Agricultural Trialist and Technician

Tuesday, 28 May, 2019
anonymous    
Stellenbosch  

A company is seeking an agricultural trialist and technician in the Western Cape. Key aspects that will be expected of the successful candidate includes:

Identifying suitable trial sites according to specific crops and target diseases/pests

Experimental designing and planning of trials

Calibration of equipment and calculating chemical dosages

Data collection, capturing and statistical analysis

Knowledge of agricultural chemicals, usage and safekeeping

Report writing

 

Preferred requirements for candidates:

Experience in executing field trials

Experience in good agricultural practices

Knowledge of residue sampling methods

Knowledge of agricultural pest and diseases and evaluation methods

Knowledge of statistical analysis methods and programs

Report writing according to acceptable scientific requirements

Computer Literacy

 

Individuals with a passion for research and development in the agricultural sector with insufficient experience is also welcome to apply. Please respond with a detailed and recent copy of your CV as well as a motivation letter to be considered. Only potential candidates will be contacted for further information.