Farmer Diversified Crops Job Description Sample
Extension Agent, Row Crops
The individual selected for this position will be responsible for educational programming and informational assistance related to Field Crops. This includes commercial and home agriculture, assisting landowners/producers with alternative income opportunities and implementing pesticide education/certification programs.
In addition, this individual will be expected to aggressively maintain interactive programs with highly technical producers, agribusinesses, and groups traditionally involved with Extension programming in the county. Includes all other responsibilities deemed necessary. One of the following educational requirements: - A Bachelor's degree with a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 overall or a 3.0 (based on a 4.0 scale) in an agricultural or related field, - A Bachelor's degree and the completion of at least one-half of coursework in a Master's degree curriculum with a cumulative grade point average 3.0 or higher with at least one of the degrees in an agricultural or related field, or - Completion of a Master's degree with at least one of the degrees in an agricultural or related field.
Also required: a personal automobile; computer literacy; strong oral and written communication skills; the ability to plan, implement, market, and evaluate educational programs; willingness to work as a team member and support a total Extension program; and the ability to handle multiple demands and set priorities. Personal Attributes: Successful performance of the duties encompassed in the Extension Agent's job requires that the individual possess habits of industry, a sense of responsibility, and a genuine appreciation for the worth of the individual.
The employee must be adept in both oral and written communication. The Extension Agent is eligible to become a member of the non-tenure track/special faculty at North Carolina State University. The Extension Agent has primary responsibility for planning, executing, and evaluating that phase of Extension programs within assigned areas of program responsibility.
The Extension Agent cooperates with colleagues in the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service and leaders in performing assigned responsibilities. The performance of assigned responsibilities is governed by the philosophy, objectives, policies, and procedures of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service. A Bachelor's degree in crop science, agronomy or closely related field is required.
Travel within the district is required. Occasional travel outside the district is required.
Research Specialist, Field Crops Integrated Pest Management (Phoenix, AZ) (Ete)
TitleResearch Specialist, Field Crops Integrated Pest Management (Phoenix, AZ) (ETE)DepartmentMaricopa County Office (1537)LocationGreater Phoenix AreaPosition Summary
Background Information: The Field Crops Integrated Pest Management Program of the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension provides Arizona Agricultural Community with timely, unbiased, science-based information for growers and ag professionals for pest management in Arizona's field crops through instill sound IPM techniques of pest sampling, decision-making tools, avoidance practices, cultural and biological strategies, choosing effective and selective control measures, and manage resistances to achieve sustainable pest management system. The ultimate goal is to assist and guide clientele towards profitability and protecting the environment.
We are seeking to deploy a dynamic Research Assistant to help develop and deliver Applied Research and Extension program to clientele in the area of forage and small grain pest management. Our programs are strategically focused on clientele priorities and are well positioned to be competitive for funds regionally and nationally and planning to expand on what is built in terms of IPM knowledge to enhance on-the-ground implementation of forage and small grain IPM, applied research, extension education, and stakeholder engagement.
Position Description: The Research Specialist will plan, coordinate, manage, implement, and evaluate the above mentioned programs in cooperation with and under the supervision of the Field Crops IPM faculty. Specific activities may include planning and coordinating training events and field demonstrations, teaching, developing Extension publications and other outputs, coordinating and assisting with field research, working with clientele and other stakeholder groups to identify program priorities and evaluate program impacts. Stakeholder focus will include growers, Pest Control Advisors (PCAs), pesticide applicators, and allied industry personnel.
Position Status: This is a full time, 12-month position for one year, with the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Field Crops IPM Program located at the Maricopa County Cooperative Extension in Phoenix, AZ. The Research Specialist will be directed by the Field Crops IPM faculty and continuation of position is subject to funding availability and performance evaluation.
The Importance of Collegiality to the Quality of the Workplace Environment
Division of Agriculture, Life and Veterinary Sciences and Cooperative Extension
Collegiality is the cooperative interaction among colleagues where individuals work productively, and interact with civility with faculty, students, staff members, and stakeholders in all environments impacted by the university.
Collegiality encompasses the basics of the professional ethics of the academic world: each member in ALVSCE must treat all people with professional respect, foster integrity of intellectual inquiry, advocate for the needs and rights of students and stakeholders, and establish awareness of workplace safety.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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This is an Extended Temporary Employment (ETE) position. For further details on this type of position at the University of Arizona, please click here.
