Agriculture Technician in Auburn, AL

Auburn University
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  • Full Time
  • Auburn, AL
  • $30,160 - $40,100 a year USD / Year
  • Applications have closed

Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

ICRE Outlying Branch Stations

Division Name

Agriculture Experiment Station

Position Title

Agriculture Technician (Brewton, AL)

Job Class Code

GB02 A/B/C/D

Appointment Status

Full Time

Part Time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

This position is located at the Brewton Research Center in Brewton, Alabama.

The individual selected for this position will perform basic level farm and technical research tasks for the Brewton Agricultural Research Unit.

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Essential Functions

Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

Operating and maintaining farm machinery and equipment in support of agricultural research
Assisting in soil preparation, planting, laying out research plots, harvesting row crops
Application of fertilizers, pesticides, and other chemicals
Assist in the production of horticulture crops such as vegetables, fruits and nuts
Performing other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Some light construction and building maintenance, and irrigation system repair and maintenance will also be expected when needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Level I: High school diploma or equivalent.

Level II: High school diploma or equivalent plus 1 year of experience in research practices and protocols.

: High school diploma or equivalent plus 4 years of experience in research practices and protocols.

Level IV: High school diploma or equivalent plus 6 years of experience in research practices and protocols.

Substitutions allowed for Experience:
When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of farm equipment and safety.
Ability to count and use measuring equipment accurately.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection is required.
Must obtain pesticide applicator’s license within one year of employment.

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

Experience and/or knowledge of row crop production and ability to operate farm equipment, loader and/or backhoe is desired.

Posting Detail Information

Salary Range

$30,160 – $40,100

Job Category

Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

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List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

The position requires frequent standing and walking, occasional lifting up to 50 pounds.

Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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