Agriculture Worker III (Part Time) (Maricopa, AZ)
Posting Number: req9890
Department: Maricopa Agricultural Center
Location: Outside of Tucson
Address: Maricopa, AZ USA
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.
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Duties & Responsibilities
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
- 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: Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week: 19.60
Job FTE: 0.49
Work Calendar: Fiscal
Job Category: Agriculture and Extension
Benefits Eligible: No Benefits
Rate of Pay: $18.00
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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