MANAGER, FARMERS PEST MANAGEMENT SERVICES COOPERATIVE, INC.,
EDENTON, NC 27932. Deadline for applications: May 31, 1996.
Starting salary: $22,000-$23,000 depending on qualifications. Benefits
include health insurance, mileage allowance, and profit sharing plan.
Job description: Management of a cooperative providing pest management
services to members in six counties in northeastern North Carolina
including sales and marketing of services; financial planning and
budgeting; supervision, coordination, and training of contract labor
(crop scouts); responding to customer problems and concerns; making pest
management recommendations based on scouting reports and discussing
treatment options; making fertilizer recommendations based on soil test
reports. Manager will be working with farmers, an eleven member board of
directors, North Carolina State University Extension specialists and
county agents; assisting with contract research projects. Crops scouted
by the cooperative include potatoes, corn, small grains, cotton, peanuts,
and soybeans. Qualifications: 4 year degree in an agriculture related
field, ability to obtain a NC consultants license within 2 years,
understanding of integrated pest management principles and practices,
good oral and written communication skills, and access to a private
vehicle. Send resume with 3 references, a cover letter, and copies of
college transcripts to: James Lee, Farmers Pest Management Cooperative,
P.O. Box 1030, Edenton, NC 27932. Phone: 919-482-8431.
Fax: 919-482-4925. Internet: email@example.com