Position Vacancy - job [01/01]

Amy B iamab at wam.umd.edu
Sat Nov 11 12:20:49 EST 1995

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Bill -- Galen mentioned that you have someone currently working for you who may be interested in the position I have open for an assistant.  Would you pass this on if appropriate? 




POSITION:               Pesticide Education Program (PEP) Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:        Under the guidance of the Pesticide Education Program Coordinator, the PEP Assistant will: 1.) review, update, and develop educational  materials for pesticide applicators, field workers, and agency personnel; and 2.) assist on various projects related to pesticide safety, education, policy, and impact assessment.  The PEP Assistant may also take a leadership role on some projects, depending on abilities.  This position presents an excellent opportunity to learn about environment
al policy issues and to work closely with county, state, and federal agents and representatives as well as with pesticide user groups and environmental organizations.

QUALIFICATIONS:         Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) in an appropriate field (biological, environmental, or agricultural sciences desirable; other majors may be considered if the applicant can show a benefit to the Pesticide Education Program).  The individual should have a strong interest in environmental and/or agricultural affairs.  Applicants must have demonstrated communications skills, ability to work with people, and knowledge of word processing (WordPerfect prefe
rable).  Computer skills are very desirable.  Knowledge of pesticide laws and regulations is helpful but not required.   Prior work experience in agriculture or other pesticide user-related fields such as lawn care or nursery industry is desirable but not required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:       The position will be based on the College Park campus of the University of Maryland, with occasional travel around the state and to regional or national meetings.  This is a contract position (faculty research assistant) and will require 40 hours per week, with occasional variable hours to accommodate training and travel schedules.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:    $22,000 - $30,000 per year, health insurance, annual leave, and sick leave.  Initial appointment is for one year; reappointment is dependent on work performance.  Start date is January 15, 1996.

APPLICATION PROCESS:    Send a resume and cover letter to Dr. Amy Brown, Entomology Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742.  For questions, contact Dr. Brown's secretary at 301-405-3913 or contact Dr. Brown directly by electronic mail at ab35 at umail.umd.edu.

The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer; minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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