Position InformationRecruitment/Posting Title Seasonal Agricultural Workers/Fruit IPM
Posting Number 23TM0122 Department SEBS - RCE-Pest Management Overview
The RCE Fruit IPM program is an educational/service program for commercial agriculture in New Jersey. Driven by environmental monitoring and field scouting, and relying on up-to-date research, the program strives to help growers produce high-quality fruit while minimizing inputs such as pesticides and fertilizers, and maximizing honey bee and pollinator health. The program seeks to optimize the use of reduced risk strategies, computerized phenology models of insects and diseases, mating disruption and other biological intensive management practices, and GIS technologies. The program works cooperatively with researchers, demonstrates new technologies, and measures the impact of reduced-risk IPM practices. The work is used to manage over $180 million of crop value, reduce the environmental impact of traditional agricultural systems, and minimize non-point source pollution.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Seasonal Agricultural Worker for the RCE Fruit IPM program. Under the guidance and direction of the Sr. Program Coordinator of the Fruit IPM program at the Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center off-campus farm, this position performs assistance to the IPM Program with field and laboratory work.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week 40 or Less Daily Work Shift Day Work Arrangement
This position requires a fully on-site work arrangement.
FLSA Nonexempt Position Salary $15.00 - $21.00 per hour Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff Appointment - Hourly
Minimum Education and Experience
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment
Posting DetailsPosting Open Date 02/24/2023
Posting Close Date 08/24/2023 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick Home Location Campus Rutgers University - New Brunswick City New Brunswick State NJ Location Details
Various locations in NJ
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre- employment screenings.
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