Advertising Salary:
Commensurate with experience
Location
AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
Work Area
Farms
Closing Date
10 Oct 2022
Overview Of Role
Rothamsted Research Farm team in Harpenden, Herts are recruiting a Field Trials Technician, working with a world renowned research institute. 

If you are a motivated individual, who is organised and a good communicator, we would love to hear from you!

This post will report to Field Trials manager, and working alongside the Farm Team. 

Ideally, practical experience working on farm or with agricultural field trials is desired. The ideal candidate will hold  or have the commitment to learn skills and knowledge in the areas of tractor and telehandler driving, machinery operation and  basic machinery maintenance to ensure our equipment is of the highest safety standards. 

As a research farm, accurate record keeping and following strict protocols is essential. The ability to use digital platforms for record keeping and to assist with planning is essential.

The post is a 3 year fixed term period, which is line with the organisation's funding cycles, with opportunity to be renewed.
 This role attracts a salary ranging from £24,225 per annum, dependent on experience.
 
Rothamsted offer an attractive pension scheme (minimum employer contribution of 10%; Employee 5%); access to Rothamsted sports and social club; salary sacrifice Cycle to Work scheme; ability to purchase up to 5 days annual leave per year
 
Lawes Agricultural Trust have a portfolio of rental properties in close proximity to the farm, for those who would require local accommodation. 
About The Company
Established in 1843, Rothamsted Research is one of the UK's leading Research Institutes delivering world class agricultural science.  Our commitment to learning and development, equality and diversity as well as creating a positive work life balance,  enable a welcoming environment for all prospective employees.  We have an attractive benefits package including 25 days annual leave, a generous pension scheme and an attractive campus offering cultural and recreational activities.  Rothamsted Research values its commitment to equality and diversity in its workforce and we particularly encourage applications from women, disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, as these groups are currently under-represented within the organisation.

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