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Agriculture Equipment Mechanic - Maintenance Mechanic - Small Engine Repair

When you were a kid, did you take things apart just to re-build them again?
Does it irritate you when things are out of place?
Do you think preventative maintenance is important?
Does the thought of assisting and helping a team excite you?
If you answered yes to all of the questions above, then you should know Congressional Country Club is seeking a Golf Course Equipment Mechanic. The Golf Course Equipment Mechanic will assist in the maintenance of equipment for the Golf Course Maintenance Department.
Congressional Country Club is looking for Team Members that believe the impossible is possible. That are driven to continuously make a positive impact on the organization and believe that as a team we can accomplish more.
What will be expected of you:
Assist the Equipment Manager in appropriate preventative and curative maintenance required for all golf course equipment maintenance operations
Ensure that the shop and appropriate areas are kept clean, organized, and safe
Complete and update daily service records on the Golf Course Management System
Apply training and follow guidelines as outlined in the Golf Course Maintenance System(GCMS) Manual
How we determine your qualifications:
Diploma, required or equivalent years of experience
3 Years' mechanical experience, required
3-5 Years' experience small engine repair and/or turf equipment, preferred
Ability to operate a motor vehicle, required
Good organizational skills
Mechanical aptitude
Ability to use logical or scientific thinking to solve problems
Ability to perform arithmetic, calculation involving fractions, decimals and percentages.
Ability to communicate in writing and verbal
Ability to perform heavy physical work, including lifting over 50lbs. regularly
Benefits:
This is a Full Time Position
Complimentary meals
Complimentary parking
Health, Dental & Vision Insurance (Availble to Part Time and Full Time Team Members)
FSA
401K with match
Employee Discounts Golf, Tennis, Fitness Apparel/Items

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Head, Department Of Agricultural And Environmental Sciences  

Position Information

Job Title

Head, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Department

College of Agriculture Human and Natural Sciences

Number of hours per week: 37.5

Days to be worked:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Months per year: Fiscal (12 months) If modified, list months:

Job Type Full-Time

Campus

Main Campus If other location, please indicate:

Position Number

014671 Advertised Salary

Competitive salary based on education and experience Pay Basis

Monthly Job Description Tennessee State University is seeking applications for the position of Head of the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (DAES). The Department Head position is tenure track 12 month, full time position at Associate or Full Professor rank, reporting directly to the Dean, College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences (CAHNS), located in Nashville, TN. The Head will provide academic vision and lead strategic planning for the department.

He/ She will demonstrate leadership in the areas of teaching, scholarly productivity and professional development and will contribute to the overall strategic goals of the College and University. The Head will represent the Department on the College leadership team, and is an advocate for the Department with College and University administration. Responsibilities: The Department Head is expected to guide the vision and operational management of the Department to advance and grow its mission areas-research, extension, and undergraduate and graduate education.

The head will help articulate and promote the Department's vision to provide high quality, nationally recognized, relevant education and training for undergraduate and graduate students. Responsibilities include promoting the academic success of students; administration of undergraduate and graduate programs, recruitment, mentoring, and evaluation of faculty, management of budget and departmental resources, planning, assessment and reporting; maintenance of accreditation of instructional programs. Specifically, the Head will provide leadership in the following areas:

Direct and administer department's instructional programs, academic advising and program assessment; Lead education, research, and extension activities in the Department with fairness and integrity; Recruit, motivate and strengthen faculty, staff through active engagement, mentoring and professional development programs; Actively participate in recruitment and placement of students; Teach undergraduate and graduate courses as needed in his/her area of expertise; Supervise graduate and senior project students, internships; Manage effectively and fairly fiscal, human, and physical resources of the Department; Effectively advocate for the Department to external constituencies (alumni, professional organizations, agribusinesses, state and federal agencies), and the administration within the university; Interact with faculty, students, and stakeholders to define direction and priorities; Develop and implement strategic plan for department; Engage in scholarly activities (i.e. research, publishing, and grant writing) as part of professional development; Support the College's effort to secure external resources by providing leadership in Department and College advancement efforts; Enhance collaboration with other departments, colleges, and universities; Maintain and expand diversity in the Department and in the University community. Minimum Qualifications/Experience Minimum Qualifications/Experience : An earned doctorate in a discipline in agriculture. Sustained record of scholarly excellence as evident by publications in reputed journals, books, book chapters commensurate with rank of associate or full professor. Successful record of obtaining funding for research and teaching grants.

