UF Hiring Multi-County Livestock Extension Agent

The University of Florida/IFAS Extension and Pasco County seek to fill a full-time, permanent status-accruing agriculture extension agent position with livestock specialty. This multicounty position is based in Pasco County with some extension programs also covering Sumter, Hernando, and Citrus counties. 

  • Planning, developing, implementing, teaching, evaluating, and reporting on extension programs in livestock (cattle, small ruminants, equine), forage and hay production, pasture management, pesticide training, and small farms (95%)
  • Active participation in the 4-H Youth Development program is also expected (5%), to include but not limited to preparing youth to show animals, summer day camps, and/or school enrichment

  • Bachelor’s degree in Animal Sciences, Agronomy, or a closely related field is required
    • Candidates hired with a Bachelor’s degree are required to make significant progress toward obtaining a Master’s degree within six years of employment.
  • Master’s degree is preferred
  • Experience with livestock and/or small farms is preferred
  • Experience in teaching, writing, and developing educational programs is preferred
  • Established residency in Pasco County is preferred, as it is expected that the agent will become a part of community life

To apply, please visit the UF Jobs website. Applications close June 13, 2017.


Posted: June 6, 2017


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