Labor Aide/Off-Campus at Michigan State University

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Location: EAST LANSING, Michigan

Job Description:

Job no: 740577

Work type: Support Staff

Pay Grade: 00

Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources

Department: Kellogg Biological Station Ag Nat Res 10002500

Sub Area: 1585- Service Maint.

Salary: Pay Commensurate with Experience

Location: In State

Categories: Temporary
Position Summary(Basic Job Function)

This is a temporary or on-call position. Provides food service, custodial, general labor or maintenance support for departments located off-campus (outside of the Greater Lansing area) Term: Temps can work two (2) nine (9) month terms with a week break in service in between and at the end of the second term terminate for three (3) months or switch to an on-call. On-Call allowed to work 1039 hours in any twelve (12) month period.

Unit Position Summary

Feeding and caring for animals and fetching of attention cows. Cleaning and maintenance of Automated Milking Systems. Weighing and sampling of crops as well as pasture measurements. Fence construction and repair. Facilities repair as needed. Cleaning of equipment and facilities as needed. This position requires working on some weekends, likely with on call hours.

Desired Qualifications

Large Animal Experience / Farm Equipment operating experience / Ability to work with various computer programs

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials


Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Work Hours


Summary of Health Risks

Exposure to Large Animals, Possible Exposure to Inclement Weather

Summary of Physical Demands

Lifting of 50 pounds or more with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing 25 pounds or more

Advertised: Oct 8, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: Jan 31, 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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