Employment with DINZ

Employment with DINZ

Technician / Senior Technician

Company: Agresearch
Location: Dunedin, Otago
Listed: Wed 15 Jan
Type: Full time, Permanent

Applications close on Monday 10 February 2020 at 5:00 pm

The Role and opportunity

AgResearch's Farms Systems & Environment Science Group is looking for a passionate and motivated Technician/Senior Technician to join the Farm Systems Team at the Invermay Campus.

Reporting into the Science Team Leader - Farm Systems, you will be working with researchers and stakeholders to assist with planning the research, co-ordinating resources and equipment, collecting data, and providing preliminary analysis and reporting of results that will feature in published studies and project reports. In particular, this role will support the deer research programme and will require the incumbent to be comfortable in acquiring the skills for handling of deer.

This position would be well suited to a team player with good knowledge of New Zealand farming systems and the ability to communicate with pastoral industry stakeholders. You will also be interested in the technical aspects of field work, as well as being keen to develop skills in digital agriculture tools and computer-based modelling. A valid driver's licence and willingness to travel for fieldwork is essential for this role.

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