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Agriculture Instructor for the Agricultural Plant Systems & Technology Training Program

Posted on June 23, 2020

School: Columbia Montour AVTS

Type: full-time, permanent

Start Date: 2020-2021 school year

Columbia-Montour Area Vocational-Technical School is seeking to hire a permanent full-time Agriculture Instructor for the Agricultural Plant Systems & Technology Training Program.

Candidate must possess the following: A bachelor’s degree in agricultural education or possess equivalent skills and education in the green industry required to complete a PA Vocational Instructor I certificate; significant experience in the green industry; possess or be willing to obtain a PA Pesticide License; competency in the agricultural mechanics and equipment operation; significant FFA experience; demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Applicants must be skilled in teaching or have industry experience in the following: commercial greenhouse management, botany, aquaponics, soil science, landscape architecture, and pesticide safety. In addition, applicants must be competent in agricultural mechanics including but not limited to residential plumbing, small gas engines, residential electricity, and concrete masonry. Applicant must also be willing to be an FFA advisor and therefore encourage student involvement and foster relationships with local agricultural agencies.

Please send a letter of interest, resume, copy of current PA teaching license, transcripts, PA Standard Teaching Application, three letters of reference and current Act 34, 114, 168 and 151 clearances to:

Mr. Ken Kryder, Administrative Director
Columbia-Montour Area Vocational Technical School
5050 Sweppenheiser Drive
Bloomsburg, PA 17817

Deadline for application is July 3, 2020 or until position is filled.
For further information, call the Director’s Office at 570-784-8040, ext. 3322.
Printable application and clearance forms are available at


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