Event Lab Leader 1099

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mobile ag lab teacher for Pennsylvania Friends of Agriculture Foundation

Title:

Event Lab Leader Independent Contractor (1099)

Division:

Friends of Ag Foundation

Reports to:

Executive Director, Friends of Ag Foundation

We are searching for a self-motivated person to join our foundation team. The coordinator’s responsibilities include completing assigned tasks, as detailed below, with minimal supervision.

This person will be responsible for the operation and management of the foundation’s Agriculture Immersion Lab, interacting with visitors to the lab and encouraging a positive learning experience. They will oversee the lab’s interactive stations and routinely clean items. They will represent the foundation at events.

To ensure success with this position, you must possess excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills. It is expected you will work in various types of weather, within reason, and stand on your feet for long hours. You are required to be very comfortable working with technology, to include TV, computer, tablet, virtual reality glasses, etc.

This is a part-time, per diem, non-benefit eligible position involving travel to various event locations with the state of Pennsylvania, some requiring overnight stays, depending on location. All reporting is to the Friends of Agriculture Executive Director.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Open, set up, maintain and close up the event lab.
  • Interact with Event Lab visitors at events.
  • Reset, clean education stations throughout the event.
  • Foster a positive experience for guests and host of the event lab.
  • Maintain inventory of lab supplies and materials.

EDUCATION-QUALIFICATIONS-SKILLS:

Required:

  • High school diploma
  • Knowledge of Pennsylvania agriculture
  • Current Pennsylvania Clearances, or ability to successfully obtain for employment process
  • Excellent organizational, multitasking, and communication skills
  • Possess a driven, self-motivated disposition
  • Ability to work with minimal guidance

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in agriculture
  • Experience with working at agricultural outreach events, such as fairs

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid PA Driver’s License
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 30 lbs
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

 

Note:  This job description is intended to describe the major functions and characteristics of this job. It is not intended to describe all functions or responsibilities, which may be assigned to the incumbent employee. It is always within the employer’s right to add to, delete from, or further modify this job description at any time. This document is not to be construed as an employment contract of any type. EOE.

 

Please send a letter of introduction
and resume:

Pennsylvania Farm Bureau
P.O. Box 8736
Camp Hill, PA 17001-8736
hr@pfb.com

717-761-2740

Employment inquiries may be made with
Pennsylvania Farm Bureau at any time.