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Shone Farm Compost Technician at Santa Rosa Junior College Shone Farm - 11128

Job Title: 
Shone Farm Compost Technician
Santa Rosa Junior College Shone Farm
7450 Steve Olson Ln
95436 Forestville , CA
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Part-Time
Job Description: 

The Composting Technician performs daily management of the materials and production activities at the composting site; coordinates record keeping at the composting site; works directly with student employees; and provides assistance to faculty and students. This position is currently grant funded for at least 18 months.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

- Construction and maintenance of compost piles.
- Receipt and management of composting materials.
- Operation of farm equipment used in composting, including tractors and wood chipper.
- Provide direct support for class activities with the SRJC Agriculture Department at the composting site, including set up of materials and maintenance of projects.
- Documentation of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and record keeping associated with composting site and materials.
- Construction of aerated static pile equipment at site.
- Provides leadership to student employees assigned to work at the compost site.
- Assists with forest management activities related to compost project.

Education & Experience: 

- Experience and training with operating tractors, farm equipment, and power tools safely and effectively.
- Experience and training with on farm composting and irrigation.
- Ability to follow and understand oral and written instructions;
- Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships;
- Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse population.

*SRJC graduates preferred

Application Instructions: 

Submit a resume and cover letter describing your interest in position and availability to Josh Beniston at jbeniston@santarosa.edu and Connor Murphy cmurphy2@santarosa.edu

For questions please contact Connor Murphy cmurphy2@santarosa.edu

Review of applications will be ongoing. We expect to move forward with hiring by early January.

Job Categories: 
Education
Farming/Agriculture