Agricultural Stewardship Program Summer Assistant Position Available
Seasonal Program Assistant needed for Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Suffolk County Agricultural Stewardship Program based at either the CCE main office (423 Griffing Ave, Riverhead) or the Long Island Horticulture Research and Extension Center (3059 Sound Ave, Riverhead). Starting date is May 2021 and ending date September 2021. Applicant must be able to work between 8am-4:30pm Monday thru Friday.
Job Title: Seasonal Program Assistant
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Benefits: Medical benefits only, if duration is over three months
Other: Position is part-time, temporary employment
The CCE Agricultural Stewardship Program focuses on the development, education, and implementation of best management practices to minimize the impact of agricultural inputs on surface water and groundwater. The seasonal program assistant will provide general support for the CCE Agricultural Stewardship Program by assisting with the maintenance and data collection for several applied research and on-farm demonstration projects. Projects may include but are not limited to scouting for insects and diseases in various agricultural crops, planting, weeding, plot maintenance, checking of insect traps, and other duties appropriate for field experiments.
Closing Date: Until position is filled
Download Temporary Application at www.ccesuffolk.org/employment-opportunities/
Send application, cover letter and resume to:
Contact: Deborah Aller
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County
Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center
3059 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901
Last updated March 16, 2021