Wagga Wagga, NSW

Posted: 28 July, 2022

Closes: 22 August, 2022

  • Entry level role
  • Fast paced, dynamic company
  • Small, dedicated and specialised team

Australian Grain Technologies (AGT) is Australia’s largest plant breeding company with a focus on delivering field crop varieties with superior performance to Australian farmers. AGT has a vibrant team of breeders and researchers who use the latest technology to develop new plant varieties.

AGT is a great place to work and grow your career. Talented employees are the key to our success. We recognise and reward performance and provide training and growth opportunities for high performing individuals. Our culture and grower benefit focus makes AGT a desirable employer in the agricultural industry.

About the role

In this role, you will be working as part of a highly motivated team conducting agricultural research in the field based at our facility in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales. As a member of this specialised team you will be working on aspects of conducting field research to support the breeding programs. Experience in trial work is desirable but not essential, as on the job training can be provided for the right candidate.

We are looking for hardworking and friendly personable applicants with a “can do” attitude. You will need to follow instruction and protocols and you will be happy to ask questions when you do not understand or need more information. Showing initiative is valued as is excellent communication skills, eye for detail, problem solving skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

Responsibilities may include

  • Warehouse duties
  • Sample handling, cleaning and packing for field experiments
  • Laboratory testing
  • Field experiments
  • Planting, harvesting and spraying of field trials in peak times

Desirable Skills

  • Heavy vehicles driving licence
  • Australian Chemical Users Permit
  • Forklift licence
  • Microsoft Office skills

We require resourceful applicants who have an eye for detail and the ability to undertake physically strenuous outdoors work during our busy season. Intra and interstate travel may be a requirement of this role.

All applications must be via Seek.com.au and include a brief cover letter and resume.


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