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February

Agronomist

Private Company - Woolgoolga, NSW

Agriculture, Nature & Animal
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Responsibility:

  • Studies commercial plants, animals and cultivation techniques to enhance the productivity of farms and agricultural industries.

Duties:

  • Collecting and analysing data and samples of produce, feed, soil and other factors affecting production
  • Advising Farmers and Farm Managers on techniques for improving the production of crops and livestock, and alternative agricultural options
  • Advising farmers on issues such as livestock and crop disease, control of pests and weeds, soil improvement, animal husbandry and feeding programs
  • Studying the environmental factors affecting commercial crop production, pasture growth, animal breeding, and the growth and health of forest trees
  • Studying the effects of cultivation techniques, soils, insects and plant diseases on animal, crop and forest production
  • Developing procedures and techniques for solving agricultural problems and improving the efficiency of production
  • Managing forest resources to maximise their long-term commercial, recreational and environmental benefits for the community
  • Studying the propagation and culture of forest trees, methods for improving the growth of stock, and the effects of thinning on forest yields
  • Preparing plans for reafforestation and devising efficient harvesting systems
  • Investigating, planning and implementing management procedures to cope with the effects of fires, floods, droughts, soil erosion, insect pests and diseases

Qualification:

  • AQF Bachelor or Higher
  • 5 years of experience in related field
  • Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident Preferred
  • If overseas applicant, Skill Assessment is compulsory

Salary:

  • $60,000 - $80,000 + Super

Woolgoolga, NSW

Agriculture, Nature & Animal




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