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Starke Ayres: Research Technician (OUDT)

Company Starke Ayres (Pty) Ltd.
Reference # Starke Ayres: Research Technician (OUDT)
Published 07/01/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, South Africa
The above position has become available in our Research Department at our research facility outside Oudtshoorn in the Western Cape. Reporting to the Farm Manager, the purpose of this role will be to assist with the efficient running of the research facility, which includes general field duties, controlling field workers, equipment and material.
Job Functions Research
Industries Agriculture,Environmental / Horticulture / Agriculture,Research
•Manage all aspects of crop husbandry for a variety of crops and research trials on the facility.
•Assist with administration for the farm.
•Manage farm workers, and effectively co-ordinate and allocate necessary resources according to the needs of a diverse team of plant breeders.
•Oversee planting process and field preparation for research trials.
•Oversee irrigation, weed, insect, disease control and pollinations for research trials.
•Oversee and execute harvesting of plants and data collecting.
•The position will require travelling off-station from time to time.

•Matric certificate with Mathematics, Biology and / or Science.
•A tertiary qualification in Agriculture / Horticulture.
•Practical experience in both open field and protected growing environments.
•Computer literacy essential.

The successful candidate must reside in the area or be willing to relocate.
Job Closing Date 22/01/2021
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