Farm Outreach Worker - Extension (St. Charles or Lincoln County)
Date: 2009-08-17, 1:55PM CDT
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WORK FROM HOME!
The Innovative Small Farmers’ Outreach Program (ISFOP) at Lincoln University is seeking for one Farm Outreach Worker (FOW). The FOW must presently reside either in St. Charles or Lincoln County because the selected candidate must work out of his/her own home.
The job responsibilities include, but not limited to, assisting area small farmers and ranchers to set goals, and guiding them to achieve these goals; disseminating information on whole farm planning, best management practices, and basically all aspects of production agriculture. The FOW should develop positive working relationships with local officials, community leaders, University of Missouri Extension Regional Specialists, federal and state agency personnel serving the counties; participate in in-service training programs and other activities as directed by the Program Supervisor.
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, a completed Lincoln University Application for Employment Form downloadable at http://www.lincolnu.edu/files/LUEmploymentapp.pdf, current resume, copy of High School diploma, and three current letters of reference by the posted deadline to Human Resource Services, P.O. Box 29, Lincoln University, and Jefferson City, MO 65102-0029.
A High School diploma and a minimum of two years of farm or agriculture related work experience is required. In addition, the recruits should possess good communication and people skills, and must be able to work with socially and economically disadvantaged clientele. The applicant should possess a valid driver’s license, an insured dependable vehicle, and is willing to maintain flexible work hours. Knowledge of computer is essential, and some Spanish language skill is desirable.
* Location: St. Charles or Lincoln County
* Compensation: $27,500 salary + benefits and state retirement
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