Agricultural Trials Assistant

Reference:
JM2411A
Date Posted:
24/11/2017
Salary:
£20,000 to £23,000 Per Annum
Town/City:
Oxford
Opportunity Type:
Graduate Job - Agency Client
Employer:
STEM Graduates
Employer Website:

Agricultural Trials Assistant

Job Location: Oxfordshire (Commutable from Oxford, Bicester, Buckingham, Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Banbury etc.)
Job Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 dependant on experience
Job Sectors: Graduate Science Jobs / Graduate Trials Jobs / Graduate Technical Jobs / Horticulture Jobs / Graduate Biology Jobs / Agriculture Jobs / Scientific Jobs

Our client, a renowned environmental organisation, are currently hiring a science related graduate with some industry experience to join their team as an Agricultural Trials Assistant.

The company are looking for a Biology / Horticulture / Agriculture graduate who has knowledge or an interest in agriculture. Candidates with 6 months plus experience are highly sought after. This position is suitable for someone who doesn't want a career in the labs, but still wants to utilise their scientific / environmental knowledge from their degree. You must be flexible to travel to different sites for this role so a full driving license is essential. Full training is given.

Job Duties:
As a Trials Officer, you would locate field trials and mark them out, spray them with the pesticide, assess then harvest the area and report all the data and findings using computer software.

Job Requirements:

  • A 2:2 or above in a Biology / Horticulture / Agriculture related degree
  • 6 months plus experience in a similar role is essential
  • You must be very organised, can plan and manage tasks and results from the trials
  • A driving license is essential for this role (Car is preferred also, but not essential)