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Part Time Farm/Field Worker

Company: Penn State University
Location: university park
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


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The College of Agricultural Sciences, Farm Services Department seeks to hire an individual to fill a part-time wage payroll position to work the Summer farming season.

Job responsibilities will include:

* Assist with everyday farming activities using various farming equipment such as tractors, manure spreaders, and mowers on University farms. * Assist with hay and straw harvest. * Assist with field harvest operations. * Assist with Snider Agricultural Arena maintenance and event staging requirements. * Assist with general maintenance of equipment and vehicles.

Perform clean-up duties in and around farm buildings and fields as needed. Tolerance to various environmental conditions is required. Applicants must have a valid driver`s license to include Commercial Driver`s License (CDL) Class B without Air Brake Restriction (L) endorsements upon hire.

Since this position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as part of your job duties, successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks and medical clearance.

Applications will be received on an ongoing basis and will be reviewed as the need arises. Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, (Mid May - Thanksgiving (up to 28 weeks). Some overtime and weekend work possible.


Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here.

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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University Park, PA

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