Duties & Responsibilities
Work with the Field Crops IPM Team to identify and prioritize work tasks and duties.
Organize, develop, conduct, and assist in relevant forage and small grain IPM research and demonstration in collaboration with the Field Crops IPM faculty and staff.
Work with the Field Crops IPM faculty to identify, prioritize, develop, implement, deliver and evaluate work tasks and duties relevant to the forage and small grain IPM research and Extension programs using diverse methods and media including presentations, print and online publications, technical reports and communications with stakeholders.
Stimulate, lead, help and participate in new and existing efforts to secure competitive funds including grant-writing, budgeting and reporting with assistance and input from the Field Crops IPM faculty, other faculty and staff.
Creatively apply own knowledge, skills, and experience to solve problems and deliver solutions for forage and small grain crops IPM end-users in collaboration with the Field Crops IPM faculty and Program staff.
Manage and assist in preparing technical reports of all relevant Field Crops IPM efforts.
Move/transport lab equipment, large bags of samples, seeds, plants, etc.
Drive to different sites on a regular basis to complete duties.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to plan and conduct field trials and lab experiments related to IPM.
Ability to communicate in a manner appropriate for comprehension and use by a wide variety of diverse audiences; write for clear comprehension by both program clients and academicians; and collaborate productively with peers and professionals both within and outside the University system.
Ability to work independently, to interact effectively and directly with stakeholders and team members, and to travel throughout the state and region.
Ability to be responsive to changes in the competitive climate of grant-funding.
Proficiency in use of computers and related technology, including but not limited to word processing, Powerpoint, Excel, statistical software.
Ability to move/transport 50 lbs.
Must have a valid driver's license and the ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy.
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND two years related research experience; OR, Six years research experience appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.
Master's degree in Entomology, IPM, or related field and 2 or more years of experience with relative entomology research.
Familiarity with writing and securing grant for pest management issues.
Broad interests in IPM with skills, knowledge and education, and/or experience in program assessment, both written and oral communication, stakeholder interaction, problem-solving research and leadership.
Full Time/Part TimeFull TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week40Job CategoryResearchBenefits EligibleYes - Full BenefitsFLSAExemptPosted Rate of Pay$31,132-$38,440 Annually (DOE)Type of criminal background check required:Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)
Posting Detail Information
Posting NumberS26455Number of VacanciesOneDesired Start Date03/25/2019Position End Date (if temporary)02/28/2020Limited to Current UA EmployeesNoContact Information for Candidates
Dr. Ayman Mostafa, Area Programmatic Extension Agent & Regional Specialist, Entomology
Open Date02/08/2019Review Start Date03/01/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantQuick Link for Internal Postingshttp://uacareers.com/postings/35406Diversity Statement
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.
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Georgia Young Farmer Teacher
"To provide educational instruction and leadership opportunities to individuals engaged in the agricultural industry which will increase their proficiency in agricultural production, management, agribusniess and leadership."
1.Survey community and develop a needs assessment for potential group instruction topics and facilitiate the instruction of such issues to participants of the Young Farmer Agribusiness Program and others interested in agriculture/agribusiness.
Conduct a group instructional program consisting of organized classes for adult particpants of the Young Farmer Agribusiness Program.
Plan and implement educational programs according to needs assessment of particpants.
Classes are geared toward solving problems to increase the economic sustainability of farms and agribusinesses.
Exploring new opportunties available to participants.
Information dissemination on new technology.
Plan agenda for meeting.
Develop curriculum on an annual basis.
Develop lifelong learning process.
Plan logistics of the meeting.
Prepare lesson plans in compliance with required state standards.
2.Develop and provide small group/individual instruction for community participants of the Young Farmer Agribusiness Program.
Perform on-site problem solving activities.
Technical assistance includes the areas of agronomy, animal science, agricultural mechanics, forestry, horticulture, business management and marketing.
Provide proactive individual learning activities.
Assist participants with regulatory compliance of government programs.
3.Provide instruction as part of the local secondary agricultural education team.
Perform other teacher activities. These activities may include supervision duties, faculty meetins, and parent/student conferences.
Prepare L.E.P.'s and make modifications for special needs students.
Prepare lesson plans according to state standards.
Provide for student evaluation.
Provide for student advisement.
Administer the Young Farmer Internship Program. This includes job site supervision and public relations activities with area agribusinesses.
Plan and prepare instructional materials for use in the agriculture classes and labs.
