Ag Technician-Mechanic-Williston REC
North Dakota State University - Fargo, ND

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Position Description:
Successful applicant will assist in all aspects of Foundation Seed Increase Program including but not limited to: soil sampling, preparing seed bed; planting, tilling fallow; picking rocks; swathing; cleaning combine; hauling grain; cleaning storage bins, areas and machinery; fulfilling seed orders; operating and maintaining seed cleaning equipment; storing bagged seed; operating fork lift, tractors and other equipment; and assisting with off-station plots. Positions will also oversee shop area maintaining and repairing of all (dry land, irrigation, and plot) equipment at the Williston Research Extension Center.

Minimum Qualifications:
*High School Diploma/ GED
*Three years related work experience
*Experience with farm machinery maintenance and repair
*Experience with grain cleaning and equipment involved
*Experience operating fork lift, tractors, trucks, and other equipment
*Good written, interpersonal and oral communication skills
*Valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:
*Welding and fabrication experience
*Farming background with experience
*ND Pesticide Application Certification or willingness/ability to obtain
*CDL
*Experience transporting machinery

Screening Date:
03/13/2013

Open Until Filled:
No

Search Type:
Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Special Conditions:
Applicant must be willing to work in outdoor conditions in all seasons of weather. Hazardous working conditions will include working with pesticides.

No Smoking Notice:
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:
North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Veteran’s Preference Notice:
This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.

Location:
Williston, North Dakota

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