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Agricultural Technician

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Job Title Agricultural Technician

Jobid US24R4LR_BH1428617

Location: Holly Springs, Carteret, NC, USA

Description **_Agricultural Technician, Holly Springs, NC_**

Kelly Services is currently seeking an **_Agricultural Technician_** _for_ one of our top clients in Holly Springs, NC.

**Projected Duration** : 04/16/2018 to 10/19/2018

**Type** : Contract

**Pay Rate Range** : $20-22/hr


+ Working in plastic high tunnels and field crops commonly grown in North Carolina
+ Field evaluation of experimental compounds
+ Preparation and set up of experiments (including equipment, plants, and insects), evaluation of trials, and site maintenance
+ Work will be under the supervision of biologists and Farm Manager
+ Additional responsibilities will include: weighing chemicals, mixing solutions, making dilutions, applying pesticides, entering data into Excel accurately, and general housekeeping
+ Duties such as: hoeing, pruning, weeding, and harvesting would be required on a daily to weekly basis
+ Maintenance of facilities, equipment, and tools to ensure operational readiness, safety, and cleanliness is required; as well as conducting insect and plant disease/damage surveys
+ The ability to operate farm machinery (tractors and mowers) would be a plus
+ Occasional weekend work may be required

+ An Associates in applied biology / agricultural science; or B.A. or B.S. in biology / crop protection field is highly desirable.
+ Candidate must be willing and able to work with whole insects & plants, and chemicals of unknown toxicity.
+ Moderate physical stamina is required for working in agricultural field environment
+ Valid NC driver’s license
+ Confidence in working with a range of insect pests and plant species
+ Excellent communication skills.
+ Experience with email, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint are preferred. Knowledge of Google Calendars is a plus.

+ Operation knowledge of general farm equipment including: tractors, mowers and gators
+ Pesticide application experience
+ Valid applicator license through North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. **If you are interested in the position, please apply to this posting with an updated resume. Thank you for your time and I look forward to working with you.**

**Lauren Rogers, Kelly Services Scientific Recruiter**

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevantprojects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to helpadvance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the worlda better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connectwith us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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