Technical Writer Level 3 - Davis, CA, Job ID 38708

County Locations: Sacramento County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis

Date Posted: July 6, 2022
Closing Date: Until Filled

The writer/editor reviews pesticide recommendations in the UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) pest management-related manuscripts, and analyzes conformity with state and federal law and UC ANR Policy on Pesticides and Related Chemicals. The successful candidate will assist with annual training of UC ANR employees responsible for applying pesticides. The successful applicant will write technical and non-technical articles documenting advances in pest management, including the reduction in risk to human and environmental health associated with integrated pest management programs and practices. The successful applicant will be responsible for editing technical and non-technical articles and feature stories. The successful applicant may also be responsible for some graphic design work including development of infographics.

Reports to an Academic Coordinator and provides technical and administrative support to two programs: the Office of Pesticide Information and Coordination (OPIC) and the Western IPM Center.

A complete description of the OPIC program and history can be viewed at A complete description of the Western IPM Center can be found at


Annual Salary:

Min: $58,500/year to Mid: $83,400/year


This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy.  All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees.  (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)  Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.


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