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AGRICULTURAL TECHNICIAN - SEASONAL (Extra-Help)
at Fresno County
|Job Title:||AGRICULTURAL TECHNICIAN - SEASONAL (Extra-Help)|
|Opening Date/Time:||Wed. 03/20/19 12:00 AM Pacific Time|
APPLY IMMEDIATELY AS THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME
The Department of Agriculture is currently offering excellent employment opportunities for individuals interested in contributing their talents to Fresno County's agriculture industry for the position of Agricultural Technician - Seasonal (Extra-Help).
Agricultural Technicians play a key role in Fresno County's agriculture industry by performing standardization and other inspections on seasonal agricultural commodities in order to protect the consumer, the environment, and the industry. If you are a dynamic, motivated individual interested in a rewarding opportunity to provide an invaluable service to the community and economy, the Department of Agriculture invites you to apply!
Note: Temporary (extra-help) employees are paid an hourly rate for actual hours worked, are not entitled to benefits, do no obtain permanent status and serve at the will of the department head.
Positions in this classification are in Medical Group III - Heavy Physical Activity (Personnel Rule 8). This group includes positions which require heavy physical effort using arms, legs, back and trunk in frequent lifting, pushing, or pulling objects weighing (or offering resistance equivalent to) over 25 pounds. Generally, considerable bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, as well as standing and walking are involved. Physical stamina is usually required and explosive strength using bursts of energy may be required, depending upon specific position assignments.
Eligible candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
|Samples of Duties:|
The information listed below is meant to serve as samples of job duties and responsibilities for positions in this extra-help classification. This list is neither inclusive nor exclusive, but indicative of several types of duties performed. Consequently, this information does not reflect Essential Functions for any given position in this classification.
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Applicants must qualify under one (1) of the options listed below:
Education: Completion of twelve (12) semester units of coursework in agricultural, life, or physical sciences that is acceptable within the United States' accredited college or university system.
Experience: One (1) year of full-time, paid work experience in agriculture or farming.
In addition to the options listed above, the following is required:
License: Must obtain one (1) valid Seasonal Agricultural Inspector license, issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture, necessary to inspect a specific seasonal agricultural commodity in Fresno County, as determined by the Department of Agriculture, within two (2) weeks from the date of hire.
License: Possession of a valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent.
TO PREVENT THE DISQUALIFICATION OF YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE NOTE:
Successful candidates will be placed on an employment list effective for a minimum of 3 months (and may be extended up to an additional 12 months) and certified in final rank order as vacancies occur.
Please note: All required application material must be received (on-line via our Website or in person) by the filing deadline. Emailed and faxed application materials will not be accepted. Postmarks will not be accepted. Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of an application.
HOW TO APPLY:
Open Job Information Flyer and click "Apply" to begin online application process. Failure to complete the job application or failure to follow the application instructions may result in the disqualification of the applicant. Amendments will not be accepted after the filing deadline.
By mail or in office:
Fresno County Human Resources
Fresno County Plaza
2220 Tulare St., 14th Floor
Fresno, CA 93721
Office hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM, excluding holidays
Once the filing deadline has passed, you may check the status of the recruitment at any time by logging on to https://www.governmentjobs.com/Applications/Index/fresnoca
Please be advised that it is the applicant's responsibility to notify Fresno County Human Resources of any mailing address and telephone number changes. Notices sent via U.S. Mail from Human Resources are not forwarded ("Return Service" is requested, therefore mail will not be sent to a forwarding address).
The County of Fresno is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Fresno County to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factor.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS - The County of Fresno is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, examination or selection process may contact Human Resources at (559) 600-1830 at least 5 days prior to the scheduled date or deadline.
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Analyst: Salvador Espino