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Agricultural Technician 1

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Position Information

Top Message Both current Ohio State employees and the general public may apply for this classified civil service position.
Message to Applicants
Number of Positions Available 1
University Title Agricultural Technician 1
Working Title Agricultural Technician 1
Department OARDC Feed Mill
Department Location Wooster
Requisition Number 433669
Summary of Duties

Provide research support to faculty, technicians and graduate students in preparing livestock research feeds; prepare feed premixes by weighing and mixing ingredients according to experimental protocols; follow Good Labor Practices procedures and keep detailed records for withdrawal of feed ingredients according to US Food and Drug Administration guidelines; assist in quantifying experimental diets; operate grain drying equipment and take grain samples of feed for laboratory analysis, operates computer controlled batching and processing system to move, mix and process feed batches, operates pellet processing mill, grinders, mixers to ensure feeds are prepared according to quality standards; feed bagging equipment; assist with unloading feed ingredients as they arrive at feed mill, and in loading completed feeds assigned to livestock locations; clean, maintain and repair feed mill conveying, mixing and processing equipment; prepare inventory and other reports for manager; follows safety program for feed mill operations; works adjusted schedule according to feed production schedule.

Additional Information for Applicants:

Position located in Wooster, Ohio.

Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

7th grade plus; three courses in agriculture (or three months of experience), 300 hours of training in operation of agricultural equipment (or three months of experience); driver’s license.

Desired Qualifications

Ability to calculate proportions of ingredients in feed rations; ability to lift 100 pounds, bend and kneel to clean feed equipment on a routine basis; ability to work on high structures to service and repair grain legs; familiar with desk top computer operation, email, web browser.

Target Salary $10.55 - $13.22 Hourly
Job Category Civil Service
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 11/11/2017
Posting End Date 12/03/2017
Dept Contact Name Scaife,Kenneth Lawrence
Dept Contact Phone 330/263-3762
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you related in any way to a faculty/staff member in the unit of the position for which you are applying?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What prompted you to apply for this position at The Ohio State University? Please select an answer below:
    • Referred by personal contact
    • Referred by OSU recruiter
    • Job/Career Fair
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Columbus Dispatch
    • Professional organization
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Local newspapers
    • Other
  3. * Do you have a 7th grade education or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Have you completed at least three courses in agriculture (or three months of experience)?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Have you completed at least 300 hours of training in operation of agricultural equipment (or three months of experience)?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have a valid driver’s license?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other