Central Crops Research Station is one of eighteen agricultural research centers in the State of North Carolina. North Carolina State University owns the Central Crops Research Station with operational management through the Division of Research Stations. North Carolina State University and the Division of Research Stations establish the general operating procedures. The primary purpose of the Research Station is to provide land, personnel, expertise, facilities, and equipment to research scientists conducting agricultural and animal research projects which address specific questions of production in North Carolina and scientific investigation of swine and crop concerns and improvements.
Essential duties include, but are not limited to:
The validity of research projects depends upon the quality of work in the Research Technician position.
This position is located in Clayton, NC.
Knowledge of agricultural practices related to crop and livestock production.
Must be able to lift 60 lbs. on a routine basis with or without reasonable accommodations.
Ability to operate farm machinery.
Ability to communicate in both oral and written form.
Ability to read and follow pesticide labels, SOP’s, and research protocols.
Ability to collect and record data accurately.
Four year degree and two years agriculture experience or a combination of equivalent experience and education.
Two year degree and/or three years agriculture and/or animal production experience.
Experience in agriculture and/or swine production and agricultural research.
Experience operating and adjusting farm equipment including calibration.
A valid drivers license is required for travel. NC drivers license required within 60 days of hire and must be maintained.
Must have or obtain a NC Public Pesticide Applicators License within 6 months of hire.
Must have or obtain a NCDA Forklift License, and PQA certification within 6 months of hire.
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