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Company:
Clemson University
City:
Blackville
State:
South Carolina
County:
Barnwell
Country:
USA
Posted: 07/16/2021
Agricultural/Animal Associate - Blackville, SC

Clemson University

Job ID:105791

Location:REC/Edisto

Full/Part Time:Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:Regular

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides technical support for the Agricultural research and Extension programs at the Edisto Research and Education Center. Coordinates with supervisor for the implementation of the research and Extension projects. Performs other duties as assigned.

JOB DUTIES:

65% - Essential - Research Management: Coordinates and directs field and laboratory research activities of the project leader. Collects and manages field and laboratory data. Assists in data analysis and publications.

15% - Essential - Field research and Extension: conduct field trials and demonstrations, and operate necessary field and lab equipment and instruments. Assist in presenting extension demonstrations.

10% - Essential - Laboratory Management: Performs field and laboratory procedures, maintains instruments, purchase supplies, and maintains inventory and all material safety data sheets. Assists and trains students and other workers in laboratory procedures.

10% - Essential - Data collection: Collect, organize and maintain accurate and complete research data records and field notes.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education - Bachelor's Degree in animal husbandry, agriculture or a related field

Experience - Some experience with agricultural production systems;

Licenses - Drivers License Class D normal < 26,000; Willingness to obtain pesticide applicator license (Core and Category 10) in South Carolina.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

Work Exp 2+ years in farming or in supporting farm operations; Pesticide applicator license (Core and Category 10) in South Carolina.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

JOB KNOWLEDGE
Fundamental Job Knowledge - Fundamental working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Acts as Lead - Acts as a Lead by guiding the work of others who perform essentially the same work.

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES
No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Work Exp 2+ years in farming or in supporting farm operations; Pesticide applicator license (Core and Category 10) in South Carolina.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Exposure to heat or cold
Exposure to dust/fumes
Wet or humid
Noise
Mechanical Hazards
Chemical hazards
Electrical hazards
Burn hazards
Overnight Travel
Exposure to bio-hazards (i.e. blood, bodily fluids)

WORK SCHEDULE:

Standard Hrs: 37.5; Expected Salary Range: ($ 33,494.00 - $40,000.00)

JOB LOCATION:

Blackville, SC

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

July 19, 2021

CLOSING STATEMENT:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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