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Ag Technician

Virginia Tech
Richmond, VA Full-time
Posted on October 20, 2019

Job Description

This position is located at the Southern Piedmont Agricultural Research and Extension Center, located in Blackstone, Virginia. The position will provide support as an agricultural technician by collecting research information and maintaining research plots to include planting, irrigating, cultivating and harvesting. Duties include driving back and forth between research plots both on and off the AREC grounds to carry out these tasks.

Required Qualifications

Experience and/or education in agriculture or basic science; Ability to perform duties required in the production and research of crops in fields, greenhouses, and laboratories; Ability to work in adverse weather conditions. Must have valid driver's license and safe driving record.

Preferred Qualifications

 

Pay Band

1

Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

Review Date

September 30, 2019

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

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