Full-time project assistant position available with an independent non-profit organization working to improve sustainability in agriculture and communities through Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Primary responsibility will be assisting with a new project designed to improve sustainability of fresh produce production, working with a national food retailer and its supply chain.
The individual in this position will support the project coordinator in standards development and testing with producers, retail managers and project scientists; training; communications; and project evaluation and reporting. Ideal candidate will have experience in and demonstrated commitment to sustainable agriculture. Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must. Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel and Access a plus. References required.
Flexible schedule, 36-40 hours per week, hourly compensation ranging from $11 to $12 commensurate with skills and experience. Benefits include health insurance and paid vacation. Located in near west Madison near Hilldale, on bus routes.
The IPM Institute of North America, Inc. is a non-profit organization formed in 1998. The Institute’s mission is to accelerate adoption of IPM in agriculture and communities through consumer education and development of IPM standards for self-evaluation and IPM certification. Institute funders have included US EPA, USDA and members and supporters.
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