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Grower/Horticulturalist | Sakata Seed Southern Africa's Seeds | Lanseria

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An international research facility based in Lanseria, Gauteng, seeks a qualified and experienced grower to contribute to the development of new and improved vegetable varieties for the global market. use your experience to plan, grow, maintain and harvest research trials and associated responsibilities to meet the objectives of the company. 

Hiring -rower/Horticulturalist - Lanseria

Job Specification

Join a team of professionals focusing on the development of new vegetable varieties and take responsiblity for the growing of healthy plants according to strict international horticultural standards and practices. You will be responsible for:

  • Planning, sowing, transplanting, growing and harvesting of vegetable trials
  • Assisting with the directing and coordinating of activities of workers engaged in growing plants
  • Daily trial visits to observe quality and quantity of work being done and to ensure tasks are completed timeously and efficiently 

The company offers a market-related salary commensurate with experience, guaranteed 13th cheque as well as above-average medical and pension fund benefits. 

If you are passionate about growing healthy, quality plants and are interested in joining our team, forward your CV, together with certified copies of Qualifications, ID and Driver's license to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before 19 October 2013. 

Contact Details

Name
Grower/Horticulturalist
Country
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Japan
  • Brazil
  • South Africa

Services Offered

Services Offered
Seed Company:
• Cereal Seed
• Flower Seed
• Lawn/Turfgrass Seed
• Maize Seed
• Sunflower Seed
• Vegetable Seed

Salary Offered

Salary Offered
Negotiable

Qualifications & Experience Required

Qualifications & Experience
Minimum Requirements
• SA Citizen with valid driver's license and own transport
• Ability to work both independently and in a team to strict deadlines
• Willingness to work long hours in the field and over week-ends and public holidays when required
• At least 2 year's experience in vegetable production
• Diploma/Degree in a horticultural related field would be a strong advantage
• Fluency in English and Afrikaans
• Knowledge and experience in growing vegetables both hydroponically as well as in open field conditions
• Knowledge and experience in disease and pest management as well as fertigation and irrigation practices
• Must be able to communicate at all levels of seniority and have good comprehension and report-writing capablities
• Must be computer literate, especially in Excel
• Some experience in accurate data collection and capturing
• Experience in planning and evaluating trials, an advantage
• Passionate about plants
• No criminal record
• Excellent health and physically fit

Method of Application

Is a MiJobz Profile Required to Apply?
Not strictly, but a MiJobz profile is a significant advantage
Can Candidates Apply by Phone?
No
Application Deadline
October 19, 2013
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