The Georgia Foundation for Agriculture is seeking applicants for a part time hauler to drive its Georgia Ag Experience mobile classroom around the state, primarily middle to south Georgia and set it up for school visits. The hauler will coordinate with schools, county Farm Bureau offices or the foundation executive director to arrange delivery of the mobile classroom trailer.
Applicants should have experience driving a large pickup with attached large trailer, valid Georgia driver’s license, current medical certificate, ability to lift/carry up to 30 pounds. Hauler will be responsible for hooking classroom trailer to electricity at destination or to a portable generator, keeping the truck and trailer clean, assisting with setup and takedown of mobile classroom trailer as needed, and taking truck and trailer to repair shop for preventative maintenance as needed.
Hauler position training is expected to begin in November. The job will ramp up when the mobile classroom launches in January 2021. Starting pay is $16/hour. An ideal candidate must have a flexible schedule and live around Macon. To learn more or apply visit www.gfb.ag/Haulers-Apply.
The foundation is also accepting applications for a part-time education coordinator to work with the Georgia Ag Experience mobile classroom in the following counties: Clay, Crisp, Dooly, Houston, Lee, Macon, Marion, Pulaski, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Stewart, Sumter, Terrell, Turner, Webster and Wilcox. Applicants must live in one of these counties, have a valid Georgia driver’s license and three years of classroom or other student instruction experience.
The education coordinator for Georgia Farm Bureau’s 8th District will be responsible for teaching ag-tivities using approved lesson plans and conducting a Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) demonstration, maintaining a safe, respectful learning environment for the students, working with county Farm Bureau representatives to ensure the schools are engaged in the pre and post visit lessons; notifying teachers to submit survey results from teachers/students after each visit; speak with local media following foundation guidelines.
Applicants need the ability to: stand for long periods of time, lift/carry up to 30 pounds and handle a fast-paced environment.
The education coordinator will be paid $125/day, mileage reimbursement and hotel reimbursement if school visit requires more than two hours (120 miles) travel. Time commitment for this position averages 15 days of school visits and community events from Feb. 15-March 5, 2021 plus one full day of summer training and possible other dates in summer and fall.
Visit www.gfb.ag/Dist8EC for more information and to apply.