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Commercial Agricultural Building Sales

Commercial Agricultural Building Sales Engineering Services and Products Company (ESAPCO) is a local business serving over 350,000 customers worldwide. Since 1979, we’ve grown from a regional, two-person office to the industry-leading manufacturer of pre-fabricated fabric structures and greenhouses. We also distribute over 30,000 products to the agriculture, horticulture and construction trade industries. Branded under the names FarmTek, GrowersSupply, TekSupply and ClearSpan Fabric Structures, we manufacture and distribute a variety of tension fabric buildings and engineered greenhouses to suit the application. We provide our customers a solution through a process of discovery and needs assessment.


The ESAPCO corporate culture The culture at ESAPCO is one that promotes and rewards hard work and dedication


. ESAPCO is made up of employees committed to the continued growth and success of our company. The elements of teamwork, fun and goal achievement combine to provide an atmosphere of both professional and personal satisfaction.

The dress code is business casual, and Friday is a casual day. We have several company functions on location during business hours throughout the year including BBQs, lunches, holiday celebrations, employee cooking competitions and our annual September golf tournament.


What type of training is provided Our training program for our Truss Structure Sales Specialist is ongoing


. The first two weeks of employment consist of product, process and computer systems training. You will continue the learning process as you work closely with other Truss Structure Sales Specialist and the management team on the solution-based sales process we provide for our customers.


Why is ESAPCO a great place to work ESAPCO is a very stable and growing company with many benefits


. We continue to grow and develop in a rapidly changing world to fulfill the needs of the industries we serve. We are continually looking to find ways to improve on our previous success. Our employees play a critical role in the success and direction of the company through industry study and relationship building with their customers.


Summary:


In this inside sales role you will be responsible for serving our customers by answering questions and generating sales via the telephone, web inquires, fax and e-mail. The Truss Structure Sales Specialist focuses on proactive selling of the Hercules Truss Arch Building line by maximizing all opportunities and aggressively cross-selling, up-selling and following up. In this position, you will also be responsible for outbound calls to customers regarding bids, requests for quotes and general customer inquiries. There is no cold calling in this position. In addition to servicing your customers through various forms of communication, your responsibilities can include; mentoring new team members, attending industry Trade Shows periodically, working on special individual projects and other duties as they are assigned.


Qualifications To perform this job successfully


, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The appropriate candidate for the Truss Structure Sales Specialist will possess accurate, timely and effective selling skills. * A Bachelor's degree or one to two years related sales experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. * A high proficiency in computer systems and typing skills are a must to be considered for this position.

  • Knowledge of the agriculture, horticulture, building services or the equine industry is a plus.

  • Strong internal drive to constantly improve sales skills and exceed individual sales goals.

Compensation With our base plus weekly commission structure


, our average first year Truss Structure Sales Specialist earns between $75,000 and $85,000. Our team members in their second year and beyond can earn over $100,000 annually. Along with competitive wages, we offer an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, 401(k), profit sharing, quarterly bonus and product discounts.


How To Apply:


*Note: These are PDF forms. We recommend that you save them to your computer's hard drive, fill out the forms, save and email to HRdept@farmtek.com.

  • Application For Employment Form Disclosure Agreement Form Background Check/Drug Testing Form To apply, please download and fill out the corresponding forms. Submit forms and a resume by mail, e-mail or fax to: Attn: Human Resources FarmTek / Engineering Services & Products Co. 1395 John Fitch Blvd., South Windsor, CT 06074 E-Mail
  • HRDept@FarmTek.com Fax

  • 563-875-2317 Engineering Services & Products Company is an equal opportunity employer.

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Sr. Human Resources Manager, Agricultural Solutions

