Position: Agriculture Program Assistant

Location: S/M Community

Salary: $14.00/hr (20 hrs wk) Mid May thru Mid October 2020

Posting Date: 6-10-20


Closing Date: 6-17-20

Every employee of Stockbridge Munsee Community is expected to present themselves in a professional manner to customers as well as other departments. Stockbridge Munsee Community strives to provide a provide a positive team environment where everyone contributes.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The Agriculture Program Assistant will assist with the implementation of the Native American Agriculture Fund grant. The Program Assistant will assist with the planting, growing and harvesting of vegetable crops during the 2020 summer growing season and oversee the Wash and Pack facility. The program assistant will be responsible for documenting project findings and coordinate programs in the Wash and Pack Facility.

STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS

All employees of Stockbridge Munsee Community must meet the following qualification:

  1. Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug and health screening.
  2. Must be at least 18 years of age, unless otherwise stated on job description
  3. Must maintain an acceptable departmental attendance record
  4. Must be able to work weekends, nights and holidays.

DUTIES

  1. Assist the Agriculture Agent in proper growing and maintenance of a vegetable garden space used for educational purposes.
  2. Oversee the management of the Wash and Pack facility, including maintaining washing and sanitation logs.
  3. Develop educational materials based on project objectives.
  4. Participate in Field Day demonstrations.
  5. Fulfill other duties as assigned to complete the Native American Agriculture Fund grant.
  6. Must maintain an acceptable departmental attendance record.
  7. Must be reliable and prompt when reporting to work.
  8. Required to attend job related, in-service, meetings, and training to maintain professional and technical knowledge.
  9. Must adhere to tribal law and other applicable laws as well as tribal personnel policies and procedures, and land use codes.
  10. May be required to satisfactorily complete an exam or other testing requirement(s) to determine skill proficiency.
  11. The above duties and responsibilities are not an all-inclusive list but rather a general representation of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position.  The duties and responsibilities will be subject to change based on organizational needs and/or deemed necessary by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Must have demonstrated an interest through past job experience or school experience in agriculture, horticulture, sustainable development or a related field
  2. Experience with record keeping and using Microsoft Excel preferred.
  3. Experience with basic gardening practices is preferred.
  4. Must have excellent communication and leadership skills.
  5. Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and insurance are required.  Must obtain a Wisconsin driver’s license within 30 days of employment if applicant has an out-of-state driver’s license.  Must meet and maintain the eligibility to operate a personal or tribal vehicle under the driver acceptability guidelines as established by Mohican Nation Insurance
  6. Must pass pre-employment drug and health screening.  Must adhere to the Tribe’s Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy during the course of employment.
  7. Must be eligible for coverage under the employer’s liability insurance.
  8. Must have demonstrated ability to maintain satisfactory working record in any prior or current employment.
  9. Must abide by departmental and organizational safety, testing, and uniform guidelines.
  10. Must be able to meet physical requirements of position.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

  1. This position requires a lot of sitting with occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, and lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds during summer heat.
  2. Work one-two evenings/month may be required.
  3. Work environment requires excellent personal hygiene due to working in close proximity to others and in an enclosed area.
  4. A Tuberculosis (TB) Screening and/or TB Skin Test may be required.

How To Apply

Download and Fill Out Application 

Print Job Description 

Mail or Fax Application to:

Stockbridge-Munsee Human Resources
P.O. Box 70 Bowler, WI 54416 or (715) 793-4380

WE ARE A DRUG FREE EMPLOYER CANDIDATES MUST PASS DRUG SCREEN AND REMAIN DRUG FREE

 

The Stockbridge Munsee Community operates as an equal opportunity employer. Except Indian Preference is given in accordance with the Tribal Employment Preference Ordinance.

 

Although an interview may be granted, this does not determine that the candidate fully meets the qualifications until it is determined by the interview team.