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Graduate Technical GrowerRimfire Resources
The Company Southern Advanced Plants (SAP) is a leading supplier of high quality plants to major retail suppliers across Australia. They pride themselves in boasting world class production nursery facilities based on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula. As the company continues to expand they are looking to bring a skilled graduate into their team.
With a great mix of hands-on production and technical R&D components to the position this is an opportunity to fully immerse yourself in your new career. The Role Exposure to all aspects of the nursery with a 50:50 balance of technical project work and hands-on time supporting the grow team. Responsibilities will include: Technical support and analysis to minimise plant loss Implementing and improving integrated pest management strategies Designing, implementing and conducting research trials Supporting remote monitoring of climatic variables including application of precision agriculture Laboratory analysis Liaising with external researcher partners Supporting the grow team with hands-on production tasks such as stock preparation, pest and disease control, irrigation, trimming.
The Person SAP are seeking a graduate who has a passion for all things green and a commitment to a future in horticulture. The successful person will possess the following: An interest in horticultural agronomy and research The attitude to get stuck in and get their hands dirty Demonstrated experience working as a team Self-drive and curiosity for learning Attention to detail Tertiary qualifications in Horticulture/Agricultural Science or similar This position offers a good work life balance in a beautiful location with the opportunity learn in a hands-on capacity and deliver value in a technical aspect. As part of the Hort Innovation Graduate program applicants must be Australian residents or Permanent Resident.
For more information please contact Gemma on 1300 380701 or apply now..