Junior Field Biologist - Crop Protection

Junior Field Biologist - Crop Protection

Executive Placements | Nelspruit, MP, ZA

Posted a month ago

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An established agrochemical company is seeking a suitably qualified candidate to conduct high quality trials for internal and external clients at various trial sites in the assigned areas.


Minimum requirements for the role:
Must have a relevant tertiary qualification in
An AVCASA certification will be preferred
Practical experience in implementing field trials will be highly advantageous
Must have a good understanding of crops, pests, and diseases as well as general research principles, evaluation methods, residue sampling methods and data interpretation
Previous experience in the safe handling of agricultural remedies and an understanding GAP, GEP and GLP is important
Must have a valid driver’s license, be willing to travel and be adaptable to changing working hours according to trial requirements
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Ensuring the execution of trials according to set protocols, conforming to Good Agricultural Practices and Good Experimental Practices.
Identifying suitable trial sites, executing and evaluating trials, capturing data and compiling trial reports.
Ensuring trial protocols are followed accurately.
Ensuring the quality and integrity of trials, data and reports.
Controlling, maintaining, and calibrating spray equipment and instruments.
Managing trial assistants.
Following all safety standards and ensuring correct PPE is used.
Salary package, including benefits, are highly negotiable depending on experience gained
Please note that subsequent to the screening and shortlisting process, all further communication will be entered into, only with the shortlisted candidates