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Agriculture Aide II

Date Posted
10th January 2017
Reference
VAC-24691
Sector
Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing
Job Type
Temporary
Location
St. Thomas, USVI
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Agriculture Aide II to provide assistance with research activities and facilities maintenance for the Horticulture & Aquaculture Research Program of the Agricultural Experiment Station.

Job Description

Required Qualifications    

  • Knowledge of: Agricultural mechanics, animal husbandry, plumbing, carpentry, small engine mechanics, plant cultivation, irrigation 
  • Essential skills: Tractor operation, animal handling, small equipment operation, pesticide/herbicide application, basic math Abilities to: Work as part of a team or work independently, work with other programs, operate power equipment, follow directions and communicate in English

   

Physical demands: 

  • While performing duties of job, employee will be required to work outdoors in hot weather. 
  • This position requires the employee to be able to lift 50 lbs (feed sack) and carry it at least 25 yards. 


Work environment: 

  • The noise level in the work environment will probably be moderate. 
  • The work environment is a mix of outdoors and indoors.

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