33 applicants for county extension agent
By Stephanie Johns
Thirty-three people have applied for the position of Morgan County agricultural extension agent.
Norman McGlohon, Northeast District Executive Director, said he hopes to begin interviews within the next week or so.
“We’ll select the best candidates for interviews,” he said.
He added that for other counties, the number interviewed ranged from three to 10.
“Whatever selection we make, we’ll work with local government in selecting the right person before offering them the position,” he said.
Because the position is cooperatively funded by the federal, state, and local governments, McGlohon likes to get their input regarding the new agent.
He said they would probably go over applicants’ resumes with the County Commission Chair, Ellen Warren.
In an earlier interview, McGlohon said it would take eight to 10 weeks to conduct interviews and complete the required paperwork.
Bobby Smith, the county’s last extension agent, resigned effective Sept. 1.
Printed in the January 10, 2013