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Soil Sampler – Term
Location: Ames, IA
Number of positions: 2
- F/T Term with the possibility of extension
- Available for up to 40+ hours/wk
- Available to work weekdays and weekends
Reporting to the Hub Operations Manager, the Seasonal Soil Sampler collects soil samples according to established methods and techniques using vehicles and quads with GPS equipment and soil sampling probes. They are responsible for ensuring quality control of samples and accurate recording of information.
Duties may include the following:
- Travel to assigned rural locations to take core soil samples from grower’s fields;
- Record sample data accurately;
- Meet with supervisor regularly to discuss field conditions;
- Database administration and upkeep;
- Safe operation of motorized vehicles;
- Those services reasonably related the performance of the foregoing duties;
- Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
- Valid driver’s license for designated state of employment;
- Some agricultural experience would be an asset;
- Ability to carry up to 20 kg;
- Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
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