Agricultural Technician

Mandan, ND
08/03/2022
Mandan, ND
30.00 
30.00 
Agricultural Technician
ID:ARS-PA-013Location:MandanProgram:ARS
Wage/Hr:$30.00Hours/Week:20Minimum Age:55

NEW Solutions is proud to connect professionals, age 55+, with part-time and full-time opportunities throughout the country by providing skilled and experienced workers to government agencies.

Qualifications:

Minimum of 10 year(s) of experience in agricultural crop management and agricultural research data collection. OR BA/BS Degree in Agriculture, Agronomy, Crop Science, Soil Science

  • UAS pilot license, ability operate farm machinery, experience with databases.
  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access
Duties:

Support agricultural field research by maintaining research fields and assisting with field data collection and data management NEW Solutions is proud to connect professionals, age 55+, with part-time and full-time opportunities throughout the country by providing skilled and experienced workers to government agencies.

  • Maintain research fields including operating large farm equipment (such as tractors, combines, planters, grain drills) and assisting with sample collection.   50%
  • Operate Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and collect remote sensing imagery.   30%
  • Assist with field research database management including assisting with database design modifications, data entry, and data quality control   20%

Other:
  • Training provided as needed.
  • Health and Safety Considerations: Safety training for operating field equipment will be provided by safety staff on-site.

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