Must have effective administrative/ management experience, minimum three (3) years. Evidence of leadership and ability to develop and execute successful vision. Demonstrated evidence of success in working with other departments and colleges in order to create the multidisciplinary curriculum necessary to help ensure program success.

Strong commitment to teaching, research excellence, and a broad- based knowledge of agricultural disciplines and communication. Excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunity. Preferred Qualifications An understanding of and commitment to excellence in three missions of land grant university.

Extensive knowledge of agriculture and agriculture disciplines, expertise in areas of student leadership development and experiential learning are preferred. Effective communication, consensus building, interpersonal, leadership and team building skills. Demonstrated fiscal and resource management skills and a commitment to financial transparency.

The ability to collaborate on research and program delivery with faculty across the College, University, and industry is desirable. International experience or the desire to cultivate international links is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants To apply submit the following materials: Cover letter addressing academic, research, outreach, and leadership experience.

Personal statement (maximum 3 pages) addressing required and preferred job qualifications and your vision of departmental leadership. Curriculum vitae Professional references- Three (3) Compensation is competitive and will be based on education, experience, scholarly activities, and qualifications. TSU offers a comprehensive benefits package to all regular employees, including health, dental insurance, life insurance and retirement plans.

Job Open Date 03-30-2017

Job Close Date 04-30-2017

Job Category

Faculty

Requisition Number 2816

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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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Technician, Agricultural

Special Requirements and Conditions Critical Position Valid Driver License Public Driving Record Overtime Travel Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Other (provide description - max. 300 characters) Other (description) Hours of work 7:00 to 3:30, change at daylight savings to 6:30 to 3:00. #### Level of Supervision Received General Supervision


Items Used Small hand and power tools


; various trucks and small tractors, hand held radio, computer


Position Purpose Under supervision


, performs semi-skilled tasks to provide the irrigation required for production of tree and row crops on the Agricultural Experiment Station.


Essential Functions Essential Function


% Time

Irrigation System

75 Under supervision, regulate irrigation water applied to plots and orchards.

Operates various gates and valves necessary to control rates of flow of irrigation water involving furrow, drip, mini-sprinkler, and surface sprinkler systems in accordance with specific schedules provided by the immediate supervisor.

Cleans drain stands and furrows, unplugs sprinkler emitters, flushes mini-sprinkler lateral pipelines, repairs damaged sprinkler hoses, and cleans reservoirs. Assists in the establishment of irrigation systems in new and established research plots, laying out and recovering surface pipe systems, and retracing irrigation furrows. Utilizes a university vehicle for as necessary.

Maintenance

15 Makes minor repairs to PVC, aluminum sprinkler pipe, cement pipe systems as necessary. Uses various hand tools in maintaining and repairing irrigation systems of aluminum sprinkler pipe, irrigation valves, filter units, and polyethylene and PVC pipe. Transports sprinkler pipe.

Miscellaneous

5 Other duties as required.

Record Keeping

5 Records and reports water usage applied to plots, reports labor hours required to perform daily irrigation tasks, and record time on a computerized timesheet.


Minimum Requirements Minimum Requirement Display Ranking


1 One year of agricultural experience or demonstrated ability to operate light and/or non-complex agricultural equipment.

2 Demonstrated experience in using agricultural irrigation systems such as PVC, cement, aluminum pipe.

3 Experience to operate various small trucks and small tractors.

4 Ability to report and record water usage, labor hours, and on computerized timesheets.

5 Demonstrated experience to work outdoors for extended periods of time in extreme and inclement weather conditions and safely be able to move materials, equipment, and tools weighing up to 40 pounds.

6 Skill in the use of small hand and power tools used in normal repair of irrigation systems in inclement weather conditions.

7 Ability to repair cement, plastic, and aluminum pipe systems.

8 Must posses a valid California Driver's License and Blue Card (EPA Pesticide training provided by department.). Must also successfully pass a background investigation.