FMC Corporation is one the world’s leading specialty chemical companies. We are proud that our chemistries are helping to grow the world’s food, enabling new innovations in the pharmaceutical delivery, enhancing foods and beverages, contributing to a more sustainable energy supply, improving health, and advancing the manufacture of hundreds of essential products. FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC. With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. In short, If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you. The Senior Human Resource Manager is responsible for all aspects of HR support to US & Canada Region of the Agricultural Solutions business. The region is an integral part of the global Agricultural Solutions business. The Senior HR Manager will directly support more than 200 employees across multiple locations in the United States and Canada. The organization is comprised of an experienced and seasoned team of marketing, communications, sales, technical service, customer service, and product development, and regulatory professionals. The Senior Human Resources Manager will serve as a strategic partner to his/her clients to ensure they are successful in continuing to build and enhance their businesses. This role will operate strategically in partnership with region leadership to ensure the organization design, employees, and capabilities are in line and adequate to meet a dynamic business environment but also must facilitate tactical execution. Specific focus areas will include: talent management strategies to maximize and optimize talent; succession planning for all key roles; designing and leading all change initiatives; and coaching and advising managers as well as leaders to support their business objectives and day-to-day human resources needs. This role is a full-fledged business partner who will focus on human resources capabilities, management and resources in the achievement of business goals. Reporting Relationships The position reports to Agricultural Solution’s Group Human Resources Director and a strong dotted line reporting to the Vice President and Business Director US & Canada Region, Agricultural Solutions. The Senior Human Resources Manager will be part of and work closely with the region’s Leadership Team across functions and the human resources community within Agricultural Solutions and FMC.

  • Provide strategic counsel and insight to all clients regarding human resources and business initiatives. Develop human resources strategies to deliver expected business results.

  • Serve as an advisor and coach to each leader, ensuring they are successful in their roles and providing the human resources support necessary to meet their objectives.

  • Develop and lead organizational design and change initiatives, utilizing best practices and resources to ensure the initiatives support the business.

  • Lead talent management using the group process, including identification, gap assessment, tailored development plans, retention and competitiveness to create conditions where all employees have the opportunity to give their best. Establish viable succession resources for all key roles.

  • Ensure the recruitment and retention of talent matches current business needs. Design and lead the recruiting and retention of talent with a focus on quality, speed and evaluation in developing a “best-in-class” workforce. Support and train managers and leaders in effective recruiting processes to attract talent to the organization.

  • Coach managers and leaders in the most effective use of performance improvement processes and techniques to motivate as well as incent employees. Encourage business leaders to consciously maximize the talent, capabilities and spirit of FMC’s people.

  • Implement an appropriate and aligned rewards, recognition and celebration practice into FMC’s work.

  • Manage day-to-day strategic employee relations issues as they emerge.

  • Ensure that training, development and skill building are appropriate and focused to deliver desired business outcomes and a vital, adaptable organization.

  • Work closely with all human resources colleagues and engage them in sharing knowledge and best practices.

  • Operate as a human resources team member, collaborating on special projects and duties as needed.

  • Serve as a leader in driving necessary safety behaviors to achieve an injury-free workplace.

  • Possess 10-15 years of progressive experience in increased level of HR leadership responsibilities + 10 -15 years of human resources experience serving as a generalist supporting a variety of client groups within global and fast-growing organizations.

  • Experience in supporting commercial organizations US region level is required.

  • Strong generalist background with knowledge and experience in recruitment, talent management, succession planning, organizational development, training, employee relations and change management.

  • Ability to manage, lead and drive change initiatives.

  • Interest in learning the business as well as engaging other business colleagues to ensure human resources is aligned with organizational needs. Solid business orientation.

  • Strong customer service orientation – does whatever it takes to support internal clients so they are successful.

  • Experience working in a highly-matrixed environment.

  • Proactive in dealing with emerging issues and responds with a sense of urgency to management and employees.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an interest in building strong relationships with other colleagues.

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Works strategically but is also able to roll up sleeves to accomplish the work in a lean environment. Able to work autonomously.

  • Possess a consultative style with the ability to ask good questions and listen.

  • Comfortable in a setting that has limited infrastructure and is not overly policy oriented.

  • Strong detail and metrics/analytical orientation.

  • Possess a confident, energetic, and flexible interpersonal style.

  • Ability to travel approximately 15% + BS or BA degree required; MBA desirable. FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace. ID: 2017-7883 Visa Sponsorship: No Domestic Travel Required: Yes External Company URL: www.fmc.com

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Diesel Mechanic John Deere Agricultural Equipment

Van Wall Equipment has a proud history as a John Deere dealer dating back to 1944, when the first dealership, known as Wall Implement, was opened on Main Street in Woodward Iowa. Since that time Van Wall Equipment has grown into one of the largest John Deere dealership groups in the country with more that 500 employees and 24 John Deere Locations spanning five states in the Midwest.

Van Wall is proud to sell and service a wide range of John Deere equipment. Location:  This position will be located in Perry at:  22728 141st Drive, Perry, IA 50220 Job Description The Van Wall Group is looking for an Ag Mechanic to perform diagnostics, service repairs and maintenance work on customer and/or dealer-owned agricultural equipment.

Candidate should have expertise to use the appropriate tools to successfully diagnose and repair most John Deere equipment.

