Monday, July 7, 2014

Crop Protection Officer Job in Naivasha Kenya (KShs 40K)

Crop Protection Officer
Reporting to Production Manager
Industry: Agriculture
Location: Naivasha
Salary: Ksh 40,000 plus bonus

Our client is a grower of fresh produce with their main crops being; cabbage, frenchbeans, babycorn and potatoes. 

They seek to hire a crop protection officer. 

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Responsible for all application of pesticides, herbicides, weed killers and any other crop protection
  • Coordination of all crop scouting and IPM (integrated pest management) implementation
  • Handling equipment & machinery (sprayers) etc
  • Sourcing and purchasing of crop protection products
  • Understanding the types of crop protection to use and the time of application
  • Ability to identify a crop problem and find the appropriate product to use
  • Maintaining high standards of quality to meet the export market demands
  • Prepare a crop protection schedule weekly and per season
  • Preventive protection of crops from disease or pest infestation
  • Reporting to management on the progress
  • Min Degree/ Higher Diploma in Agriculture/ Crop Production
  • Minimum 2 years experience handling crop protection (spraying, pesticides, and weed killers)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Flexible and good planning and organization skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Integrity
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Crop Protection Officer Ksh 40K gross) to  before 18th July, 2014

Kindly indicate previous/ current salary on your CV

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