UGArden Student Community Farm (https://ugarden.uga.edu/) Department CAES Horticulture
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm during the academic school year.
Monday-Friday, 7am-4pm with occasional weekend work during the summer.
Advertised Salary: $27,000.00
Anticipated Start Date: 05/01/2019
Posting Date: 03/15/2019
Closing Date: 04/15/2019
Note: This is a grant-funded position for a two-year period. Employment beyond that time period is subject to availability of funding.
Location of Vacancy: UGArden Student Community Farm, Athens Area
Minimum Qualifications should list both the minimum degree and the field which the degree must be earned. If prior work experience is required, the posting should list both the job in which the experience must be gained, and the minimum duration that will be accepted.
This position will assist the UGArden Farm Manger with managing an organic student farm; assist with supervising student interns and volunteers in carrying out daily farm work; operate and maintain typical farm equipment; support educational and outreach efforts of the farm.
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position BS Degree in Horticulture, Agriculture or related field of study; farm or outdoor work experience; intermediate knowledge of crop production practices; experience supervising volunteers, students or workers.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical Demands The physical environment is working both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/ humid, and dry/arid conditions; operating farm equipment and using personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials.