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Agronomy Support Technician – 12 week contract

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Title:
Agronomy Support Technician – 12 week contract
Reference:
VE/AST/LIN_1585150980
Industry:
Agriculture Fishing and Forestry
Location:
Maidstone
Region:
Kent
Salary:
Great + Benefits
Benefits:
Start:
ASAP
Hours:
32-40 hours
Employment type:
Permanent

Contact details

Name:

Victoria Eales

Job Details

Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2020 3:43 PM

Do you have a genuine interest in the biology of invertebrate pest’s Do you want the opportunity to spend 12 weeks working for a leading fresh produce provider?

This leading supplier of fresh produce are currently looking to recruit a Agronomy Support Technician to assist them on a 12 week contract.

The ideal candidate will have some knowledge of pest identification and have a full UK licence and access to their own vehicle, as travel to numerous farms is a large part of the job.

Responsibilities as an Agronomy Support Technician:

– Placing monitoring traps on grower farms and servicing these traps at agreed intervals
– Identifying, recording and reporting trap catches
– Carrying out sampling work for a range of invertebrate pests
– Carrying out sampling work for our developing disease monitoring programme
– Carrying out sampling and monitoring work for our crop development and physiology programme
– Reporting findings in a time sensitive manner
– Ensuring that all the necessary materials are available, and carried as stock in order to complete these tasks
– Undertake trials and development tasks as required
– Effectively managing your own time, diary and work priorities

The ideal candidate will have:

– A strong appreciation of the business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with solutions to their challenges
– An interest in biology and the ability to quickly learn pest identification and lifecycles following appropriate training
– A capacity for working alone, under your own initiative and at remote locations
– A proactive approach and prompt responses to all service requests
– Good time management and organisational skills with the ability to handle a number of tasks at once and meeting deadlines as required
– Good IT skills including experience of Word and Excel
– A full driving licence and confidence with distance driving to reach some farms

Monday to Friday – 40hpw
Compete pay rate and benefits

If you feel this opportunity could suit you please contact Vicky at KHR Recruitment on 01622 822810.

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