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South Centers Positions Available

The Ohio State University South Centers is hiring student assistants to help with our field research, for the summer. Job Requisition number R9378.

The Ohio State University South Centers, located at 1864 Shyville Road, Piketon, will be hiring college students with excellent work performance and ethics for summer employment.

Students will be hired as a Student Assistant, and will be performing field or laboratory-work as required. Responsibilities include: Harvest fruit and vegetables; setting-up irrigation system; collection and analysis of air, plant, water and soil samples; plant and maintain crops; weed and water fruit and vegetable crop plots; maintain landscape beds; washing glassware; mowing grass; data entry; office work, and other miscellaneous work as needed.

Students will be required to work independently, or as a group in the field, or laboratory unless otherwise advised by their supervisor. Primary job site will be Piketon, although some travel to outlying farms or research sites may be required. Weekly schedule will be Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Interested students must be 18 years of age. Students with some college experience preferred. Driver's license is also required.

Required: Valid Driver License, ability to travel to outlying farms or research sites; must be at least 18 years of age; ability to work independently or in a group; must possess an excellent work performance and work ethic.