Assistant Site Manager needed at 8,600-acre Tallgrass Prairie Preserve in Kansas ~ $32k-$49k

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Kansas State University / Konza Prairie Biological Station

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Manhattan, KS
Job Type
Full Time
$15.73 - $23.57 Hourly, $32,710 - $49,034 Annually DOE
Date Posted
October 7, 2022
Housing Offered
2-5 yrs

The Assistant Site Manager will work closely with the Site Manager and Director to support the operations of an 8,600-acre tallgrass prairie preserve and ecological research station located near Manhattan, KS. Responsibilities include supporting the station’s research and conservation mission by maintaining native tallgrass prairie habitat, assisting with prescribed burning, haying, and bison/cattle management, maintaining the station’s facilities, equipment, and roads, and supporting the activities of visiting researchers..

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma and one year relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. in agricultural technology, agricultural management, or related field plus three years farm/ranch experience.
  • Proficiency in welding.
  • Mechanic Experience.
  • Experience conducting prescribed burns and working with large grazing animals.
  • Background in ranch or farm operations with minimum three-years experience in the use, maintenance, and repair of farm/ranching equipment.
  • Valid driver’s license and experience driving tractors, large trucks, off-road vehicles, and various other farm equipment.

Other Requirements:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

Salary commensurate with experience and education. $15.73 – $23.57 Hourly, $32,710 – $49,034 Annually DOE

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

How to Apply:

Please email submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Complete online application

Online application here:

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