County Of Sonoma

Santa Rosa , CA
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Agricultural Program Assistant - Extra-Help

County Of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on December 1, 2018

Agricultural Program Assistant - Extra-Help

$17.93 - $21.80 Hourly

The Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures seeks multiple intermittent, Extra-Help Agricultural Program Assistants.

Agricultural Program Assistants are an integral part of the Commissioner's Pest Detection Trapping Program. As an Assistant, you will focus on:
  • Trapping of Glassy-winged Sharpshooter, European Grapevine Moth, exotic fruit flies, and other pests
  • Placing and servicing insect traps, inspecting plant shipments and traps, and conducting related tasks in the field
  • Providing in-office support through the compilation of raw data, calculation of data values using acceptable industry standards, and the production of written reports

Extra-help employees relieve or augment permanent staff. Intermittent, extra-help employees are not in the classified civil service and do not have property rights to permanently allocated positions. In addition, they do not receive most regular employee benefits such as: long-term disability insurance coverage; accrual of vacation; participation in the County retirement program; or eligibility to take promotional examinations. Intermittent, extra-help employees are limited in their employment to a maximum of 1,380 hours within any twelve month consecutive period. Extra-help employees who meet the eligibility requirements may qualify for a County contribution toward medical coverage. 

Equal Opportunity Employer