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Employment Type:
Part time
Posted:
8/6/2019
Job Category:
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry
Part-Time Farm/Field Worker
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PennState | University Park, PA
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Job Description

Campus/Location: Lake Erie Regional Grape Research and Extension Center, North East, PA Date Announced: 03/06/2018 Date Closing: open until filled Job Number: 77421 Work Unit: College of Agricultural Sciences (full time) Department: Lake Erie Regional Grape Research and Extension Center Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Description

The Lake Erie Regional Grape Research and Extension Center seeks to hire a part-time Farm/Field Worker. Duties to include: Summer pruning, thinning, tying, training, suckering and other vineyard maintenance. Assist in planting, removal, trellis construction and maintenance in vineyard. Assist in collecting soil and tissue samples in various vineyard plots. Assist in the repair of laboratory facilities including roads, land fencing, painting and small construction projects. Assist in maintaining shops, storage areas, orchard equipment, and general farm grounds in a clean and orderly condition. Assist with public field days, demonstrations and extension events. Perform a variety of duties in the greenhouse including soil/plant media preparations, sterilization, and pest control. Plant and maintain greenhouse plants. Assist in harvest operations. Perform other duties similar or related to type described above.