Website I K Caldwell
- Excellent opportunity to join our Field Services Team
- Specialise in Horticulture Agronomy
- Located in Shepparton or Cobram VIC
- Competitive salary package + motor vehicle
About the role
AGnVET Agronomists provide advice on soils, plant nutrition, plant growth, insect, disease and weed management over a range of horticulture cropping systems.
You will be supported by our experienced agronomists and field services team to develop the skills to provide growers with the latest in agricultural technology including a diverse range of crop protection products, seed, fertiliser and plant nutrition services, providing advanced agronomic advice and solutions.
Your main responsibilities will be to:
- Provide advanced agronomic advice and solutions to customers
- Provide input into Agronomy strategies and planning by assisting store manager and Agronomists
- Support key customer management by assisting in the development of business plans for new customers
- Communicate with key suppliers and develop demonstration sites.
You must be a recent graduate with tertiary qualifications. You will have strong communication and problem-solving skills, adaptable to change and have effective interpersonal skills, with a keen interest in agricultural production and technology.
We are seeking people who are passionate about developing their technical, management and leadership potential. Your demonstrated participation and leadership through extra-curricular activities will also give you an advantage.
About IK Caldwell
I K Caldwell is a part of AGnVET Services Group, an Australian owned independent agribusiness, providing rural supplies and services. Established in Forbes NSW in 1915, they have over 60 branches located throughout the Eastern States and their iconic brands include AGnVET Services, IK Caldwell, Wheelhouse Group, AGnVET Rural and specialist water and irrigation business, Darling Irrigation.
I K Caldwell services clients across a considerable area with branches in Ballarat, Cobram, Corowa, Deniliquin, Moama, Rochester and Shepparton. We deliver a range of agronomic and service packages extensively throughout the Goulburn Valley, Northern Victoria and Southern Riverina regions.
Our extensive agronomic team deliver a range of services for broadacre, horticulture, viticulture, fodder, rice and summer crop production across these regions. These include on farm advice on pest, disease and weed management, crop inspections, farm planning and recommending in-crop nutrition requirements.
Our diverse range of products and services are brought to life by talented and hardworking people who are passionate about the agricultural industry, all of which makes AGnVET Services a rewarding employer in our field.
What’s on offer
You will receive a competitive salary package with fully maintained company vehicle. You will be provided with ongoing training and development as a key member of our Graduate Agronomy program.
Your application should be addressed to the Head of Agronomy, with your cover letter and resume, indicating your preferred location and agronomic specialism. You should address the criteria above (About You) in your application.
Applications close: 31 May 2022
AGnVET Services & I K Caldwell thanks all applicants. However, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.