AGRIC OFFICERS (Full time)

   Ondo ,

   9 months ago

Job Summary

  • Coordinate with administrators and research project leaders on work plans and programs.
  • Make recommendations for improvements, land preparation, fertilizing, planting crops, cultivation, and harvesting of experimental feed plots.
  • Inspect nurseries and other units; confer with and advise project leaders on problems; requisitions equipment and materials; approves work schedules.
  • Supervise all operations of one of the larger and more complex institutional farms.
  • Make reports on time, equipment, materials, and production; keep records and prepare estimates of needs.
  • Execute the assignment of duties such as the planting, cultivation, water management, and harvesting of crops to ensure productivity goals are met.
  • Train workers in planting, harvesting, pest control, insect and disease identification, and in the use of safety measures.
  • Communicate effectively to farm manager on a daily basis.
  • Maintain knowledge of equipment efficiency and its operation..

Job duties and responsibilities
    • Coordinate with administrators and research project leaders on work plans and programs.
    • Make recommendations for improvements, land preparation, fertilizing, planting crops, cultivation, and harvesting of experimental feed plots.
    • Inspect nurseries and other units; confer with and advise project leaders on problems; requisitions equipment and materials; approves work schedules.
    • Supervise all operations of one of the larger and more complex institutional farms.
    • Make reports on time, equipment, materials, and production; keep records and prepare estimates of needs.
    • Execute the assignment of duties such as the planting, cultivation, water management, and harvesting of crops to ensure productivity goals are met.
    • Train workers in planting, harvesting, pest control, insect and disease identification, and in the use of safety measures.
    • Communicate effectively to farm manager on a daily basis.
    • Maintain knowledge of equipment efficiency and its operation.
    • Ensure all farm equipment is working safely & properly.
    • Observes workers to spot inefficient and unsafe work procedures and initiates corrective action if necessary. 
    • Write disciplinary warnings for non-performing employees as necessary.
    • Maintain employees informed of rules & regulations and enforce them.
    • Help and supervise general daily rated workers’ day-to-day activities.
    • Assess, suggest and help in the implementation of work procedures which are beneficial for the business.

    Performs related work as required

Job requirements and qualifications
    • Candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree in relevant field.
    • 2 - 4 years of related experience in the field.
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Good problem analysis and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent Organizational, time management and multitasking Skills.
    • Appreciable knowledge of the harvesting circle and other plantation tasks and must be able to organize workforce.
    • Extensive responsible experience in general farm work involving farm planning, methods, and production.
    • Ability to work long hours, early mornings and weekends if required.
    • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
    • Experience in supervisory farm work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
Salary
  • N150,000
Minimum Experience
  • 2 years
Maximum Experience
  • 4 years
Application Deadline: 24th October, 2024


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