  Diagnose problems and determine what repairs are needed. Perform any inspections as required. Repair, service, and assemble any machines.

Maintain a safe work environment and safe work habits. Check and report any shortages and malfunctions to the Service Manager.  Maintain and care for all shop tools, machines and equipment.

Complete dis-assembly and inspection, as efficiently as possible, so parts may be ordered and machine work can be scheduled promptly. Maintain records and account for all time, parts, and supplies used in repairing and servicing both customer and dealership equipment. Document each job by recording unit serial number and hour meter reading.

Develop skills in dis-assembly, assembly, and repair of components and machines. Participate in service training programs required for development of skills and knowledge. Report to Service Manager any additional work required to ensure proper operation and safety of equipment.

Maintain a clean and safe shop facility and environment. Operate trucks and equipment with extreme care and caution. Maintain and care for shop tools, equipment, vehicles and other employee’s belongings.

Stay current with technical changes. Help the dealership by participating in special programs, such as sales of service packages, demonstration programs, etc. Handle customer problems both objectively and tactfully.

Make a point to thank every customer  Represent the dealership as a professional Service Technician at all times. Desired Skills and Qualifications 1+ years of experience performing service repairs Ability to perform basic repairs and required maintenance using special tools and equipment following Technical Manual procedures Proficient knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems used in the repair of agricultural and turf equipment Ability to operate vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes Proficient oral and written communication skills Ability to lift at least 75 lbs. repeatedly Basic Service Technician certification preferred High School Diploma or equivalent experience required; Associates degree preferred Valid driver’s license is required Fork lift license preferred Benefits Competitive Salary Health and Dental Insurance HSA Company Sponsored 401k Holiday Pay Vacation



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Postdoctoral Research Associate: Global Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Mitigation And Forest Protection

Job Title Postdoctoral Research Associate: Global Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Mitigation and Forest Protection


Position Summary The Science


, Technology, and Environmental Policy (STEP) program at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University invites applications for an anticipated position available by October1, 2015 as a postdoctoral research associate or associate research scholar. The successful candidate will engage in relevant research regarding the impacts of increasing global demand for forest products on U.S. and global forests, including increasing demand for bio-energy from forest materials.

Other research work related to bio-energy is also likely. Depending on sources of funding, the work may also be extended into other fields related to the economic and policy evaluation of strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture in developing countries while boosting production. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal assuming good performance and available funding.

The successful candidate will work closely with and be supervised by Tim Searchinger, a Research Scholar in the STEP program (tsearchi@princeton.edu). Applicants must apply online and will be required to provide the following: A cover letter describing research experience, curriculum vitae including a publication list, a statement of research interests, and contact information for three references. The position is open to all regardless of citizenship. This position is subject to the university's background check policy.


Essential Qualifications Candidates must have a recent PhD in economics or in some other field of natural resource studies that includes substantial economic training


. Candidates should have strong quantitative skills.


Instructions for Applying Complete the online application and click


"Apply to this Posting" at the top of the posting details page.


Comments related to end date:


The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal assuming good performance and available funding.


EEO Statement Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity


/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW Requisition Number: 1500655 Department: Woodrow Wilson School - 26000 Preferred Qualifications: An ability to use GIS tools would be an added value.

Job Function: Regular Professional Research Grade: RR 040 Full-time/Part-time: Full Time Eligible for Overtime: No Benefits Eligible: Yes Union Code: Not Applicable Education Required: Doctorate Degree Application Deadline: Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.

Documents which can be associated with this posting: Resume/CVCover LetterStatement of Research InterestBibliography/Publications List Proposed Start Date: 10-01-2015 End Date, if a Term Appointment: 09-30-2015 Quicklink for Posting: jobs.princeton.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=67223



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Product Control - Energy And Agricultural Commodities

Product Control - Energy and Agricultural Commodities

Job ID 69015

Date 03/03/2017 New York, New York Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become financially better off.

A Best Workplace Scotiabank is a premier financial institution and Canada’s most international bank recognized as a Best Workplace®, in Canada, Mexico, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Panama, Peru, Chile and Latin America by the Great Place to Work® Institute.

A multinational winning team Scotiabank is Canada’s international bank and a leading financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and parts of Asia. We are dedicated to helping our 21 million customers become better off through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management, corporate and investment banking.

Corporate Social Responsibility Scotiabank helps to build bright futures worldwide through ethical banking practices, environmental awareness and a commitment to communities. The Product Control Team (PC) is part of the Global Banking and Markets Finance Group.