4.Provide supervision of the Supervised Agricultural Experience programs for students enrolled in the secondary agriculture education class.
Assist in the development of students projects.
Perform home visits, job site visits and school lab visits.
Assist students with record keeping activities.
Make parental contacts.
Assist students in preparing proficiency awards.
Assist with procurement of SAE materials
Bridge components of secondary instruction and FFA with SAE project.
5.Perform related instructional activities that are necessary for the conducting of successful adult and secondary instructional programs, fulfilling administrative requirements of the Young Farmer Agribusiness Program, and for the documenting of program activities and compliance with program requirements.
Submit monthly reports in a timely manner
Submit YF Agribusiness contest applications.
Submit program of work in a timely manner.
Submit course calendar in a timely manner.
6.Plan, organize and conduct instructional activities that develop leadership and personal skills to participate in the Young Farmer chapter while holding an advisory role in the chapter structure.
Set up and implement advisory committee.
Coordinate officer meetings.
Coordinate local, state and national leadership development activities.
Coordinate local participant involvement in: State Convention, National Instutitute, Region Caucus, Leadership College, Summer Tour, Local Awards Banquet, Fundraising Activities, Liaison with other Agricultural Organizations
7.Maintain a high standard of FFA particpation and membership by providing opportunities that will benefit students in developing leadership skills.
Provide techinical assistance to Secondary Agriculture Instructor and students which may include: FFA meetings, FFA Career Development Events, State and National Convention, Local FFA Banquet, FFA fundraising activities, Food Processing Center.
8.Manage and improve the Agricultural Education facilities and equipment in the local school system.
Facilities and Equipment Include: Greenhouses, Agricultural Mechanics Lab, Forestry Lab, Food Processing Center, Computer Labs, School Farm, Aquaculture Lab, Livestock Facilities.
9.Participate in continual education training activities that will enhance knowledge and promote technological proficiency in agriculture awareness programs that will benefit students, other educators and citizens of the community.
In Service Training
Training Provided by Area Teachers
- Facilitate the development of agricultural business skills through the development of entrepreneurial and job related skills that advaice the economic development of the individual and community.
- Community Involvement: Civic Organizations, Ag Awareness, Farm Safety Camps, Chamber of Commerce, School Administrators, Political Relationships
Young Farmer teachers are the bridging factor of the continual agriculture education and leadership development to all individuals interested in agriculture or agribusiness within the community. They lead the community and related educational infrastructure (K-12) in developing an awareness of agriculture and provide the necessary instructional programming to keep this infrastructure available to all people.
Senior Manager, Credit Risk - Diversified Industries
Requisition ID: 53409
Cost Centre: NEW YORK AGENCY GENERAL
Employee Referral Program – Potential Reward:
We are committed to investing in our employees and helping you continue your career at Scotiabank.
The incumbent will cover the Diversified Industries portfolio, which includes, but is not limited to, the following industry groups: general commercial & industrial, infrastructure, power/utilities, real estate and precious metals. The position will be located in New York and report to the Director – Diversified Industries, U.S. Credit Risk Management. The incumbent will ensure that specific individual goals, plans and initiatives are executed and delivered in support of the Bank's business strategies and objectives; and that all credit activities are conducted in compliance with governing regulations, as well as internal policies and procedures.
Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
Assist in the process of assessing, adjudicating and monitoring both individual credits and the U.S. Diversified Industries portfolio across all counterparties.
Identify risk mitigation opportunities and developing/maintaining portfolio reports that support this function.
Assist in preparing information for and responding to questions from US financial regulators.
Ensure that all credit adjudication adheres to Bank policies and procedures.
Understand and implement how the Bank's risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
Coordinate and work with Head Office Global Risk Management when necessary in matters related to the presentation of the global view of credit risk related to these portfolios.
Strong communication skills, both written and oral;
Proactive decision-maker; must handle high volume of credit intensive work; must take initiative in a highly time sensitive environment;
Highly organized with an ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-stakeholder environment and manage multiple priorities;
Ability to prioritize tasks;
Create problem solving and the ability to motivate others and implement new solutions.
Education / Prior work:
5-7 years of experience in financial analysis of diversified industries;
Understanding of the Bank's lending policies, procedures and practices;
Understanding of credit risk, and the structures and protections required for the exercise of credit analysis;
Familiarity with credit documentation issues;
Knowledge of financial projections and sensitivities;
Experience or knowledge of internal credit assessments and portfolio strategy discussions.
