FARM MANAGER ASSISTANT
The MSU Central Agricultural Research Center (CARC) is presently searching for a farm manager assistant. Primary position duties involve the application of fertilizer and pesticides along with the planting and harvesting of field crops, under the direction of the farm manager. Secondary duties involve general maintenance of equipment and facilities with some directed equipment repair, along with grounds upkeep that includes grass mowing and shrub/tree trimming and clean up. This position requires experience operating tractors, planting equipment, sprayers, combines and other common farm equipment. Must have or be able to obtain a government pesticide applicator's license for Demonstration & Research Pest Control within 14 days of hire or employment will be terminated. Costs associated with taking the test will be covered by the center, and time to study for the test (20 hours) while employed at the center will be provided. The work week will be 32 hours (Monday-Thursday) and will extend from April 9 through August 31, 2018. Starting pay will be $15.50/hr. Those interested in the position must complete and return an application that can be accessed HERE or picked up at the CARC headquarters just west of Moccasin. Screening of applications will begin on March 26th and continue until a suitable applicant is found. Please contact Darryl Grove, the CARC farm manager (406.423.5421 or cell at 406.697.7947; firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information.
SUMMER 2018 INTERNSHIPS
Paid internships are available at the Central Agricultural Research Center in Moccasin, MT. Each intern will serve eight weeks or more during the summer semester. Tuition credits will not be covered but can be discussed with Internship leader. On-site housing is available. Interns will assist with various research projects, farm and ranch related tasks, data analysis and more. This will be a great item for your resume! For more information, click this link.
SUMMER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
High School and College Student Assistant at the Central Agricultural Research Center
The Montana State University, Central Agricultural Research Center (CARC) is accepting applications for 2018 positions for motivated high school or college students. While it looks like all summer openings have been filled, that could change, so anyone interested in being considered for employment should still apply. Tasks assigned will be varied but will include field research activities, general farm production, and grounds maintenance.
It is not necessary to be from a farm or have any previous farm experience, nor to be majoring in the agricultural sciences or an allied field, to be considered for employment though those will be helpful. However, a good work ethic, ability to follow directions, and an ability to work well and interact with others is essential.
A wage of $11.25/hr will be paid if a high-school student and $12.25/hr if a college student; returning workers are paid more. The work week will be 8 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday through Thursday, and 8 AM to 12:30 PM on Friday, with a half-hour break for lunch each day. Two paid, 15-minute breaks are provided each work day. Successful applicants need to have their own transportation (and valid driver's license) to and from CARC. All interested applicants must complete an application that can either be picked up at the center or found HERE. Starting and ending dates are negotiable but will occur between May 1-30 and August 1-31, respectively.
Completed applications should be returned electronically to Lorrie Linhart at email@example.com, delivered by mail to Lorrie Linhart, 52583 US Hwy 87, Moccasin, MT 59462, or delivered to her at CARC. Further questions can be directed to Dr. Patrick Carr at 406.423.5421 ext. 113, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.