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Nursery Inspector

posted January 31, 2018
apply by November 1, 2018

Description

Seasonal Technical Support Intern--Nursery Inspection, Organic Certification, Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey

This position in the Plant Industry Section of the RIDEM Division of Agriculture includes conducting inspection of nursery stock to determine presence of plant pests for certification of nurseries, as well as assisting the organic certification program which certifies organic crops and livestock producers, and surveying and inspecting for detection of exotic, invasive agricultural pests, and other related duties.

Minimum Qualifications

This position requests a college degree or current enrollment in a college program that includes natural sciences such as horticulture, botany, entomology, soil and crop science, biology, environmental science or equivalent/related experience.

Ability to withstand long days working in the field, often in varying weather conditions

A valid driver's license

Computer experience in MSOffice, spreadsheets

A positive attitude and ability to work in a team environment

The position requests a commitment of a 35-hour work week from May through the summer, with some flexibility with scheduled work hours and start/end dates.

Wages, Salary and Benefits

Salary 12.25 12.75 per hour.

No benefits are applicable to this position.

Application Requirements

To apply for this position, create a profile and submit an application online for Seasonal Technical Support Intern, Job No. 04675, on the Seasonal and Internships page of www.Apply.RI.gov

Instructions are available in the attached guidance sheet and at www.hr.ri.gov/documents/Apply%20RI%20Guidance%20Sheet.pdf

Upon completing the online application process, please notify Matt Green, Nursery Program Supervisor, at matt.green@dem.ri.gov

More information about the RIDEM Division of Agriculture Nursery Program is at www.dem.ri.gov/programs/agriculture/nursery.php

Contact

Matt Green, matt.green@dem.ri.gov or 401-222-2781 ext. 4516