Field Assistant

Job Opening

Dickinson Research Extension Center
Field Assistant
2 Temporary Positions - 10 Weeks
Summer 2006

Location: Dickinson Research Extension Center, Dickinson, ND

Purpose: To provide assistance in implementing the extension agronomy program with special emphasis in pest management.  We are seeking candidates for this 40 hour/week, 10-week positions that will begin on or about May 22, 2006. 

Duties and Responsibilities: Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to cooperating and assisting in collecting data while assisting area extension agronomist in conducting demonstrations and field research in root disease, fungicide trials, and crop rotations.  Assignment may include work with horticulture too.  Responsibilities also include working within a team environment to promote positive, accurate workmanship and harmonious relations among fellow employees. Applicants must be willing to work five 8-hour days per week.

Educational Qualifications Desired: Preference given to individuals with one or more years of college.  High school and college students must be at least 17 years of age or older.

Competencies and Experience Desired: Communications skills, work accuracy and timeliness are essential.  Must be self-motivated, flexible, and able to work with limited supervision.  Require an individual who is capable of highly detailed work.  Computer skills are desirable.  Agricultural background helpful.  Valid driver's license required.

Salary:  $8.25/hr or compensation is commensurate with qualifications, plus per diem. 

Contact Person:

Roger O. Ashley
Area Extension Specialist/Cropping Systems
Dickinson Research Extension Center
1089 State Avenue
Dickinson, ND  58601-3627
Phone:  701-483-2349
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Review of applications will begin on April 4, 2006 and continue until the position is filled. 
North Dakota State University is an equal opportunity institution. 


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