Its primary functions relate to the front to back financial control of Capital Markets Trading business lines including the accurate and timely reporting of trading P&L and balance sheet items as well as the independent valuation of trading positions. We currently have an opening for a Product Controller for Energy and Agricultural Commodities in our New York office. Prior commodity experience in a Product Control environment is required.

Key accountabilities for this role are to: 1. Work closely with front office trading personnel in producing daily, weekly and monthly P&L results and analysis. 2. Investigate and resolve P&L discrepancies arising from incorrect booking of trades, missing deals, system errors, or valuation issues. 3.

Independently validate trading position valuations and calculate required reserves. 4. Generate ad-hoc reports to satisfy various financial and regulatory reporting requirements. 5. Complete the month end close process for balance sheet reconciliation and substantiation. 6.

Ensure compliance with internal and external audits 7. Driving process and system improvements through leading and participating in various project initiatives 8. Continue developing and improving the Internal Control environment through critical evaluation of current controls and processes and utilization of best practice.

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Minimum of 5 years experience working with Energy Commodities including derivatives and physical. 2. Knowledge of non-vanilla trading portfolios that include options, swaptions, cross currency products and physical commodity structures. 3.

Knowledge of greek sensitivities and risk based p&l attribution. 4. Understanding of accounting for derivative products and balance sheet treatment. 5. Ability to develop and maintain constructive professional relationships with the Front Office and other support/control groups. 6.

Strong Excel skills required. VBA/programming skills would be a plus. EDUCATION AND ACCREDITATIONS:

B.S. in a quantitative/technical/finance degree. Degrees in other disciplines will be considered provided there is relevant experience in a trading environment dealing with non-linear portfolios. Scotiabank is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible candidate experience.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs.



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Analyst In Agricultural Policy

Library of Congress * 1 vacancy

  • Washington DC, DC ##### Work Schedule is Open

  • Permanent Opened Thursday 3/9/2017 (29 day(s) ago)Closes Thursday 4/20/2017 (13 day(s) away) ## Job Overview

Summary About the Agency The Resources


, Science and Industry Division (RSI) of the Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking an Analyst in Agricultural Policy. The analyst will conduct analyses that inform congressional deliberations on agricultural policy related to domestic agricultural programs, policies, and markets.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the economics, history, trends, and current status of agricultural policy with an emphasis on crop insurance and farm income support programs for major commodity crops, sugar, and dairy, as well as associated legislative, economic, and regulatory issues and interrelationships with other key agricultural policy areas. This position requires the ability to utilize analytical methods and techniques to analyze policy issues for the U.S. Congress. Applicants should be comfortable with quantitative approaches in research and familiar with agricultural policy issues with an emphasis on crop insurance and farm income support programs for major commodity crops, sugar, and dairy.

Strong writing and presentation skills, including the ability to synthesize complex analyses into easy-to-understand language for a non-technical audience, are required. Analyst duties include preparing objective, non-partisan analytical studies and descriptive background reports on issues of national significance; providing personal consultation and assistance to congressional committees, Members, and staff on public policy issues throughout the legislative process; and participating in or leading team research projects and seminars. The employee is also expected to develop over time the skills necessary to provide public policy and legislative analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members, and staff at increasingly sophisticated levels.

CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill for more than a century. CRS is well known for analysis that is authoritative, confidential, objective, and nonpartisan. Its highest priority is to ensure that Congress has immediate access to the nation's best thinking on public policy issues of interest to its Members and Committees.


Duties Prepares a variety of descriptive and background reports


, memoranda, and written materials on subjects or public policy issues within the employee's area of professional knowledge. Prepares a variety of analytical reports, memoranda, and written materials on public policy issues within the employee's area of professional knowledge to support congressional decision making.

Through personal consultation, assists committees, Members, and staff with consideration of legislative issues by providing information and analysis, and applying professional subject-area knowledge. Participates in CRS seminars, workshops, and/or outreach programs for committees, Members, and staff. Locates and provides information requested by Members and committees of Congress or their staff.


Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Job Requirements


Key Requirements


Qualifications Applicants must have had progressively responsible experience and training sufficient in scope and quality to furnish them with an acceptable level of the following knowledge


, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision.

  • Knowledge of agricultural policy * Ability to analyze public policy issues * Ability to write in a public policy context * Ability to convey analysis and information orally through briefings, consultations and other presentations

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others

  • Ability to exercise objectivity in all phases of analysis and consultation

  • Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing No additional requirements to those listed above.