9 Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and supervisors.

10 Ability to preform basic arithmetic calculations as well as read, understand, and speak English and follow oral and written instructions.


Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualification Display Ranking


1 Entry level computer competency.

2 Experience setting irrigation controllers.

3 Experience in small plot work, including trees, vines and vegetables. Posted Position Purpose Under supervision, regulates irrigation water applied to plots and orchards.

Operates various gates and valves necessary to control rates of flow of irrigation water involving furrow, drip, mini-sprinkler, and surface sprinkler systems in accordance with specific schedules provided by the immediate supervisor.

Cleans drain stands and furrows, unplug sprinkler emitters, flush mini-sprinkler lateral pipelines, repair damaged sprinkler hoses, and clean reservoirs. Assists in the establishment of irrigation systems in new and established research plots, laying out and recovering surface pipe systems, and retracing irrigation furrows.

Posted Minimum Requirements One year of agricultural experience or demonstrated ability to operate light and/or non-complex agricultural equipment. Demonstrated experience in using agricultural irrigation systems such as PVC, cement, aluminum pipe. Experience to operate various small trucks and small tractors.

Ability to report and record water usage, labor hours, and on computerized timesheets. Demonstrated experience to work outdoors for extended periods of time in extreme and inclement weather conditions and safely be able to move materials, equipment, and tools weighing up to 50 pounds. Skill in the use of small hand and power tools used in normal repair of irrigation systems in inclement weather conditions.

Ability to repair cement, plastic, and aluminum pipe systems. Must posses a valid California Driver's License and Blue Card (EPA Pesticide training provided by department.). Must also successfully pass a background investigation. Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and supervisors.

Ability to preform basic arithmetic calculations as well as read, understand, and speak English and follow oral and written instructions. Posted Preferred Qualifications Entry level computer competency. Experience setting irrigation controllers. Experience in small plot work, including trees, vines and vegetables.

Payroll Title: TECHNICIAN, AGRICULTURAL Title Code: 8542 Working Title: Technician, Agricultural Department Name: Agricultural Operations Supervisor: Ricardo Zapien Department Head: Peggy Mauk



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General Manager Agriculture Cooperative

Who we are:
Ida Farmers Cooperative has been serving the local community and its members for over 90 years. We are a single-location cooperative providing grain buying, agronomy services, feed and farm store. We have a total of 15 full-time employees with additional employees during peak season.
What we’re looking for:
We are currently looking for a General Manager in Ida, MI (SE Michigan) for our cooperative.  In this role, you will lead the entire organization including operations, finance and sales. You will focus on improving efficiency across the operation and growing the agronomy services while working closely with the Board (7 members) on long-term strategy and financial planning.  We have a strong foundation, financially healthy and looking to grow. Our ideal candidate comes with a strong agronomy management background.
Compensation is highly dependent on the individual; benefits include health, dental insurance, paid-time off and pension plan contributions.
This job might be for you if…

  • You love to come in and add structure & efficiency to an organization
  • You are ready for the top spot and look forward to the opportunity to lead an organization
  • You want to work with a Board that supports change for the location
  • You enjoy developing and aligning a team for success
  • You enjoy diving in deep in an organization and would love to have limited travel
What you would be doing:
  • Full P&L, budgeting responsibility, and cost-control management
  • Short and long term strategic planning with the Board
  • Formulate goals of the entire organization including short and long-range departmental goals, policies and operating procedures
  • Develop, hire, motivate, and monitor performance of staff and work to ensure strong coordination and communication between departments
  • Focus on improving efficiency across the organization; maximizing the use of technology, developing standards and protocols
  • Maximize utilization of equipment and labor
  • Interact with local farmers and community to gather feedback and align services to needs in the market
  • Maintain a strong understanding of the industry, competitive trends, current growing conditions/quality and current pricing
  • Work with each department head on establishing measurable goals and supporting their initiatives
  • Ensure a safe working environment for employees
Living near Ida
Smaller town environment (population of 5,000) with great school systems ranked well in the state of Michigan. We are close to larger towns of Dundee & Lambertville, MI. Two large cities; Toledo, OH 20 minutes to the south and Detroit, MI about 50 minutes to the North.
Highly qualified candidates will have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in agribusiness, business administration, management, engineering, food processing or related field, preferred not required.
  • 5+ years’ experience in management roles including full P&L responsibility. Strong preference for an individual that has managed an agribusiness or cooperative in the past.
  • Successful experience in operational efficiency, equipment utilization and inventory management.
  • Strongly demonstrated leadership and communication skills involving employees, customers, peers, and suppliers.
Other titles: Location Manager, Operations Manager, Agronomy Services Manager, GM, Cooperative, Agronomy Manager.

