Location Sumter Extension Office Full/Part Time Full-Time Regular/Temporary Regular
The County Agent is responsible for working cooperatively with other county and state staff to plan, implement, maintain and evaluate Extension education programs for county, region, and state adult and/or youth clientele. JOB DUTIES:
Seeking applicants for Extension Agent position to be housed in the Sumter County Extension Office. The candidate chosen to fill this position will serve as member of the statewide horticulture program team, and will be responsible for consumer horticulture and Master Gardener duties in Sumter county. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's in horticulture, agriculture or other relevant major with a Master's Preferred
Must have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record. RESPONSIBILITIES:
JOB KNOWLEDGE Fundamental Job Knowledge - Fundamental working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Acts as Lead - Acts as a Lead by guiding the work of others who perform essentially the same work.
BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Stand for prolonged period Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period Walk or move about Use hands or feet to operate or handle machinery, equipment, etc Ascend or descend (i.e. stairs, ladder) Position self to accomplish task (i.e. stoop, kneel, crawl) Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself Recognize or inspect visually Move, transport, raise or lower Extends hands or arms in any direction Use taste or smell to detect or determine particular flavors or odors Perceive, observe, clarity of vision WORKING CONDITIONS:
Exposure to heat or cold Exposure to dust/fumes Wet or humid Noise Vibration Overnight Travel PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
Master's degree in horticulture, agriculture, or other relevant major is preferred WORK SCHEDULE:
Standard Hrs: 37.5; Salary is commensurate with education & experience
Should be willing to work flexible schedules. HOW TO APPLY:
All applicants must complete an on-line Job Application in full.
Review of credentials will begin March 13, 2018 and position will remain open until filled. For full consideration please apply by (the date above) at the following site:
All applicants must upload a resume and unofficial copy of transcript. JOB LOCATION:
Sumter County Extension Office
115 N. Harvin St., 5th Floor
Sumter, SC 29150 CLOSING STATEMENT:
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