Employer Vacancies

Temporary Field Trials Assistance

05/09/2017

Company

Company Name: Eurofins Agroscience Services Ltd.

Location of Position: Carlow Town

Company URL: https://www.eurofins.com/agroscienceservices

 

Position

Number positions: 1

Vacancy Type:

Duties: TEMPORARY FIELD TRIALS ASSISTANT Carlow Eurofins Agroscience Services provides analytical, regulatory and field support to the crop protection industry. Our technical activities involve conducting field and laboratory studies on/in agricultural crops to determine the safety and efficacy of new agrochemicals and crop varieties. We have a vacancy at our Irish regional office in Carlow/sth Leinster for a Temporary field trials assistant, to assist in the conduct of agricultural studies through our busy application and assessment season, ideally September 2017 for up to 2 months. Successful candidate will spend time working outdoors with experienced Field Trial Officers. You will assist in all necessary checking, preparation and calibration of equipment, vehicles, chemicals and other materials and actively take part in the application of pesticides to a variety of crops. You will also be involved in the assessment of crops, weeds, pests and diseases and assist in collecting, gathering and storing suitable specimens for residue analysis. You should be conscientious, enjoy practical, physical activities, and be able to work with minimum supervision, with a flexible outlook as you may be required to work outside normal office hours. This shall be a paid work placement. A full driving licence and / or experience of agricultural work would be advantageous. May suit Agricultural Science or similar student seeking relevant work experience with a leading Research company as part of their Work Placement Modules.

 

Applicant Required

Target Discipline: Agriculture/Science

Level: n/a

Additional Info: Can be part time to suit suitable applicant

 

Application Procedure

Method application: Please send your CV and a covering letter by e-mail to Martin Fitzpatrick, Trials Coordinator (Ireland) to the address below: martinfitzpatrick@eurofins.com  Telephone: 087-2222547 Closing date: Open

Closing Date: 31-10-2017