Agricultural Technician - 0

    0218630933
Paarl  

This newly created position is an ideal opportunity for a young person with a keen interest in the agriculture / fruit export industry.  A relevant post-matric qualification in entomology / horticulture / viticulture will serve as recommendation.

 The successful candidate will be responsible for:  

  • practical technical investigation w.r.t. optimal post-harvest requirements and maintenance of temperature in the cold chain
  • practical execution of specific technical projects in conjunction with industry role-players and stakeholders
  • monitoring of specific aspects of phytosanitary quality standards in conjunction with producers in the various table grape regions
  • liaison with service providers.

 Requirements

  • a keen interest and aptitude for applied agricultural biology, staying abreast of technical information in targeted disciplines, processing of technical data
  • ability and interest in hands-on investigation at farm level as well as the full agricultural export supply chain
  • IT proficiency (Excel and databases)
  • experience or training in the fields of biological control and entomology, or the production and export of table grapes will serve as recommendation
  • valid driver’s licence and own transport
  • accommodating personality and ability to learn new disciplines
  • willingness to travel locally and walk the extra mile.

 A competitive remuneration package based on qualifications and experience will be agreed with the successful candidate.

 To apply, kindly send your CV as soon as possible to Joep Joubert at info@hrsa.co.za