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In-17058 Agriculture Supply Chain Researcher Intern

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks an Agriculture Supply Chain Intern. This internship provides an opportunity to improve research and project coordination skills in a professional setting, gain knowledge about companies and environmental issues, and contribute to WWF’s mission.

The intern will work closely with members of WWF’s Private Sector Engagement and Food and Markets programs. The work will involve research on the impacts of agricultural commodity production and sourcing regions, and assist with analyzing environmental, social and business risks within the supply chain of WWF partner companies. The internship also provides the opportunity to interact with representatives from US & European companies as well as WWF’s global network. Specific duties will include: + Researching the production practices of agricultural commodities and the socio-economic state of the countries from which they are sourced; + Assisting with the assessment of environmental, social, economic and supply risks associated with commodity sourcing; + Creating reports and presentations based on the analyses; + Identifying new data sources and ensuring high data quality; + Interfacing with a database of commodity and geographical information; and + Coordinating with other members of the WWF Private Sector Engagement and Markets teams.

  • Other duties as assigned Minimum Requirements: + Recent graduate student in a relevant field such as international environmental policy, natural resources, business, agriculture & rural development, environmental science, or sustainable development are preferred; highly qualified undergraduates may be considered; + Full-time (35 hours per week) for ~3 months; + Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills, as well as attention to detail are obligatory; + Research skills should include the ability to distill key takeaways from a large amount of information under tight deadlines, and judge source credibility.

  • Ability to work productively on both independent research assignments and as part of a team; + Proactive problem-solving and good communication skills (written and verbal) are obligatory; + Demonstrated familiarity with the environmental impacts of agriculture, agribusiness and the food industry, rural development issues, corporate sustainability strategy, and economics is preferred. Experience with monitoring and evaluation is a definite plus.

  • Skills in Excel, Power Point and Microsoft Word are obligatory; other programs (e.g. GIS, Microsoft Access, reference management software) and/or programming experience is helpful; + Fluency in English is required; knowledge of foreign languages (e.g.

    Spanish, French, Portuguese, or Chinese) is a plus. Location: Washington, DC Compensation: Paid How to apply: Please submit a resume & cover letter through our Careers page. https://careers-wwfus.icims.com/jobs/search , IN-17058 * Please note that WWF does not provide VISA sponsorship to interns

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Instructor, Agriculture Business

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: Due to retirement, Kirkwood Community College is seeking an instructor in Agriculture Business. Under minimal supervision, the instructor is responsible for fostering student learning in the area of Agriculture Business, Farm Management, and Economics within the Agricultural Sciences Department. A course load of 15 credit hours per semester is required. Teaching load will be assigned by the Dean and may include evening courses as well as distance learning courses utilizing online formats. Teaching responsibilities may include but not limited to Farm Business Management, Introduction to Agriculture Business, Farm Records, Accounts, Analysis, Entrepreneurship in Agriculture, and Agriculture Selling. Must evaluate, record, and report student achievement and progress in assigned courses in accordance with department, division, and college policies and procedures. Responsibilities will also include advising of current and prospective students, program recruitment, program reporting, and providing assistance in the development and implementation of departmental initiatives. Must be responsible for meeting the goals and objectives of an individual Professional Preparation Plan as outlined in the College's Quality Faculty Plan. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: * Effectively organize, prepare, and teach assigned courses in accordance with established syllabi.

  • Prepare and maintain accurate course syllabi and course handouts for each course taught.

  • Evaluate and record student performance/achievement on a regular basis and provide students with timely feedback.

  • Participate in student learning assessment projects.

