Farm Mechanic

Farm Mechanic, Suffolk County Farm, Yaphank, NY

Position Summary:

The incumbent will repair all farm vehicles including tractors, cars, trucks and any mechanical equipment. Mechanic will also coordinate repairs, and pick up of new equipment. Regular maintenance will also be conducted.Mechanic will use a provided system to track, coordinate and facilitate annual inspections process, including records for maintenance. Assist when the Farm is in full planting or harvest season by running machinery and other farm chores.During our special events weekends (twice annually), the mechanic will be available to work the events.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 2 years of experience with mechanical repairs.
  • Basic knowledge of repair of simple machines required.
  • Ability to operate farm machinery.
  • Ability to lift 20-50 lbs.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards.
  • Ability to work flexible hours that may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or equivalent certification in mechanical repair.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


Part-Time: Non-exempt – 15 hours a week

Salary Range: $16.00 per hour


Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Applicants need to attach/upload a resume to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the “Experience” section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the “Drop Files Here” box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.

External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) please refer to the Applying for a Job (External Candidate) document for additional guidance apply here Apply Here.

Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to the Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate) document for additional guidance.

Questions please contact: Valerie Smith, HR Director –

No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.

The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform the essential functions of their job. If you require an accommodation so that you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-6120, or via email at:

Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.


Valerie J. Smith
Human Resource Director
631-727-7850 x 344

Last updated June 18, 2019