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Agriculture Worker III (Maricopa, AZ)

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

Posting Number: req6763

Department: Maricopa Agricultural Center

Location: Outside of Tucson

Address: AZ USA

Position Highlights

Operates a wide variety of farm equipment including tractors, cotton pickers, combines, backhoes, etc. Assists in all stages of planting, fertilizing, cultivating, and harvesting of field crops. Uses tractors and other equipment equipped with GPS guidance.

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 more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

The purpose of the Agriculture Worker III position for the Maricopa Agricultural Center, is to operate farm machinery and irrigate fields crops for all research plots on the station. A wide variety of equipment is utilized throughout the production and harvest of field crops. Additionally other equipment for maintaining roads and other infrastructure will be used. Applying pesticides and other assigned tasks are also necessary for the care of research field plots.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.

Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience required.

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: $13.56-$18.33

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 520-705-2410

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 an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-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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