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Field Extension Services Assistant

Job Summary

Our client in the agricultural industry is currently looking to hire a Field Extension Services Assistant.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Responsibilities
•    Carrying out farm demonstrations on crop maintenance at the assigned farms;
•    Providing effective operational support to ensure the continuous supply of the produce to the factory from managed farms (out-growers).
•    Training farmers on application of fertilizer and harvesting of the crops;
•    Ensuring proper maintenance of the farms;
•    Assisting farmers in planting quality plants and carrying out census of plant population;
•    Carrying out verification of new growers and transfer cases;
•    Training farmers on effective management of nurseries;
•    Liaising with other authorities in solving problems concerning crop growing;
•    Participating in communicating the company’s policies to farmers as and when required.
 
Qualifications
•    A Diploma in Agriculture or its equivalent e.g. Horticulture, forestry, Agriculture Extension etc.
•    At least 2 years’ experience in Field operations and ability to supervise day to day operations in the managed farms as well as offer extension services to Out-growers
•    Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
•    Disciplined and must have personal integrity.

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Nairobi
| Full Time |
KSh Confidential
Job Function: Farming & Agriculture
3w
Nairobi
| Full Time |
KSh Confidential
Job Function: Farming & Agriculture
3w