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    Summary

    This position serves as the Farm Foreman at the Plant Materials Center (PMC). The Farm Foreman is responsible for management of field and facility operations and assists the PMC staff in collecting and documenting plant performance of conservation plants to support natural resource conservation programs. This position supports the PMC mission of providing plant related information to Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) field staff to support conservation planning for their clients.

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    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for establishing and maintaining research plots. Irrigates, fertilizes, and applies pesticides according to the study plan. Assists with monitoring plantings, harvesting plots, collecting data, and data entry.
    • Manages farm operations, including establishing and maintaining production and research plantings, managing field staff, and collecting study data.
    • Maintains equipment, facilities, and grounds.
    • Assists with Plant Materials Center (PMC) planning and management, and participates in technology transfer activities.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    8

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