Posted: Feb 12, 2024
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Agricultural Technician II Research

Kansas State University - Manhattan, KS
Application Deadline: N/A

Agricultural Technician II Research

Department: 3670010040 Agronomy
Job no: 516287
Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Agriculture, Research / Scientific / Grants, Agronomy
Pay Grade: 05B

About This Role:
The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is looking for an Agricultural Technician II Research to coordinate field and greenhouse research activities related to weed management. This individual will help manage a research and Extension program to assess efficacy of integrated weed management practices in agronomic crops. Preference given to applicants with a degree in Agronomy or a related field and experience in agronomic production.

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: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/overview/

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 https://www.k-state.edu/about/community.html

Worksite Options:
This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

Visit this https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/policies/remote-work/index.html for K-State's guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You'll Need to Succeed:
Minimum Qualifications:

• One year of relevant experience in agronomic production

Preferred Qualifications:

• Graduation from High School
• Associates Degree in Agronomy or related field of study
• Knowledge of agronomic production and research practices
• Substantial experience with agronomic production
• Ability to work effectively with students and stakeholders, ability to organize and prioritize work, ability to assess problems and develop creative solutions, and attention to detail.

Other Requirements:

• Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
• Certified pesticide applicator's license. Valid driver's license. Commercial driver's license.

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 Nov 17, 2023.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:
$24.04 - $27.88 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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: Nov 07, 2023

Application Closes: Open until filled

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/5010466

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