Agriculture Industry Job Opportunities

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There are several job openings in the agriculture industry across the state.

The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences  is looking to fill the position of Research Technician in the Fruit and Vegetable Entomology Lab @ Ohio State University (Wooster, OH). This is a full-time (38 hr./wk., $13-14/hr.) position. Start date is May 2024; ending in summer/fall 2024. Individuals will assist on a broad selection of pest management projects including 1) vegetable pest management, 2) pollinator health, and 3) invasive species monitoring. Learn more at www.ashleybleach.com.

The Muskingum/Morgan County Farm Service Agency (FSA) located in Zanesville, Ohio is accepting applications for an Intermittent Program Technician position. The FSA is an exciting and rewarding place to start, build, and/or continue your career.  Be part of our team and help support the well-being of Ohio agriculture and the American public. FSA is seeking candidates with farming experience and/or knowledge to perform work in support of Ohio agriculture and farmers.  

This position offers benefits including: 

  • flexible work schedules.  No weekends, evenings or holidays worked  $15.74 to $19.77/hour, based upon education/experience  located in Zanesville, Ohio  limited to 1040 hours/year 

Basic requirements include general office clerical work, record keeping, computer skills, organizational skills and good public relations skills. 

On our team you will: 

  • Work directly with local farms and landowners  Be responsible for office activities and functions pertaining to FSA programs  Learn new computer applications and assistproducers 

Interested applicants may contact Christie Suchora at christie.suchora@usda.gov or the Muskingum/Morgan FSA office at 740-454-2824 to receive an application package.  Completed applications will be accepted until 4:30 pm, Thursday, February 1, 2024 in the Zanesville, Ohio office. USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. 

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