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Agricultural Tech I Research

Apply now Department: 3670010235 SW Research Ext Cntr Garden Cy
Job no: 517187
Employment type: Temporary Full-time
Location: Tribune, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Agriculture, Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades, Research / Scientific / Grants, Agronomy
Pay Grade: 03B

About This Role:



This position provides support for agronomic research at the center in Tribune, KS. Overall, the focus of responsibilities will be maintaining station grounds with regard to mowing grass, maintaining and fixing driplines on trees, pruning trees, and trimming around buildings by operating and maintaining riding lawn mowers, gas powered trimmers and saws, and utility vehicles.  There will also be the opportunity to participate in overall station operations by assisting with data collection, plot care and maintenance, and sample processing. Grounds work can be done on a flexible schedule.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with farming practices and/or grounds keeping preferred.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Be meticulous, accurate and legible in record keeping.
  • Ability to operate vehicles with standard transmission.
  • Ability to operate zero turn mower.
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work with professional personnel.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
  • Valid driver’s license upon employment.
  • The nature of this job requires good motor skills and physical health. Work requires physical exertion to transport items weighing 50 lbs or more, unassisted, on a regular basis.
  • Complete safety trainings in a timely manner.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Resume

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:


Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


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