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Field Assistant

Provide complex technical support and advice on aspects of agriculture such as research, production, forestry, servicing, agronomy, animal husbandry and marketing.

Tasks

  • Advise, report and monitor nominated products/operations, including the preparation of field-books and data files for specific area of expertise
  • Recommend changes in facilities, equipment, and products to improve production
  • Inform manager of new procedures and techniques, government regulations and company and association production standards to enable them to upgrade farms/plant and meet requirements
  • Support customers and internal staff with technical expertise on nominated product or area
  • Manage internal and external generated data for operations in consultation with sales/marketing/operations
  • Monitor and provide regular updates to management on developments in the industry, relevant to the sector nominated
  • Assist management with commercial and industry issues including potential collaborators and service providers
  • Write and maintain management and operating procedures for all areas of responsibility

Personal Requirements

  • problem solving skills
  • detailed observational skills
  • like science and plants
  • communication skills
  • organisational skills
  • work independently or as part of a team
  • meticulous record keeping skills

Qualifications

For this Position, the skills required to perform this role would have be developed through a combination of experience in a related role (unless the position is a graduate position) as well as a Tertiary Qualification in Science, Humanities or Commerce.

 

Tertiary Qualification Providers

South Australia

The University of Adelaide

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