Following is an exciting job opportunity at The Center for Environmental
Farming Systems (CEFS) in North Carolina.
The Center for Environmental Farming Systems is dedicated to developing
agricultural systems that are environmentally, economically, and socially
sustainable. Established in 1994 at the North Carolina Department of
Agriculture Cherry Farm near Goldsboro, the Center has over 2,000 acres.
This unique Center is a partnership among North Carolina State University,
North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University, North Carolina
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, non-governmental
organizations, and other state and federal agencies, farmers and citizens.
The CEFS mission is to provide a site for long-term, large-scale
interdisciplinary research, extension education, and undergraduate/graduate
training and experiential learning opportunities in sustainable farming
Please note the closing date of June 23.
Contact Person: Rosilyn M. McNair, Recruiting Specialist, EEO Officer
Personnel Services Division,
P.O. Box 27647 Raleigh, NC 27611
Located at: Room 302, Agriculture Building, 2 W. Edenton Street
Telephone: (919) 733-2243 Fax: (919) 715-4295
The North Carolina Department of Agriculture is an Equal Employment
Opportunity Employer and
provides an alcohol and drug free workplace.
Positions are posted for a minimum of seven (7) workdays. Each position
includes a closing date for accepting applications for employment.
Applications received after the closing date will be considered only if the
position is re-posted. All closing dates for positions will be honored.
Salary ranges reflect the minimum and maximum rates for the job class.
Hiring ranges reflect the maximum salary that will be paid for a position.
Salaries are based on the selected applicant's relevant experience and
training, labor market considerations, the need to maintain internal salary
equity, available funding and other applicable policies.
State employment applications (PD-107) may be submitted to the above-listed
mailing address or fax number and must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the
closing date. Consideration will be given to applicants who possess an
equivalent combination of related training and work experience commensurate
with the minimum job requirements.
The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services uses the Merit-Based
Recruitment and Selection Plan to Fill Positions Subject to the State
Personnel Act with Highly Qualified Individuals.
JUNE 15, 1999
JOB TITLE: AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SUPERINTENDENT I
VAC #: 33201
SALARY GRADE/RANGE: 70 $28,895 - $47,639
HIRING RANGE: $28,895 - $43,407
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: PERM FULL-TIME
DIVISION: RESEARCH STATION/STATE FARMS
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
THIS IS AN ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPERVISORY POSITION RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING
MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP AT THE CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL FARMING SYSTEMS, A
LARGE AND COMPLEX AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH, DEMONSTRATION, AND TEACHING
FACILITY. THE FACILITY HAS A LARGE DAIRY, BEEF, AND SWINE OPERATION, AS
WELL AS SUSTAINABLE, ORGANIC, CONVENTIONAL AND NO-TILL CROPS OPERATION.
INVOLVES SEVERAL DIFFERENT ASPECTS OF MANAGEMENT, TO INCLUDE THE
DEVELOPMENT, COORDINATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF RESEARCH PROJECTS, AS WELL
AS COLLABORATION BETWEEN ADVISORY GROUPS; RESEARCH PROGRAM MANAGEMENT;
FISCAL BUDGET EXECUTION; PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT; PUBLIC RELATIONS; SAFETY AND
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
ABILITY TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH
EMPLOYEES AND OTHERS, INCLUDING FARMERS AND GROWER ORGANIZATIONS; ABILITY
TO DEVELOP PLANS FOR A LONG-RANGE AGRICULTURAL PROGRAM; ABILITY TO
COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY IN BOTH ORAL AND WRITTEN FORM. MUST POSSESS A VALID
N.C. DRIVER'S LICENSE. MUST BE WILLING AND ABLE TO OBTAIN WASTE MANAGEMENT
CERTIFICATION AND A PUBLIC PESTICIDE OPERATOR'S LICENSE.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
GRADUATION FROM A FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WITH A MAJOR IN ANIMAL
SCIENCE, CROP SCIENCE, HORTICULTURE SCIENCE, OR A RELATED CURRICULUM AND
THREE YEARS PROGRESSIVE EXPERIENCE IN GENERAL
AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT, AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH OR AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION; OR
AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE.
CLOSING DATE: 06/23/99
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