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Farm Student Worker

About this Job:

The Agriculture program at UCM is looking for a hard-working agriculture student to work at the UCM farms during the summer of 2020
The successful candidate will start as soon as possible and will work until August 7, 2020.

Approximately 20 to 30 hours per week are required
A work consistent schedule and start time is required – for example, available Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8a to 5p

The responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) the following under the guidance and supervision of the UCM farm operations coordinator, Mr. Brandon Nevils:
Row crop work – crop scouting, field work, and evaluation of crop growth
Hay production – assisting with forage production and hay harvest
Livestock work – daily feeding, management, and evaluation of the beef cattle, swine, and goats Horticulture work: vegetable, ornamental, greenhouse, and high-tunnel work (as directed by Dr. Mark Goodwin and Mr. Nevils). General farm maintenance – fence checking and repair, tractor work, other farm projects as determined.

Requirement:

Attention to detail, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Physical abilities: mobility/strength/dexterity/balance/coordination/endurance, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines.

Driver’s license

Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to extreme temperatures, Exposure to fumes and/or chemicals, Lifting (weight) – 50 lbs

Salary:
How to apply:

Please apply online by clicking >HERE.

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