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Field Technician

Sugar Research Australia - Brisbane City, QLD

Agriculture, Nature & Animal
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

    Gain experience in Sugarcane varieties and breeding program.

    Gain experience in GPS systems and variable rate implements.

    Make a positive impact to the sugarcane industry in Australia.

About Sugar Research Australia (SRA)

Sugar Research Australia is owned by the Australian Sugar Industry and is a global leader in sugarcane industry research and development. SRA strives to shape the future prosperity of the Australian sugarcane industry through innovation and ingenuity.

Embracing diversity and seeking to attract, develop and retain the highest calibre talent, we hire the best because we believe our people make the difference.

SRA is a values based organisation that places the highest priority on our investors, employees and the communities in which we operate. Our Values are Innovation, Investor Satisfaction, Accountability and Teamwork.

About the Role

The Field Technician roles are based at the major SRA sites and provide field operations support to Variety Development and applied research activity. Work is primarily based on SRA farms but also includes offsite trials. Under the direction of the Field Operations Leader the Field Technician conducts or contributes to a range of tasks to support execution of trials such as land preparation, planting, irrigation, fertilizer and herbicide application, sampling, and harvest.
These field operations form part of scientific experimentation, and a high level of uniformity and consistency are required to ensure accurate and meaningful trial results.

Key Responsibilities Include:
    Actively support SRA’s cultural transformation to being a place of continual learning and commercially outcome focussed organisation.

    Under the direction of the Field Operations Leader conduct land cultivation, fertiliser application, irrigation, and herbicide applications

    As part of a larger Variety Development team contribute to planting, sampling, and harvest operations.

    Provide field operations support to various research activities.

    Maintain records of field operation activity including BMP requirements.

    Contribute to the continuous improvement of HSE protocols and practices with active engagement in established procedures

    Periodic supervision of casual staff

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
When submitting your application please respond to how you meet the requirements of the role including.

Essential
    Ability to conduct physical work in very hot and humid environments.

    Previous experience working within sugarcane or other crop industries.

    Experience operating agricultural machinery.

    Ability to independently work safely and accurately following instruction or standard operating procedures.

    Reliable and professional work ethic.

    A current Drivers license.

If your skills and experience meet the above criteria and you would like to be part of a dedicated team, please click ‘Apply’ to submit your application, no later than 10:00pm Sunday 20 June, 2021.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia in order to apply. The successful applicant will be required to undertake a medical screening and a police check.

Brisbane City, QLD

Agriculture, Nature & Animal




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