Location(s): United States : California : San Francisco || United States : Florida : Miami || United States : Illinois : Chicago || United States : Louisiana : New Orleans || United States : Massachusetts : Boston || United States : New York : New York City || United States : Texas : Houston
As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Licensed Practical Nurse-Staff Diversified Services
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE-STAFF DIVERSIFIED SERVICES
Job Requisition Number:176547
Attention current TriHealth employees:
Please apply for this position by submitting an online internal application via SuccessFactors. Please be certain to update your SuccessFactors Employee Profile prior to applying to this position.
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE-STAFF: This position contributes to the nursing assessment by collecting, reporting, and documenting objective and subjective data.
This position also participates in the development of the Nursing component of the plan of care at the direction of an RN, physician, dentist, podiatrist, or optometrist, and implements the plan of care by providing direct basic nursing care in accordance with the LPN scope of practice set forth in the Nurse Practice Act. Contributes to the evaluation of client responses to nursing care and documents in an accurate and timely manner.
EDUCATION: Graduate of an approved technical, professional, or vocational program in Nursing BLS/CPR (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers) Licensed Practical Nurse NAPNES certification-if graduated prior to 1988. Current RN licensure is also acceptable.
EXPERIENCE: SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE: Basic knowledge of the biological, physical, behavioral, social, and nursing sciences..
DEPARTMENT SPECIFICS: Ob-gyn experience or 1-2 years of back office experience
clinical skills include blood drawing and injections
Must be flexible with schedule
Must be willing to travel to other GH locations
Must have good written and verbal communications skills
Must be able to multi task, and be a team player
Job Title: LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE-STAFF DIVERSIFIED SERVICES
Department Name: GHWC OB/GYN PHYS SPECIALTY
Location: GHA Mason
Employment Status: Full Time Position
Shift: Day/Evening Shift
Weekend Commitment: Yes
Holiday Commitment: No
On-Call Commitment: No
Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati
Job Segment: Optometry, LPN, Nursing, OB/GYN, Obstetrics, Healthcare
Patient Account Representative - Diversified Business
Institutional Insurance and reimbursement expert for one or more of the following business lines: outpatient pharmacy, durable medical equipment, skilled nursing facility, home health agency or continuing care retirement center. Performs all aspects of the billing and collection processes for the individual business lines across the enterprise.
These processes include service pre-certification, insurance coverage review and personal responsibility determination, communications with patients, claim submissions, denial review, rebilling, appeals, and accounts receivable management. Utilizes skills in problem solving, customer service, and communications (verbal and written) in interactions with patients and internal customers to resolve a variety of account, billing and payment issues for patients, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, technicians and social workers. Interprets, applies and communicates Mayo Clinic policies regarding financial aspects of patient care to assure optimal reimbursement for both the patient and Mayo Clinic.
Associate Degree in finance, business or healthcare related majors and one year experience in medical, pharmacy or durable medical equipment billing and collection activities Or high school diploma/GED with at least 3 years' experience in medical, pharmacy or durable medical equipment billing and collection activities, or certified pharmacy tech with 2 years of experience.
Qualified candidate must possess strong human relations, communication, problem solving, and organizational skills to interact with a variety of customers and personnel, both within and outside the institution. Must be able to work independently and in a team environment.
Candidate should have experience working with Windows based software, Microsoft Word, Excel, and the Internet. Keyboarding experience required. Claims management software experience desired.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $19.02 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
M-F 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
M-F 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. occasional late shift approx. 1-2 times monthly
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Administration, Business, Finance, Office & Administrative Support
Job posting number
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
Extension Agent, Ag- Livestock And Row Crops
The County Extension Agent is a member of the faculty of North Carolina State University.
The County Extension Agent has primary responsibility for planning, executing, and evaluating that phase of county Extension programs within assigned areas of program responsibility.
This position provides leadership for the development, implementation, and evaluation of an effective educational program to meet the needs of the county population in the following areas of responsibility: livestock, row crops and Voluntary Agriculture District Program. Programs are designed to enhance and showcase the profitability and economic viability of the agricultural economy of Anson County. The person selected for this position will be responsible for educational programming and informational assistance related to all phases of row crop production and management and livestock production and management.
