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|Functional Title:||Coordinator (Nutrient Management Advisor Worcester County|
|Category Status:||35-Exempt Contingent Category 2|
|Applicant Search Category:||Staff|
|University Authorized FTE:||100|
|Unit:||AGNR-Environmental Science & Technology|
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
|Background Checks||Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information reported by the background check will not automatically disqualify you from employment.|
|Position Summary/Purpose of Position:||
Nutrient management advisors develop nutrient management plans for agricultural producers to balance nutrient inputs with crop requirements, thus enhancing production potential, improving farm profitability, reducing excess nutrient inputs into the Chesapeake Bay and enabling producers to comply with the State of Maryland’s Water Quality Improvement Act of 1998.
High school diploma or GED
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
This position requires the candidate to have personal transportation and a valid driver’s license.
Within one year of employment, candidate is required to obtain and maintain certification through the Maryland Department of Agriculture as a Nutrient Management Consultant.
If offered employment, individual will be required before beginning job assignment to obtain (and satisfactorily pass) a background check by the State of Maryland and the FBI.
|Job Risks||Not Applicable to This Position|
Ability to lift 30 pounds and traverse uneven terrain and willingness to work outside under adverse weather conditions.
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Best Consideration Date||04/08/2023|
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
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