Security Clearance Not Applicable


Additional Information


What To Expect Next Please review our evaluation process under Evaluation


. You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS "My USAJOBS" tab and clicking on "My Applications." You will receive final notification via e-mail when the vacancy has been filled.


BENEFITS Review our benefits


Other Information The Congressional Research Service


, within the Library of Congress, is part of the Legislative Branch of the federal government. As such, all positions are in the excepted service.

The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustment for the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Although it is the Library's policy to afford the maximum pay benefit to employees when setting rates of pay, a new appointee who has had no previous federal service will generally be paid the minimum step of the grade. This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.

The tour of duty for this position is full-time. The position description number for this position is 4746. The incumbent of this position may elect to work a flexitime or compflex work schedule.

RELOCATION EXPENSES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED FOR THE PERSON(S) SELECTED UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT. The Library reserves the right to fill a lesser or greater number of vacancies indicated during the life of this vacancy announcement. Appointment/retention is subject to a favorable evaluation of an appropriate personnel security/suitability investigation.

Applicants who are referred for interview will be required to submit a completed OF-306, Declaration for Federal Employment. Initial appointments, permanent or indefinite, to the Library of Congress require completion of a one-year probationary period. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify this agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis. Applicants with disabilities may be considered under special hiring procedures and must submit an appropriate certificate of eligibility when applying for this position.

The certificate of disability may be issued by a State Vocational Rehabilitation Office, Disability Services or Career Services office of an applicant's college or university, or the Department of Veterans Affairs. The date of certification must be within one year of the vacancy closing date and must be submitted with your application. For more information view the directive on the Library's Selective Placement Program and/or contact the Library's Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Programs at 202-707-6024 (voice or TTY) or email spp@loc.gov.

FAILURE TO SUBMIT YOUR CERTIFICATION WILL CAUSE YOUR APPLICATION TO NOT BE CONSIDERED UNDER THE SELECTIVE PLACEMENT PROGRAM. Are you a veteran? Please indicate the type of Veterans' Preference you are claiming in your application materials and/or applicant profile and provide the appropriate supporting documentation to validate your claim. Those applying for 5-point preference must submit Member Copy 4 of your DD 214. Those applying for 10-point preference must fill out an SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, and provide the required documentation listed on the back of the form.

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, please see the Library's Merit Selection Plan, Section X.D. IF REQUIRED SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION IS NOT ATTACHED, VETERANS' PREFERENCE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED IN THE APPLICATION PROCESS. Salary Range: $66,510.00 to $86,460.00 / Per Year Series & Grade: GS-0101-11/11 Promotion Potential: 15 Supervisory Status: No Who May Apply: U.S. citizens Control Number: 465533700 Job Announcement Number: VAR000016



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Agricultural Science Teacher

Posted on May 11, 2017 ### Job Qualifications Utah Secondary Teacher License with Ag Science and or Biology Endorsements


Job Responsibilities Teach Agriculture Science to students from


7th-12th Grade at rural high school located near the Navajo Reservation.


Contact Information San Juan School District Human Resources Department ATTN:


Laura Palmer 200 North Main Street Blanding, UT 84511 Telephone: (435) 678-1215 Email: lpalmer1@sjsd.org www.sjsd.org


How To Apply Must submit a San Juan School District or teachers


-teachers application, resume, transcripts, and letters of reference and copy of valid teaching license). Applications can be www.sjsd.org or at www.teachers-teachers.com Category: Certified Location: Monument Valley High Status: Open Salary: Placed on Licensed Teacher Salary Schedule. Low cost teacher housing available.

Hours: Full Time 183 days - to begin August 2017


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Instructor, Agriculture

The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.

Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. A copy of official or unofficial transcripts are required for this position. You can upload transcripts in your applicant profile.

A cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position is required. You can upload a cover letter when you create an applicant profile. Job Summary:

Core responsibilities of this position include: Laramie County Community College is dedicated to student success and aspires to develop world-class community college faculty. The College’s faculty positions have the primary responsibilities of teaching assigned courses, holding regular office hours, being available for students, advising, and collaborating on departmental objectives.

In addition, all faculty work in alignment with the College’s mission, vision, and values to continuously improve as professional educators and experts in their field. Faculty further serve the College in collaborative and collegial relationships across the institution. Full-time faculty are offered provisional status upon employment.

