NDSU Temp-DREC Range Dept-Temporary Farming - Machinery

North Dakota State University   Dickinson, ND   Full-time     Farming / Fishing / Forestry
Posted on July 3, 2024
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This is a part-time or temporary non-benefited position.

Description & Details:

The NDSU Dickinson Research Extension Center (DREC) is seeking to hire a seasonal, temporary farming-machinery timeslip employee that will support and assist with ecological research in range ecosystems in the area of rangeland science management. This employee will work closely with the DREC range scientist and should be enthusiastic about natural resource conservation and management. General responsibilities will include assisting with vegetation and soil data collection which includes species composition, herbage production, plant density, soil moisture, soil nitrogen and carbon dioxide data. The employee will also be required to assist with the maintenance of research equipment and sites. Employee will be required to work in an outdoor environment under varying environmental conditions and occasionally travel to off station research locations. The approximate start/end date for this position would be May 16 through August 15 with the possibility of working fall hours.

This position is based in Dickinson, ND. Summer housing is available if needed.

Work Schedule:

The regular work schedule is Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 4:30pm and employee will be required to check in/out each day on the HRMS employee self-serve timeclock portal.

Advertised Pay:

Pay rate: $13.00 per hour, depending upon experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • At least 17 years of age
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Demonstrated computer skills and ability to work with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and also as a team member
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To Apply - Applications must include the following materials:
  • Current resume
  • Cover letter
Additional information on the NDSU Dickinson Research Extension Center can be found on our website at: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/DickinsonREC

Please include within application if you are currently or have in the past 12 months been employed with NDSU, the North Dakota University System or any other North Dakota State agency. If so, include which agency/department, as well as your how many hours you work a week and in the past 12 months.

About Us:

North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student focused, land-grant, research university. We educate leaders who solve national and global challenges by providing affordable access to an excellent education that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment.

NDSU is in the highest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, R1, granted to the top research institutions in the country.

NDSU has offices across the state of North Dakota, and the main campus is in Fargo, on the Minnesota border. Along with Moorhead, Minnesota, Fargo forms one of the largest metropolitan centers between Minneapolis and Seattle. The community is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live.

Employment Eligibility:

NDSU determines employment eligibility through the E-Verify system: What is E-Verify? New employees to NDSU must present specific identification to determine their employment eligibility no later than their first day of work. To view the identification required, please see the List of Acceptable Documents . You will be required to have one item from List A OR one item from List B and List C.

No Smoking Notice :

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Diversity Statement:

NDSU strives to be a community of belonging, recognizing unique differences as strengths of our university. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that supports a community in which diverse populations and perspectives will know and learn from one another. NDSU values candidates who are committed to our core values of respect, inclusivity, community, creativity, excellence, impact, innovation, integrity, resilience, responsiveness, and transformation. Successful candidates will be committed to and help advance our strategic goal to create and maintain an open and respectful environment to promote inclusivity and diversity as a cornerstone of education, research, and outreach.

Veteran's Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.

Reasonable Accommodation Information

North Dakota State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, please contact Human Resources at 701-231-8961 or ndsu.hr@ndsu.edu .