$0.00-$478.93 Hourly / $0.00-$0.00 BiWeekly /
At the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, as a limited duration employee, performs one or more of a variety of tasks and assigned duties of a seasonal nature.
IN THE FIELD: Collects samples of plants, insects or soils; applies treatments; may tend plots; may count insects or plants; plants, transplants, cuts or trims trees; maintains grounds, assists in the maintenance of farm plots; performs landscaping duties; performs related duties as required.
IN THE LABORATORY: Receives training in basic laboratory procedures and techniques; prepares simple solutions, strains culture media and/or reagents according to written instructions; prepares specimens/samples for examination; maintains records of work performed; may perform routine tests and examinations under supervision; may tabulate data; sterilizes and cleans laboratory equipment; performs related duties as required.
GENERAL: Loads and unloads supplies; drives a motor vehicle or other power equipment; Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be required.
Ability to follow instructions; laboratory and/or field experience.
Incumbents in these classes may be required for certain positions to meet any of the following:
a. Proof of possession of a valid Motor Vehicle Operator license.
b. College training in a specific field.
Incumbents in this class must possess and maintain adequate physical strength and stamina to perform the duties of the class.
The approved salary range for is $10.10 to a maximum of $14.00 per hour.
The replaces the existing specification for the classes of Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant (CAES) in Salary Group VR 99 approved effective June 27, 2014. (Revised to modify content due to the separation of parenthetical job titles).