Under general supervision of County Extension Agent(s), performs a
variety of technical duties to carry out the teaching, demonstration
and other educational activities in agricultural sciences, home
economics, 4-H and youth, and other programs such as field days,
fairs, homemakers programs, 4-H achievement events, and camping
activities. Program responsibilitie vary depending on the assignment.
1. Provides leadership and expertise for an educational program in
areas such as agriculture, home economics, and 4-H and youth.
2. Prepares educational literature, circular, promotional fliers,
reports, and program documents.
3. Assists in promoting and marketing educational programs and
soliciting program support.
4. Responds to oral and written requests for information.
5. Makes educational presentations and lead discussions at workshops,
seminars and conferences.
6. Collects and analyzes data related to the area of specialization.
7. Recruits and trains volunteer program leaders.
8. Participates in evaluation of the program.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: Graduation from High School (or GED)
EXPERIENCE: Five years experience performing a variety of duties in
support of the teaching, demonstration, and advising work of Extension
agents or in community outreach, health care, research, or social
OTHER: Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's
Working knowledge in the assigned area of specialization such as food
and nutrition, housing, horticulture, soil nutrient management or
youth programs. Skill to plan and carry out details of projects with
general instruction. Skill to make arithmetic calculations, analyze
data and draw conclusions. Ability to communicate effectively, both
orally and in writing. Skill to establish and maintain successful
working relationships. Ability to lift and transport supplies and
equipment. Ability to operate manual and automated office equipment
and personal computers.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employees in this job class are required to use their personal
automobile while conducting official business.