Agricultural Assistant

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 013500 - Truck Crops Branch Exp Station
Location: Central MS Area
Categories: Support Staff
Position Open Date:

Salary Grade/Salary Minimum:
7/Minimum: 18,700

Departmental Profile:

This position is located at the Truck Crops Branch Experiment Station in Crystal Springs, MS

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Assist support staff and scientists in the planting, care, harvesting and collection of data from field and greenhouse scientific research.
2. Assist in the general upkeep and maintenance of equipment, buildings, grounds and farm.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: High School diploma
Experience (yrs.): None
Licenses: Must have valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:
Applicants with farm work and farm equipment operating experience are preferred; however, others with carpentry, plumbing, electrical, shop or other skills are invited to apply.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

Ability to work in extreme weather conditions.

Requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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