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29748232 Full Time 7:00am - 3:30pm $43,618 - $59,967Position Information
Regulate irrigation water applied to plots and orchards. Operate various gates and valves necessary to control rates of flow of irrigation water involving furrow, drip, mini-sprinkler, and surface sprinkler systems in accordance with specific schedules provided by the immediate supervisor. Clean drain stands and furrows, unplug sprinkler emitters, flush mini-sprinkler lateral pipelines, repair damaged sprinkler hoses, and clean reservoirs. Assist in the establishment of irrigation systems in new and established research plots, laying out and recovering surface pipe systems, and retracing irrigation furrows. The hiring range is between $43,618.32 - $51,114.24.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.Education Licenses License Requirement
Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Drivers License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. RequiredCertifications Certification Requirement
Holds a valid Qualified Applicator Certificate. Preferred Forklift certificate proven ability to successfully operate a forklift. PreferredExperience Experience Requirement
Minimum of 3-7 years of experience of agricultural irrigation systems. Required Experience in applying pesticides to small scale production plots. Preferred Demonstrated experience in operating tractors with attached or towed equipment and specialized equipment, self-propelled spray rigs, planters, bed shapers, cultivators, chemical incorporators, harvesters and combines. Preferred Demonstrated experience and ability to regulate water applied to plots and orchards. Operate various gates and valves necessary to control rates of flow of irrigation water involving furrow,drip,mini-sprinkler, and surface sprinkler systems in accordance with specific schedules provided. Clean drain stands and furrows, unplug sprinkler emitters, flush mini-sprinkler lateral lines, and clean reservoirs. RequiredSpecial Conditions Special Condition Requirement
Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles, if driving a university/personal vehicle for university related business. RequiredMinimum Requirements
Ability to pass a respirator fit test and ability to wear and use air purifying respirator during chemical applications when required by law. Ability to operate various trucks and small tractors. Ability to maintain operational records such as records for cultural care operations and materials applied to plots. Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and supervisors. Ability to read, write and speak English; perform basic arithmetic calculations.Preferred Qualifications Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
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UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
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