One of the following educational requirements: - A Bachelor's degree with a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 overall or a 3.0 (based on a 4.0 scale) in an agricultural or related field, - A Bachelor's degree and the completion of at least one-half of coursework in a Master's degree curriculum with a cumulative grade point average 3.0 or higher with at least one of the degrees in an agricultural or related field, or - Completion of a Master's degree with at least one of the degrees in an agricultural or related field. Also required: a personal automobile; computer literacy; strong oral and written communication skills; the ability to plan, implement, market, and evaluate educational programs; willingness to work as a team member and support a total Extension program; and the ability to handle multiple demands and set priorities. Personal Attributes:
Successful performance of the duties encompassed in the Extension Agent's job requires that the individual possess habits of industry, a sense of responsibility, and a genuine appreciation for the worth of the individual. The employee must be adept in both oral and written communication. The Extension Agent is eligible to become a member of the non-tenure track/special faculty at North Carolina State University.
The Extension Agent has primary responsibility for planning, executing, and evaluating that phase of Extension programs within assigned areas of program responsibility.
The Extension Agent cooperates with colleagues in the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service and leaders in performing assigned responsibilities. The performance of assigned responsibilities is governed by the philosophy, objectives, policies, and procedures of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service.
A Bachelor's degree in an agricultural or related field. Some travel within the district and state is required. Candidates must be willing to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends and be able to handle multiple tasks and establish priorities. The applicant must be self-directed and possess a strong work ethic with skills in leadership, communications, networking, budgeting and public relations.
Investment Banking Analyst, Diversified Industrials (Chicago, IL; Memphis, TN; Or New York, NY) - Req. 1900344
Under administrative direction, uses extensive knowledge and skills obtained through education and experience to work with a variety of financial products, including public and private debt and equity financings, mergers and acquisitions and financial advisory. Analyst will contribute and generate ideas during the entire transaction process. Works independently on difficult assignments that are broad in nature requiring originality and ingenuity with appreciable latitude for un-reviewed actions or decisions. Leads large multiple projects with significant scope and impact.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develops financial models to assess debt and equity financing alternatives for transactions
Performs valuation methodologies comparative company analysis and discounted cash flow analysis on target companies.
Provides valuable input to equity offerings, valuations, private placements, mergers and acquisitions advisories.
Researches, analyzes, presents and documents drafting elements of a developing transaction.
Develops client presentations.
Follows general current events in respective industry groups and keep bankers informed about critical issues in the news relevant to current and potential clients.
Maintains files related to active and prospective deals.
Maintains group databases – Deal Database and Weekly Status Reports.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of Investment Banking.
Fundamental investment concepts, practices and procedures used in the securities industry.
Financial markets and products.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Analytical skills sufficient to assess and explain events in the market.
Problem solving skills and the ability to think independently sufficient to market ideas.
Operating standard office equipments and using required software applications, including Microsoft Office and established databases.
Gather information, identify linkages and trends and apply findings to reports.
Attend to detail while maintaining a big picture orientation.
Remain cognizant of our commitment to daily workflow and regulatory compliance during high volume activity.
Organize, manage and track multiple detailed tasks and assignments with frequently changing priorities in a fast-paced work environment.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization.
Work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment.
Assume full responsibility and accountability for own actions.
Demonstrate uncompromising adherence to ethical principles.
Be proactive and demonstrate readiness and ability to initiate action.
Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) in related field.
Minimum of 1 year experience.
- None required.
Farmer Programs Coordinator
Listing open until December 12th, 2018
Part Time Position - 15-25 hrs/week
Job Title: Farmer Program Coordinator
Reports to: Farmer Programs Director
Goals: The goal of the OGS Farmer Programs is two-fold.
- To increase the number of people who are successfully farming organically in Western NC.
- To increase public and community support for organic farming & farmers.
This position is responsible for coordinating and facilitating a multi-partner project to develop a new curriculum that supports mastery of sustainable agriculture production practices that meet the certification standards of Certified Naturally Grown. The curriculum will be delivered on-site to farmers in the Southern Appalachians. This position is grant funded for three years.
Program Coordination (90% of time)
Coordinate Sustainable Agriculture Training program including but not limited to the design, planning, implementation, and oversight of logistics, facilitation and teaching, curriculum, schedule, teachers, registration, evaluation, and marketing.
- Co-create schedule and curriculum for Sustainable Agriculture Training.
- Manage all workshop logistics - location, catering, materials, set agendas, etc.
- Determine and recruit speakers for trainings; provide guidance on content/process of presentation; determine budget/fees in collaboration with Program Director.
- Develop and manage registration materials and communication with participants.
