Extension Assistant for Horticulture - Daviess County
Location: Owensboro, KY
As an Extension Assistant, you will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Horticulture program areas and the Horticulture County Agents. You will report to the County Agriculture and Natural Resources/Horticulture Extension Agent and there will be a high level of interaction with the general public. The Extension Assistant will be expected to be knowledgeable of the philosophy, goals and objectives, policies and, procedures of the Cooperative Extension Service. General duties include program support, teaching, recruitment & marketing, and record keeping while conducting yourself in a professional manner. Under the supervision of the Extension Agent(s), the Extension Assistant will assist in: Quickbooks, maintaining budget files, recruiting members and volunteer leaders, providing support and guidance to existing clubs or programs, recruiting and working with volunteers in conducting events and activities such as project groups, and ANR or horticulture achievement events, and public presentation programs; serving all clientele, ensuring that all youth and adults have an equal opportunity to participate in extension programs regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.
State law requires a national and state criminal background check and a letter from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services stating the employee is clear to hire based on no findings of substantiated child abuse or neglect found through a background check of child abuse and neglect records as a condition of employment or involvement in this program.
Salary Range: $15.00 – $18.00/hour
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