopa, AZ USA

Position Highlights

This 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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


Job Family


Job Function

Agriculture & Extension

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Clint Jones


Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: No Documents

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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