All LCCC faculty are supported by the Faculty Academy within the Center for Teaching & Learning. The instructor in this position will primarily teach courses in agroecology, range management, soils and agriculture business. However, the instructor may be assigned to teach other courses such as general agriculture and animal science.

In addition, the instructor will work with the other agriculture and equine faculty to provide innovative ideas and participate in recruiting, co-curricular program development, new program offerings including extracurricular activities. This position requires the instructor to work with other faculty members and in the development, assessment, and review of curriculum. The instructor in this position will also be responsible for the concurrent and duel enrollment and mentoring of students in accordance of NACEP.

The instructor in this position will mentor agriculture students. Other duties may be assigned based on institutional need. Salary and Benefits:

For full listing of benefits and faculty salary schedule, visit http://lccc.wy.edu/about/humanresources/benefits. Priority Screening Date: Position is open until filled.

For full consideration, apply by March 6th, 2017. Starting Date: August 21st, 2017.

For information about Cheyenne http://lccc.wy.edu/about/welcome. Facilitate Learning (80-90%) Faculty employ effective teaching practices coupled with the development and use of appropriate educational materials, delivery strategies, and effective assessment practices. Responsibilities associated with this function include: Teaching: + Teach assigned classes as per course schedule and meet required contact hours, unless permission to deviate has been approved by appropriate supervisor to accommodate student need + Teach classes according to the approved Master Course Outline of Record (MCOR) and provide a current course syllabus for each course taught to the appropriate supervisor + Post and maintain office hours or maintain regular hours in the Student Success Center, Writing & Communication Center, or other areas approved by the Dean in accordance with College policy and procedure + Communicate with and respond to students in a timely manner (in most instances this means 1-2 faculty work days) Curriculum Development:

  • Assist in the design, implementation, and review of academic programs aligned with current or emerging community, state, or national needs, as appropriate + Maintain and adapt curriculum that is current, effective, and appropriate to course and program competencies

  • Develop and maintain instructional materials to support course and program competencies as applicable + Coordinate with and provide input to appropriate subject librarian to assist in selecting, evaluating, and deselecting library resources as applicable Instructional Delivery: + Foster a supportive learning environment that encourages student success + Incorporate current subject matter expertise into instruction

  • Utilize varied learning activities to maximize student engagement and success + Employ relevant teaching tools, strategies, and classroom technologies Assessment of Student Learning and Continuous Improvement: + Support student learning with timely and on-going feedback on progress and provide assistance towards meeting the course competencies + Evaluate student progress through cycles of formative and summative assessment + Comply with College procedures and practices related to instructional delivery, assessment, and reporting requirements to include records management + Engage with colleagues in the course, program, and institutional level assessment cycle of student learning for college data collection and continuous improvement Service to the College (5-10%) Faculty contribute to the College by engaging in activities that support, stimulate, and sustain the institution and the community. Responsibilities associated with this function include:

    Align with Core Values: Faculty demonstrate a commitment to the College by involvement in one or more of the following: + Serving on recognized College committees + Participating in student, College, or community-sponsored activities + Advise student clubs or groups Build Relationships: + Engage in active and productive collaboration with colleagues through department, school, and College-wide initiatives such as attending faculty and department meetings, college assemblies, professional development and orientation activities, etc.

  • Assist with program promotion and recruitment of students through collaborative relationships with external stakeholders such as four-year partners in transfer and/or articulation, industry, high schools, etc.

  • Work closely with internal stakeholders such as Advising, Admissions, Student Success, Financial Aid, and the Career Center to promote student success + Provide collegial assistance and mentoring for colleagues Professional Development (5-10%) Faculty are knowledgeable about their subject matter and maintain relevancy in their field through activities such as research, publications, presentations, professional association memberships, and/or conference attendance. Responsibilities associated with this function include: + Maintain current subject matter expertise and expand knowledge through professional development + Comply with the minimum faculty qualifications and credentials, and, if applicable, maintain required certification or licensure per Administrative Procedure 2.7P (Minimum Faculty Qualifications Procedure) + Engage in professional development activities in order to incorporate best practices to instruction

  • Develop communities and professional relationships that are relative to teaching assignments such as advisory committees, industry partners, and other external stakeholders + Share knowledge gained through professional development with internal and external stakeholders Nonessential Functions: + An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: All LCCC faculty are expected to demonstrate proficiency in the competency areas appropriate to their faculty level as defined in the College’s Administrative Procedure 2.17.1P.

