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Agricultural Technician Supervisor Research

Company: Kansas State University
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: March 8, 2023

Job Description:

Agricultural Technician Supervisor Research

Department: 3670010040 Agronomy

Job no: 513917

Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Worksite: On-site requirement

Categories: Agriculture, Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades, Research / Scientific / Grants, Crop Production, Agronomy

Pay Grade: 06B

About This Role:

The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is seeking an Agricultural Technician Supervisor Research to assist with seed production for the Foundation Seed Program at the Agronomy North Farm. Primary responsibilities include organizing and performing activities related to the production of foundation class certified seed of various species of crops, and working on and with specialized equipment, trucks, augers, structures, etc. This individual will work closely with Agronomy Farm and Western Kansas Agricultural Research Center personnel to accomplish objectives.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma and three years of relevant experience.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the operation of seed conditioning, treating, bagging equipment, and general seed production knowledge.
  • Computer skills including experience in Microsoft Word and Excel, and QuickBooks or the ability to learn.
  • Experience in operating farm equipment including grain trucks, trailers, augers, tractors, and other.
  • Skills pertaining to mechanical, electrical, basic woodworking, and basic welding projects and repairs.

    Licenses / registrations / certifications and equipment used

  • Have or be able to obtain a Class A CDL and a Kansas Commercial pesticide Applicators license in categories 1A, 4, and 7B within 6 months of employment

    How to Apply:

    Please submit the following documents:

  • Letter of interest
  • Resume
  • Contact information of three professional references

    Screening of Applications Begins:

    Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by March 1st, 2023.

    Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

    $18.13 - $24.04/hr. Salary commensurate with experience.

    Equal Employment Opportunity:

    Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

    Background Screening Statement:

    In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

    Advertised: Feb 10, 2023 Central Standard Time

    Applications close: Open until filled

Keywords: Kansas State University, Manhattan , Agricultural Technician Supervisor Research, Professions , Manhattan, Kansas

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