Agricultural Science Research Technician

U.S. Department of Agriculture   Bryan, TX   Full-time     Farming / Fishing / Forestry
Posted on November 3, 2021
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Agricultural Science Research Technician

The U.S. Department of Agriculture in Saint Croix, USVI has a permanent position opportunity for someone familiar with agricultural sciences.

Duties include:

•Lays out, plants, and harvests experimental plots in the field.

•Maintains experimental plots by controlling weeds, applying pesticides, irrigating, fertilizing, and performing other related tasks in the maintenance of field plantings.

•Establishes/maintains drip irrigation system.

•Participates in pollinating, bagging of panicles, harvesting, threshing, cleaning and drying seed for storage or shipment.

•Collects samples and recording plant and disease data in the field for evaluation.

•Operates small tractors, threshing machine, seed cleaner and other equipment related to the assignment.

•Salary range: $35,265.00 to $56,790.00 per year plus COLA. This is a competitive, permanent appointment and U.S. citizenship is required. A comprehensive benefits package is available. Must be registered with the Selective Service System if you are a male between age 18 and 25.

•The USDA is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.