  • Advise program students.

  • Program recruitment and marketing.

  • Maintain established office hours and meet with students as necessary.

  • Collaborate in the development, assessment, and revision of curriculum.

  • Participate in the development and/or execution of departmental tasks and projects in the area of instruction or instructional support.

  • Regularly engage in professional development activities and actively seek information about developing trends and ideas.

  • Perform other related work duties as assigned.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:

  • Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.

  • Be able and willing to represent the college in the most positive manner with prospective, former, and current students, clients, suppliers, and the community we serve.

  • Be able and willing to deliver courses in alternative delivery times and methods as required by the department, including evening and online courses.

  • Possess the ability to organize and present various concepts to a wide range of students with varying backgrounds and abilities, and adjust teaching techniques accordingly.

  • Maintain a minimum of five office hours per week and be available on an as-needed basis for student questions and discussions regarding their performance.

  • Possess a working knowledge of personal computers and educational media.

  • Establish and maintain good working relationship with students, colleagues, staff, administrators, and the general public.

  • Be a creative, energetic, and self-motivated individual who demonstrates leadership and collaborative work habits within the department and in active participation in college committees.

  • Read, understand, and express oneself clearly and effectively in oral and written form.

GENERAL PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES WITH OR WITHOUT A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:

Position involves working in an office setting. Occasional (10-33%) standing, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work. Constant (67-100%) sitting, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: * Bachelor’s degree in agriculture business or other agriculture related discipline is required with at least three years of recent and relevant full time work experience in the agriculture industry. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS: * Master’s degree

  • Teaching experience in a student-centered environment.

  • Community College experience SALARY: Pay commensurate with education and experience. DATE : 02/01/2017 POSITION TITLE : Instructor, Agriculture Business CLASSIFICATION : Faculty DEPARTMENT : Agricultural Science REPORTS TO : Dean

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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 Equipment Mechanic - 1881

Agriculture Equipment Mechanic

  • 1881 Apply now » Apply now + Start apply with LinkedIn + + Start apply with Facebook + + Apply Now + Start + Please wait... Apply now × Apply for Job × × × Enter your email to apply Date: Apr 15, 2017 Location: Imperial, CA, US, 92251 Company: Empire Requisition #: 1881 Shift : 1 Start Time : 7:00am End Time : 3:00pm Schedule Days : Monday

  • Friday Position Status: Full Time (40 hrs week) Job Summary Repair, recondition, and service Caterpillar and other Empire line allied machines, systems and components in the field. Prepare equipment for delivery. Troubleshoot and diagnose malfunctions and failures of machine and engines systems, and their components. Work in adverse weather conditions as needed. Accept all out of town assignments requiring extended overnight stays. Communicate orally and in writing information, instructions and explanations to associates, customers and management regarding equipment conditions, problems and recommendations. Agriculture Equipment repair experience preferred. Essential Functions & Additional Responsibilities + Troubleshoot and diagnose equipment malfunctions and failures.

  • Maintain good customer relations and support for corporate marketing objectives.

  • Repair, recondition, and maintain equipment and components.

  • Prepare service reports.

  • Plan and control cost of repair jobs.

  • Maintain company equipment – keep in good clean orderly condition.

  • Work safely at all times. Adhere to all applicable safety policies. Comply with all company policies, procedures and standards. Skills & Abilities Must have interpersonal skills and mechanical aptitude skills. Appropriate manner, conduct and grooming to adhere to company policy. Education Proof of High School Diploma or GED Physical Requirements Required to stand frequently Required to stand constantly The physical demands are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Required to walk constantly Required to stand occasionally This position is designated as a Safety-Sensitive Position. Work Environment Exposure to extreme heat or cold Exposure to moving mechanical parts Exposure to risk of electrical shock Exposure to outdoor weather Exposure to toxic and/or caustic chemicals Exposure to wet humid conditions Exposure to indoor controlled environment. Footer Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The roles and objectives of this job do not include setting corporate policy, and does not constitute a managing agent of the company. Empire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 480-633-5440 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Empire Southwest is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer Safety

  • Respect

  • Integrity

  • Teamwork

  • Excellence

  • Stewardship

  • Astonishment

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