Agricultural Technician Supervisor

Agricultural Technician Supervisor

Department: (see application details) Agronomy
Job no: 510497
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Agriculture, Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades, Agronomy
Pay Grade: 06A

About This Role:

The Agronomy Department at Kansas State University is seeking an Agricultural Technician Supervisor to assist with seed production for the Foundation Seed Program at the Agronomy North Farm. Primary responsibilities include organizing and performing activities related to the production of foundation seed of various species of crops, and working on and with specialized equipment, trucks, augers, structures, etc. This individual will work closely with Agronomy Farm and Western Kansas Agricultural Research Center personnel to accomplish objectives.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community .

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma and three years of relevant experience.
  • Experience in operating farm equipment including grain trucks and other specialized equipment.
  • Must have skills pertaining to mechanical, basic electrical, basic woodworking, basic welding, and basic plumbing projects and repairs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the operation of seed conditioning, treating, bagging equipment, and general seed production knowledge.
  • Computer skills including experience in Microsoft Word and Excel, and QuickBooks or the ability to learn.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Resume
  3. Contact information of three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$15.42 - $23.11/hr. Salary commensurate with experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


Jul 07, 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close:

Salary Range
$35,000.00 - 62,000.00
per Year
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Manhattan, KS 66502, US