    In addition, requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position include the following: + Must maintain appropriate confidentiality with regard to student data, documents, issues, etc., and respect privacy needs of students and past students with regard to the same + Ability to communicate with students and others individually, in small groups, in a classroom setting, and through electronic means + Ability to comply with highly inflexible deadlines + Ability to interact professionally, diplomatically, and appropriately when others express opinions, exhibit strong emotions and other difficult situations + Ability to move around a classroom as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities frequently + Ability to use computers and other devices for extended periods + Ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions + Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks Physical/Mental Demands: + Able to lift 50 lbs. Minimum: + Valid Driver’s License + Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Agriculture, or related field Preferred: + Master’s and 18 graduate credits from an accredited institution in Agriculture, or related field + Minimum qualifications and three (3) years of classroom-teaching experience at a high school or community college LCCC DOES NOT SPONSOR H1B VISAS. Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment.

    The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.

    The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies: Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY 82007, 307-778-1217,TitleIX_ADA.Coordinator@lccc.wy.edu. http://lccc.wy.edu/ http://www.lccc.wy.edu/about/humanresources ID: 2017-2057

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Farmer - Agriculture

Job Description: Job Description

Position Title Farmer - Agriculture Crew Leader

Status

One Year

Location Hubbell's Trading Post, Ganado AZ Salary/Grade $460 – $540 weekly stipend (depending on experience and certifications)

Deadline

April 3, 2017

Start Date

Spring 2017 The Ancestral Lands program is specifically designed to engage Native American youth and young adults.

SCC empowers individuals to positively impact their lives, their communities and the environment.The Southwest Conservation Corps (SCC) is a local, non-profit, AmeriCorps-affiliated organization with offices in Acoma, Durango, Gallup, Salida, and Zuni. SCC selects young adults, ages 16-30, to complete conservation work projects on public lands through the Southwest. SCC programs encourage environmental stewardship, foster community partnerships, and emphasize experiential learning. The majority of SCC’s programs are residential programs, with crews camping in either front or backcountry settings for 9-11 day periods; schedules may vary by program and region. SCC serves a diverse population that is representative of the Southwest; including youth, graduates, and a cross-section of ethnicities and income levels

Summary: Southwest Conservation Corps’ Crew Leaders perform many roles and are the key to our program’s success. The position is also multi-faceted and demanding, but with opportunity for enormous rewards. Successful candidates will demonstrate high standards, compassion, excellent judgment, and the desire to devote themselves (at least seasonally!) to youth and the environment. The Crew Leader position requires mentorship and technical aptitude, and a high level of comfort in the outdoors.

Essential Accountabilities and Functions:

Leadership & Mentorship * Manage, supervise, and participate in day-to-day details of crew life in camp and at work.

  • Implement skills training and facilitate intentional discussions via informal lessons to contribute to the crew’s personal growth and group dynamics.

  • Promote individual Corpsmember development and a healthy community.

Safety & Risk Management * Monitor, manage, and promote the crew’s physical and emotional safety on and off the work site.

  • Transport crew’s and equipment safely in SCC’s 12-passenger vans or large SUV’s.

Project Management & Implementation * Train and motivate a crew of eight young adults to efficiently complete conservation projects on public lands.

  • Coordinate logistics with project sponsors, Program Coordinator, Program Director and co-leader.

Administration * Complete professional documentation of time sheets, daily and weekly reports, Corpsmember and Peer evaluations, incident reports, etc.

  • Manage petty cash, gas cards and food budget.

Physical Requirements: * Frequently required to walk, sit and talk or listen.

  • Required to use hands to operate objects, tools or controls, and to reach with hands and arms.

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision and the ability to focus.

  • Frequently required to drive an SCC vehicle, and must be able to speak, understand, read and write English. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

*Program dates vary depending on program and region. Program length ranges from 6-26 weeks. General start dates include: February, March, April, May, August and September.

  • Required Skills Candidate must have Experience and Skills of Agriculture and Farming technique

Required Qualifications: * Leadership experience with youth or young adults.

  • Excellent organization skills.

  • Physically fit and able to work long days in adverse conditions.

  • High School diploma or GED certificate.

  • Current Wilderness First Aid or higher and CPR certification, if placed in less remote environments. Required Experience

Preferred Qualifications: * Experience teaching, facilitation and team-building in diverse groups of people.

  • Experience in Conservation Corps or Youth Corps.

  • Professional conservation, construction or landscaping experience. SCC will train exceptional applicants.

  • Familiarity with basic conservation skills including tool maintenance.

  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Good driving record (insurable by current SCC carrier) and current driver’s license.

