Utah State University

Seasonal Farm Worker

City Cache County
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/28/2024 4:47 PM)
Requisition ID
2024-7688
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT
Category (Portal Searching)
Other
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Non-Benefited
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
29 Per week
College
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Department
Applied Economics
Advertised Salary
$15.00 per hour
Telework Eligible
No

Overview

We are seeking a skilled worker to join our team for various farm operations. Responsibilities include routine maintenance, planting, tillage, haying, silage chopping, mowing, irrigating, and maintaining irrigation equipment. Ideal candidates will possess experience in irrigation systems, heavy equipment operation, farm machinery operation, and hold a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Basic computer proficiency is required.

Position Details:

  • Duration: Hourly position from May 1st to October.
  • Availability: Flexibility required for days, evenings, and weekends as per operational needs.
  • Physical Requirements: The job involves bending, lifting heavy objects, and prolonged standing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in farm operations.
  • Proficiency in operating heavy machinery.
  • Familiarity with irrigation systems.
  • Basic computer skills.

Estimated Start Date: May 1, 2024.

 

Join us in our commitment to excellence in farming operations. If you have the skills and dedication, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Responsibilities

  • Proficiency in a variety of farm operations, including routine maintenance, planting, tillage, haying, silage chopping, mowing, and irrigation system management.
  • Experience in operating and maintaining irrigation systems, heavy equipment, farm machinery, and holding a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) for heavy truck operation.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2 years of experience in agriculture work.
  • 2 years of experience operating construction and/or farm equipment.
  • Ability to perform routine maintenance on trucks, tractors, implements, and other equipment.
  • Willingness to work a versatile schedule, primarily during, but not limited to, normal business hours.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with driving experience.
  • GPS Auto Guidance Experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Self-motivated individual capable of working independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform hard work and handle physically demanding tasks.
  • Comfortable working in various conditions and environments, including dirty or adverse weather conditions.
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with managers, researchers, and professors, adapting to different ideas and personalities.
 

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV” 
  2. List of three references 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$15.00 per hour

ADA

This position requires moderate physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including moderate lifting (up to 50 pounds), walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, and squatting.  This position requires nearly continuous standing, repetitive hand motions, and reaching overhead.  Employees may be exposed to unusual elements including extreme temperatures, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students locations throughout the state, including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.

 

Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of inclusive excellence where all perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named Utah State the best employer in Utah in 2023. Learn more about USU. 

 

The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 

 

About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 

 

*updated 04/2024

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

*updated 09/2023

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