Noxious Weed Coordinator

Job Description

WSU Extension Department
Position: Noxious Weed Coordinator
Salary Range: $23.90 – $31.98 per hour, Starting Salary: DOE, DOQ
Location: WSU Extension Department
Employment Type: Part Time, not to exceed 100 hours per month
Open Until Filled
Brief Duties and Responsibilities: Position is responsible for developing, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating the noxious weed program in Walla Walla County. Prepares annual budget, grant applications, correspondence, reports, news releases, documents, and reference materials. Duties performed under supervision of County Noxious Weed Board. Maintains close working relationships with the Board of County Commissioners, County administration, WSU Extension, outside agencies, and general public. Works under the guidance of RCW 17.10 and Walla Walla County Policies and Procedures. Oversees and supervises all aspects of the Noxious Weed Department functions and responsibilities. Attends State Noxious Weed Board meetings, workshops, and other events as directed by the Board.
Working Conditions: Work performed both inside and outside including remote work sites, projects, inspections, hiking in field terrain in all types of weather conditions. Hours of work will be as necessary to accomplish the functions and responsibilities in providing the noxious weed control programs. Physical abilities required are ones typically related to office and outside environment operations; walking, sitting, standing, bending, reaching, and lifting up to twenty (20) pounds. Manual dexterity and visual acuity to operate computers and other equipment; sufficient hearing and speech ability to communicate verbally.
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor of Science Degree in Weed Science, Crop Science, Range Management, Biology, Agriculture, or related field AND/OR three (3) years of comparable work experience substituting any combination of experience, education or training which would provide the knowledge and ability required. Current Public Pest Control Consultant license, Pesticide Operators License, and any necessary endorsements required by law issued by the Washington State Department of Agriculture or secured within sixty (60) days of employment. Must have access to or own insured vehicle, preferably 4-wheel drive, for weed inspection tours throughout the County and attending meetings within or outside Walla Walla County. Maintain valid driver’s license.
Application: Application, resume and cover letter required. Visit our website at www.co.walla-walla.wa.us to download a copy of the job descripion and to apply online. Mailing address: PO Box 1506, Walla Walla, WA 99362, fax (509)524-2603, call (509)524-2600 or email hr@co.walla-walla.wa.us
SELECTION IS BASED ON QUALIFICATIONS, BACKGROUND CHECK, AND ORAL INTERVIEW.

Type: Part-time

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