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.
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.
- 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)