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Title:

Integrated Pest Management Adviser

Advertiser:

Riverina IPM Pty Ltd

Location:

Griffith, NSW

Riverina IPM Pty Ltd consults to the horticulture and vegetable industries on the use of integrated pest management. We seek an individual to assist in the monitoring of crops for pests and beneficial organisms and give advice to growers on appropriate action to take. We work mostly with citrus growers, but have also had clients with grapes, almonds and vegetables.

This is an entry level position. It is understood that the successful applicant will have ‘on the job’ training and will work with the principal entomologist.

Position begins: September / October 2021

The work is highly seasonal, giving opportunities for other activities in the off-season. An appropriate salary is offered.

Essential Criteria:

  • BSc Degree in Entomology, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Biology or related discipline.
  • Interest in agriculture and sustainable pest management
  • Current drivers licence
  • Ability to work outdoors in rough terrain
  • Attention to detail, keen eyesight

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in agriculture / horticulture
  • Experience in insect identification

Duties:

  • Monitoring crops for pests and diseases
  • Developing a thorough knowledge of agrichemical products.
  • Driving to clients’ properties
  • Liaising with clients through verbal and written reports

How to apply:

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Date published:

19-Jul-2021

Closing date:

06-Aug-2021