  • Experience teaching outdoor experiential and/or environmental education.

  • Current Wilderness First Responder or higher and CPR certification.

  • Sense of humor, spirit of adventure, and desire to make a positive difference Tracking Code: 576-984 Job Location: Ganado, Arizona, United States Position Type: Part-Time Salary: 460.00 - 540.00 USD

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Agriculture Specialist

OFFICE LOCATION Easton, Maryland (MD) MD201 WORK WITH US The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact for people and nature around the world in 69 countries, all 50 United States, major US cities and in your neighborhood. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Visit www.nature.org/aboutus to learn more. The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond. POSITION SUMMARY The Maryland/D.C. Chapter of the Nature Conservancy seeks a knowledgeable, energetic conservationist for the position of Agriculture Specialist to develop, manage and advance conservation programs, plans, and practices focused on agricultural landscapes across the Chesapeake Bay watershed in Maryland and Delaware. The Agriculture Specialist will work collaboratively with the agriculture community to advance in-field practices that will benefit the economic, environmental, and social well-being of our region and our farmers. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The Agricultural Specialist provides technical leadership and support to the Maryland/DC and Delaware Chapters by planning and implementing projects to increase implementation of agricultural practices that improve water quality and habitat on Delmarva. The Agricultural Specialist will facilitate meetings, trainings, and outreach efforts of the Chesapeake 4R Alliance, a collaboration among agribusinesses, farmers, government agencies, conservation groups and scientists working to ensure that every nutrient application on Delmarva is consistent with the 4Rs – the right nutrient source, applied at the right rate, at the right time, in the right place and seek opportunities to advance priority actions identified by the Alliance. They will address critical threats to natural systems and priority conservation targets, foster cross-site learning among Chesapeake 4R Alliance partners, and implement collaborative solutions with the agriculture community to achieve water quality and habitat outcomes. The Agricultural Specialist will coordinate multiple projects, set deadlines, and manage projects to completion. RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE * Identifies and implements collaborative solutions to improve water quality and habitat in agricultural landscapes.

  • Builds and maintains partnerships to achieve common goals.

  • Coordinates activities of the Chesapeake 4R Alliance partners to leverage efforts toward water quality and habitat outcomes.

  • Facilitates meetings and trainings of the Chesapeake 4R Alliance.

  • Seeks funding to support agricultural conservation efforts.

  • Performs tasks with minimal supervision and makes independent decisions based on analysis, experience, and judgment.

  • May supervise interns and seasonal staff with responsibility for performance management, training, and development.

  • Ensures program compliance with internal policies and external requirements.

WORKING CONDITIONS * May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain and under physically demanding circumstances. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS * Bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ experience in natural resource management or agriculture or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience using common software applications such as Word, Excel, web browsers, etc.

  • Experience in organizing and facilitating meetings and/ or trainings.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: * Established relationships with agricultural community on Delmarva.

  • Knowledge of nutrient management practices on Delmarva.

  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local policies and regulations related to agriculture.

  • Ability and willingness to apply science to decision-making and guide activities.

  • Relationship building skills to work closely with a variety of partners, i.e., media, government officials, internal scientists, and private industry.

  • Knowledge of ecological land management and agricultural best management principles.

  • Knowledge of current trends and practices in conservation, land management and agriculture.

  • Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross cultural experience appreciated.

  • Completing tasks independently with respect to timeline(s). * Supervisory skills

  • Excellent communication skills via written, spoken and graphical means in English and other relevant languages. AUTO SAFETY POLICY This position requires a valid driver's license and compliance with the Conservancy's Auto Safety Program. Employees may not drive Conservancy-owned/leased vehicles, rental cars, or personal vehicles on behalf of the Conservancy if considered "high risk drivers." Please see further details in the Auto Safety Program document available at www.nature.org/careers. Employment in this position will be contingent upon completion of a Vehicle Use Agreement, which may include a review of the prospective employee's motor vehicle record. HOW TO APPLY To apply to position number45037, submit resume (required) and cover letter separately using the upload buttons. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on June 11, 2017. Click “submit” to apply for the position or “save for later” to create a draft application for future submission. Once submitted, applications cannot be revised or edited. Failure to complete required fields may result in your application being disqualified from consideration. If you experience technical issues, please refer to our applicant user guide or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.*LI- #LI-REPOST

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process.Job Title: Agriculture Specialist Location: Maryland Job ID: 45037 Regular/Temporary: Regular Full/Part Time: Full-Time


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