Job of the Week: Agricultural Laborer I

This week’s featured job from MSU Human Resources is an Agricultural Laborer temporary support staff position (posting 697468) for the South Campus Animal Farms in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

The selected candidate will perform and assist with agricultural labor. Special duties include, but are not limited to, moving, loading and unloading supplies, materials, tools and equipment, and assisting with the movement and transportation of livestock. They will operate tractors and other agricultural equipment as well as assist with the care and feeding of livestock. Employees of the farm must comply with University, state, federal, American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), and species-specific rules at all times. For a complete list of responsibilities, click here

It is desired that applicants interested in this role have the knowledge acquired from two or more years of coursework from secondary school, technical, vocational, trade school and/or college in the field of animal science. Other desired qualifications include basic math skills and experience working with student employees. Applicants are asked to be able to lift 50 pounds and have experience operating a skid steer before they begin. 

Learn more about the South Campus Animal Farms at Read more about the position and learn how to apply by December 12 here with a resume and cover letter. All the latest job postings can be found at

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