Goverment Jobs
Published
May 15, 2019
Location
Longmont, Colorado

Description

<div id="job-source-10" class="job-source-10"> <div id="details-info" class="tab-pane active"> <dl><dt>Description</dt> <dd><p/><div style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://secure.neogov.com/images/AgencyImages/jobposting/1462/jobpostings/image/20181210_124125(1).jpg" style="height: 276.0px;width: 350.0px;"/></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br/>Are you interested in local food and agriculture? Boulder County Parks and Open Spaces Agriculture Division is seeking a <strong>Seasonal Agriculture Resources Technician</strong>. The position is 40 hours/week and will start in June. Starting and ending dates are flexible.<br/><br/>This a multi-faceted postion with three main duties. The first is to help with the Agricultural Resources Youth Corps Team. The second is to assist the Ag Resources Division with projects on Ag properties, the would consist of irrigation imporvemnt and fencing projects. The third would be to assist the Ag Resources Division with a variety of outreach efforts, both publicly and internally with our county agricultural tenants.<br/><br/>This position will work with Ag Resources and Youth Corps Staff to help coordinate a team of five Youth Corps members, ages 14-18 on a variety agricultural-related projects. Youth Corps Projects could include construction and maintenance of barbed wire fence, livestock handling and watering facilities, ditch cleaning, trash removal, crop gleaning, weed removal and others. This position will also support the Ag Resources Division in other activitiesoutside the six-week Youth Corps season.<br/><br/>This is a <strong>full-time, seasonal non-benefited </strong>position with Boulder County. The Specialist works a <strong>4-5-9 schedule</strong>, with every other Friday off. The position is expected to last <strong>15 weeks</strong>. Work is based in <strong>Longmont, CO</strong>.<br/><br/><strong>Hiring wage: </strong>$15.75<br/></div></dd> <dt>Examples of Duties</dt> <dd><p></p><ol><li>Crop type field Monitoring and data entry into GIS</li><li>Assistance with data entry for Integrated Pest Management program</li><li>Occasional assistance with volunteer projects and Youth corps</li><li>Assistance with education and outreach events</li><li>Assistance with irrigation and fencing field projects</li><li>Other office and field duties, as assigned</li></ol></dd> <dt>Required Qualifications</dt> <dd><p><br/><strong>PLEASE NOTE</strong>: When submitting your application be sure to include all relevant education and experience, as applications are screened based on the qualifications listed in this position announcement. Applications that do not appear to meet minimum qualifications, as outlined below, will not be considered. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completed applications.<br/><br/><strong>EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:</strong><br/>Boulder County is looking for well-qualified candidates to fill our positions. Any combination of relevant education and experience is encouraged. In this position, we are looking for<strong>2 years</strong>of combined education and experience.This can include college coursework in agriculture, natural resources, environmental studies, or related field. Relevant experience includes work on farms, ranches, or related experiences.<br/><br/><strong>BACKGROUND CHECK:</strong></p><ul><li>A job offer is contingent on passing a criminal background investigation</li></ul>?<br/><strong>DRIVER'S LICENSE:</strong><ul><li>Employee must have a valid driver's license, current automobile insurance, and a good driving record</li></ul><p><strong>PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL: </strong></p><ul><li>Applicants must take and pass a pre-employment physical</li></ul><br/><strong>DRUG TEST:</strong><ul><li>Applicants will be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test</li></ul></dd> <dt>Supplemental Information</dt> <dd><p/><div style="text-align: justify;"><br/><strong>PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:</strong><br/>Frequently lifts up to 30 lbs. and carries up to 50 feet; occasionally lifts up to 30 lbs. from floor to knuckle; frequently lifts up to 20 lbs. from shoulder to overhead; occasionally pushes and pulls items weighing up to 50 lbs.; occasionally performs bi-lateral lift of 30 lbs. and carries up to 50 ft.; frequently lifts up to 35 lbs. from waist level and lowers to floor. Frequently bends at waist, squats, kneels, shovels, and rakes. Occasionally climbs ladder; must be able to stand and balance on ladder; occasionally walks over uneven terrain.<br/><br/><br/><em>Boulder County is a family-friendly workplace dedicated to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and respectful environment for all employees. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.</em><br/></div><div style="text-align: center;"><em><img alt="Accounts Payable Clerk II description image" src="https://secure.neogov.com/images/AgencyImages/jobposting/1462/jobpostings/image/Boulder%20County%20Logo%201.jpg" style="height: 75.0px;width: 75.0px;"/></em><br/></div></dd> </dl></div> <div id="details-benefits" class="tab-pane"> <dl><dd><p>Along with offering competitive pay and a caring work environment, Boulder County offers hourly employees the following benefits:<br/></p><ul><li>peace of mind for the future with PERA pension, PERA 401k, and Social Security retirement plans;</li><li>ways to get around town with discounts on the RTD Eco Pass;</li><li>the opportunity to take charge of your well-being through a nationally-recognized wellness program.</li></ul></dd> </dl></div> <div id="details-questions" class="tab-pane"> <dl><dd> <div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">01</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>What is your highest level of education attained?</span> <ul/></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">02</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>How many years of experience do you have in agriculture, natural resources, environmental studies, or a related field?</span> <ul/></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">03</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>Do you have a valid driver's license (required)?</span> <ul><li>Yes</li> <li>No</li> </ul></div></div> <p> <span class="required">*</span> Required Question </p> </dd> </dl></div><div><div style="text-align:center"><span><br><a href="https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/2445878-0" target="_blank">Apply for Job Now</a></span></div></div></div>
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