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  • Ag Stewardship Summer Assistant

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    Ag Stewardship Summer Assistant

    Agricultural Stewardship Program Summer Assistant

Position Available

Seasonal Program Assistant

needed for Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Suffolk County Agricultural Stewardship

Program based at either the CCE main office (423 Griffing Ave, Riverhead) or

the Long Island Horticulture Research and Extension Center (3059 Sound Ave,

Riverhead). Starting date is May 2021

and ending date September 2021.

Applicant must be able to work between 8am-4:30pm

Monday thru Friday.

Job Title: Seasonal

Program Assistant

Salary: $15.00

per hour

Benefits: Medical

benefits only, if duration is over three months

Other: Position

is part-time, temporary employment

Job Responsibilities:

The

CCE Agricultural Stewardship Program focuses on the development, education, and

implementation of best management practices to minimize the impact of

agricultural inputs on surface water and groundwater. The seasonal program

assistant will provide general support for the CCE Agricultural Stewardship

Program by assisting with the maintenance and data collection for several

applied research and on-farm demonstration projects. Projects may include but

are not limited to scouting for insects and diseases in various agricultural

crops, planting, weeding, plot maintenance, checking of insect traps, and other

duties appropriate for field experiments.

Qualifications:

  • High

school diploma or equivalency and 6 months volunteer work experience.

  • Knowledge

of Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Must

be able to lift 50 lbs.

  • Must

be reliable and punctual.

  • Ability

to work physically outside, sometimes in inclement weather, performing various

farm and field activities.

  • Ability

to work flexible hours during work week; sometimes mornings and/or afternoons.

  • Ability

to understand and implement written and oral instruction.

  • Must

be able to perform duties in an efficient and timely manner.

  • Ability

to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Ability

to meet travel requirements associated with the position; valid NYS driver’s

license and personal vehicle for occasional on-the-job transportation, 3 years

driving experience and pass a motor vehicle screening.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current

enrollment in a college agricultural or science related field.

  • Familiarity

with agricultural research methods.

Closing Date:

Until position is filled

Download Temporary Application at www.ccesuffolk.org/employment-opportunities/

Send application, cover letter and resume to:

Contact: Deborah Aller

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County

Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension

Center

3059 Sound Avenue

Riverhead, NY 11901

da352@cornell.edu

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