- Facilitate course sessions and co-lead portions with farmer/presenters.
- Revise and retool curriculum after each course.
- Administer coordinate program evaluations and tracking.
- Develop work plan and manage project budget.
- Maintain and update resources and materials.
- Manage supplies and equipment acquisition, organization and care.
- Assist with promotional tasks including interviews, articles, press releases, promotional calendar and implementation of marketing plan.
- Cultivate, attend and maintain positive relationships with wider sustainable agriculture community. Be a leader and voice for OGS, organics, farming, and regional farmers.
- Assess and foster strategic relationships with individuals and organizations within the community.
- Organize & participate in needed meetings and projects with other regional agriculture entities in Western NC, Tennessee, Georgia and Virginia for completion of the project.
- Actively communicate with partners via email, conference calls, etc.Attend and present at regional conferences, trainings, as needed.
Farmer Programs coordination (10% of time)
- Attend OGS monthly staff meeting, and weekly Farmer Programs meetings.
- Support and/or present on program department accomplishments, challenges and methodology to staff, board, and other stakeholders.
- Information systems management and Ongoing updates to ED and share all documents files via
$16-18/hour depending on experience.
Hours:Part-time. 15-25 hrs/week
Seasonal Timeline: Due to class and training times that serve participants with day-jobs, this position will require working some evenings, weekends, and overnight travel to project locations. The position responsibilities will shift seasonally, with the winter and early spring requiring the greatest number of hours, while maintaining some core functions throughout the year.
Location: A combination of working from your home office (provide your own computer, printer, and basic office needs), working in our office at Smith Mill Works in Asheville, NC and travel to locations in Western NC, Tennessee, Georgia, and Virginia.
- Knowledge of and experience in events organizing, program coordination, facilitation and teaching. Skill and ease in working with groups including facilitation.
- Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively both individually and as a team.
- Strong attention to detail and highly organized.
- Excellent written and verbal skills.
- A reliable vehicle for travel.
- Proven ability in systems thinking (the ability to see both the complex whole as well as the integration of diverse perspectives).
- Computer & internet literate including MS Office and Google Suite
Desirable Skills and Qualities:
- A farming background including a familiarity with sustainable farming practices and sustainable food systems
- Knowledge of organic vegetable farming practices
- At least two years of farming experience
- Well-networked with sustainable food and farming organizations in Western NC, Eastern Tennessee, North Georgia, and/or Southwest Virginia.
To apply: submit a resume, substantial cover letter, and three professional references
Diversified Products Installer (4630-224)
We are looking for great team members to join TruTeam, a TopBuild company. TopBuild Corp. (NYSE: BLD) is the leading installer and distributor of insulation products to the United States construction industry, based on revenue. We provide insulation services nationwide through TruTeam®, which has over 215 branches, and distribute insulation through Service Partners®, which has over 75 branches. TopBuild Home Services' Environments for Living® program, is committed to helping builders construct high performance homes that are energy efficient, durable, and safe. TopBuild's corporate headquarters is located in Daytona Beach, FL.
Our Core Values: Safety
High Performance Teams
The Installed Products Specialist is responsible for all aspects of installing company products according to work order, manufacturer, quality and safety guidelines. Products include insulation, fireplaces, gutters, mirrors and shelving, garage doors, windows, shower enclosures, home wrap and any other products sold by the company. The Installed Products Specialist is also responsible for observing and following all OSHA and Company Safety policies and procedures.
Benefits: We promote an environment that offers a challenge, creates opportunities, fosters enthusiasm, maximizes full potential and rewards talent. We realize our employees are our most valued resource which is why we offer a variety of benefits including competitive compensation, comprehensive health, dental, vision coverage, paid holidays, paid time off, 401 (k) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program services, flexible spending account (FSA), life insurance, short term and long term disability, discounted gym membership and a host of other discounts. Our goal is to promote a healthy work/life balance.
TopBuild Corp. is an equal opportunity employer. EOE Protected Veterans/Disability.
Please visit our website at: www.truteam.com
High school diploma or equivalent
Special Certification or Licensing:
- Valid Driver's License
Legal Age Requirements:
- At least 18 years of age
Type of Travel Required:
Amount of Travel Required:
Industry Specific (Construction, Insulation, Trades, etc.)
1-3 years construction experience preferred.
Job Location Conway, South Carolina, United StatesCompany LocationConway GCS
- Century 708 (708)DepartmentInstallation Position TypeFull-Time/Regular
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