Setr Tit iof agricultural skills, with bri cri ns of dutic
is taken from project requests now being filled or considered e Peace Corps.
Many variations on these job descriptions may be expected as more agricultural
requests come in from other countries. The omission of a particular agricultural
specialty from this list does not mean that people so trained are not desired.
The Peace Corps will welcome applications from all persons experienced or trained
in farm skills, whether or not college graduates.
College trained, to set up crop reporting procedures, marketing record-keeping,
sales and income data keeping, ability to demonstrate and teach in field of farm
economics, crop marketing; set up economic plans for small farmers or cooperatives.
BS degree in agricultural engineering or
machinery. Able to operate, repair agri
and maintenance of same, plan simple ass
implements. Able to do research on impa
agricultural economy, through experiment
tant lecturer or instructor for Faculty
Masters who has specialized in agricultural
cultural machinery, teach courses in care
embly lines and production of agricultural
ct of new machine methods on primitive
and conclusions therefrom. Also: assis-
Ability to work in and teach all fields of General Agr:
Husbandry, Horticulture, etc.
(A) 4-H Club Leaders Male or female; persons with e:
rural, in 4-H, FFA, or FHA, or similar school-con
show project work.
(B) Health Education Familiar with methods of sanity
vaccination practices, first-aid,hygiene, malaria
(a) Home Demonstration Able to apply all usual farm
teach canning, food preservation, storage, child
sanitation and other home economics practice.
experience in club activities,
nected rural club work, 4-H
nation applicable in rural
control, and control of
Professional agriculturist able to teach methods of agriculture, general secondary
school level; prefer man who has taught vocational agriculture in U.S. school or
college. Non-professional with strong farm youth club background plus practical
experience who can develop educational materials and training aids and do demonstration
To operate sprinkler-irrigated farm plots on experimental farm; apply
methods to indigenous farms. BS degree and/or substantial background
pastures, and grain crops, along with soil management knowledge. Inst
agronomy with BS degree, MS if possible, to instruct in all phases of
using practical demonstrations as a teaching aid.
and rural home techniques and
care, nutrition, garment-making,
those experienced in
work with all
of farm livestock;
to build simple
Man familiar with
. (earth materials)
building with clay or earth materials
and also able to construct
village drainage and sanitation systems;
to convert practical experience
to applicable programs
for the village
Dairyman Dairy Specialist (processing)
Professional; thoroughly conversant with modern dairy operation;
able to plan and
small modern facility--order
and supervise and build
of milk standards, hygiene,
tical background dairy work,
or through farm
DiePel Engine Mechanic
Familiar with diesel equipment
teach other mechanics.
Earth-Moving Machine Operators
used in agriculture;
Men experienced in operating bulldozers
experience would be added qualification,
able to maintain and repair;
or heavy farm tractors;
but not essential.
shovel and grader
ion of ser
to work at Agricultural Institute
in operating a family farm;
inclination and suitability to teach
Farm Implements Production
(see Agricultural Engineer)
Farm Machinery Mechanic
To operate and repair farm machinery,
repair and maintain.
able to plan and supervise reforestry projects
Non-professional; men with experience in forces
or work on same under
small foundry to produce agricultural
tools and parts.
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Land Classification Specialist
Professional; able to classify
possible uses with reference t
tural uses; able to train land
trained people able to do land
land by field surveys to determine its best and
o indigenous agriculture and possible new agricul-
classifiers. Non-professional; general agriculture-
classification under supervision.
Machinist Farm Equipment Shop
Skilled in use of lathe, drill press, milling machine, machine shop hand tools;
background in small non-production machine shop in agricultural area would be best;
able to improvise in absence of sophisticated tools; knowledge of metals, etc.
. Plant Pathologist
Professional; BS degree;
junior research technician to work under senior staff at
also junior instructor or assistant lecturer for Faculty
Professional; BS degree;
junior research technician
Background in management, breeding, selection,
BS degree in poultry husbandry, if possible; BS
background is available in poultry management.
poultry management would be of value.
and feeding of project-donated poultry.
degree in agriculture, if strong
Know-how in field of commercial
Able to organize groups for community participation in projects;
planner of community activities in farm villages.
Road Worker Rural
Able to build, repair and maintain rural roads;
dozer, ditching, draining, culvert work.
familiar with road
junior research technician
to work at Agricultural Institute.
Professional; BS degree
Welder Farm Machinery
Arc and acetylene welder; should be expert
will be required to use forge; should have
iron machinery parts; experience in temper
at burning, welding with torch possibly
experience, above all, in welding heavy
ing and case hardening would be very
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