Career Harvest

Technical Officer

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

Alternative Titles

Agri Officer, Horticulturalist Technician, Milling Advisor, Technical Support, Senior parts Interpreter, Service Technician, Systems Specialist, Technical Support, GIS Officer

Tasks

  • Advise, report and monitor nominated products/operations, including the preparation of field-books and data files for specific area of expertise
  • Recommends changes in facilities, equipment, and products to improve production
  • Informs 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
  • May write or maintain management and operating procedures for all areas of responsibility.

Qualifications

For this Position, the skills required could have been developed through on the job training, previous work experience in other related roles and through specialised and/or vocation training and/or through a Tertiary Qualification in Science, Humanities or Commerce.

 

Tertiary Education Providers

NSW

Charles Sturt University

University of New England

The University of Sydney

University of Western Sydney

Victoria

La Trobe

The University of Melbourne

South Australia

The University of Adelaide

Western Australia

Curtin University

The University of Western Australia

Tasmania

University of Tasmania

Queensland

James Cook University

The University of Queensland

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