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Agricultural Tech I Research

Apply now Department: 3670010240 SE Research Ext Center Parsons
Job no: 517738
Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Parsons, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Agriculture, Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades, Crop Production, Agronomy
Pay Grade: 03B

About This Role:

The Southeast Research & Extension Office is searching for an Agricultural Technician I to join us in Parsons, KS. The SE Research & Extension Center provides areas for research and extension activities. This position is an integral part of the farm team and as such is responsible for carrying out many of the day to day activities including but not limited to: operating equipment to till, plant, fertilize, apply pesticides and harvest; interacting with faculty, research staff, graduate students and undergraduate students to facilitate their research activities; and maintaining farm facilities and equipment.
Why Join Us:  Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • None

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience in crop production, record keeping, soil and plant sampling
  • Knowledge of herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides for crop production
  • Knowledge of farm machinery maintenance and repair
  • Associate’s degree

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
  • Must obtain commercial driver’s license and pesticide applicator’s license (1A & Category 10) within 6 months of hire.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Application
  2. Resume
  3. Cover Letter

Screening of Applications Begins:


Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$15.00 - $22.26 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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