College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Agricultural Technician Supervisor - Position Number: 103058

The University of Maryland  |  Laurel, MD  |  Posted: May 18 2015

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Position Number: 103058
Category Status: Nonexempt, Regular
Unit: AGNR-AES-CMREC-BARC (Beltsville Facility)

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

Provide assistance and support to the Facility Manager in the daily operations of research and outreach programs located at the Beltsville Facility.  Will work with Manager to coordinate activities for researchers and others performing research and extension activities at the facility.  Will organize and carry out field work; tilling, planting, fertilizing, spraying, harvesting for traditional and non-traditional agricultural crops and research plots.  Will also operate farm equipment, farm tractors (180 hsp & less), plows, disc, planters, combines and farm trucks requiring a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License.  Will assume responsibilities of Facility Manager when Manager is absent from the facility.



  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Six years of experience with agricultural research, two years of which must have been in a lead or supervisory capacity.

  • Valid Maryland Noncommercial Class C or equivalent driver’s license.

  • Must possess or obtain within 6 months of employment valid Maryland Class A Commercial Driver’s License.

  • Must possess or obtain within 18 months of employment Maryland Public Agency Applicator's Certificate.        


  • Additional related agricultural experience and formal education that has provided knowledge, skills and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.   


Salary & Benfit Information:

Salary will commensurate with experience, with base salary of $39,777 per year.

Application Instructions:

All Interested persons must submit their application via our website:

A copy of your resume which is optional can be submitted on line as well.  For more specific information please contact Kevin Conover, Facility Manager at 301-345-1225.  Applications will be accepted through May 29, 2015 or until a suitable candidate has been identified.

Position Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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