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Temporary Research Technician
North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina
 
 
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Date Posted 07/01/2022
Category
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Salary $17/hr -  
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Posting Number

PG192794TM

Position Number

11ASO1991

Position Type

Temporary

Essential Job Duties

The position is located at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center in Mills River, NC, near Asheville. This position will support research in the area of fruit physiology (apple and blackberry).  Job duties include: maintenance of field plots, set-up of field experiments, data collection, data entry, travel to commercial orchards, organization/preparation for harvest, fruit harvest and grading, fruit quality assessments, laboratory work, etc.  Pesticide applications may be necessary.  Outdoor activities often involve manual labor and can be strenuous. When required, field activities will be conducted in inclement weather. This is a temporary position starting in August 2022.

Working Schedule:
Monday through Friday; 8am-5pm. When needed pre-8am start time and post-5pm ending time required. Weekend work may be required occasionally. 

Is Time Limited

No

Job City & State

Mills River, NC

Department

Horticultural Science

Classification Title

Temporary-Technical/Paraprofessional

Working Title

Temporary Research Technician

Work Schedule

40/hrs per week

Other Work/Responsibilities

  • n/a

Minimum Experience/Education

  • High School Diploma with some experience in agriculture 

Department Required Skills

  • Able to conduct physical activities outdoors 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks and work well with others
  • Must be reliable and prompt

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

  • Recent graduate of agricultural, biological, environmental, or horticultural science.

Required License or Certification

  • Valid Driver’s License

Valid NC Driver's License required?

Yes

Commercial Driver's License Required?

No

Anticipated Hiring Range

$17/hr

Job Open Date

06/30/2022

Quick Link

https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/166071

AA/EEO

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or workatncstate@ncsu.edu. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
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