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Farm Attendant (Maricopa, AZ) (Seasonal/Multiple Positions)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Farm Attendant (Maricopa, AZ) (Seasonal/Multiple Positions)
Department Maricopa Agricultural Ctr-Res (2430)
Location Outside of Tucson
Position Summary

The Farm Attendant position will assist in the general functioning of the laboratory, greenhouse and various research projects. There are three positions available.

On-Call positions are scheduled to work on an intermittent basis and are sporadic in nature. The hours may fluctuate from minimal to 40 hours per week up to 19 weeks. Benefits will not apply to this position.

This position is located at the Maricopa Agricultural Center, 37860 W. Smith-Enke Rd, Maricopa, AZ 85238, which is approximately 90 miles from Tucson, AZ.

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Perform field sampling using a sweepnet, visual inspections and collecting plant tissue samples.
  • Inspect research samples.
  • Assemble bags for collection of field samples, including assigning numbers, weighing, carding and ginning.
  • Maintain laboratory, including cleanup, etc.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Possess effective communication skills.
Minimum Qualifications
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

No prior experience required. May require possession of a current Arizona Type D driver’s license, upon employment.

Preferred Qualifications
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Seasonal
Benefits Eligible No
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $8.03 - $10.03 Per Hour
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S21644
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Cody Jackson

Open Date 05/23/2016
Review Start Date 05/31/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Internal Postings
Diversity Statement

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  3. * Will you have possession of a current Arizona Type D driver's license upon employment?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents