Advertising Salary:
£22,011 per annum
Location
AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
Work Area
Farms
Closing Date
26 Apr 2024
Overview Of Role
The Research Farms team in Harpenden are recruiting for a Junior Farm & Field Trials Technician.
 
If you are an ambitious individual, who is organised and a good communicator, who would like to contribute to Rothamsted' s world leading science, we would like to hear from you.

The ideal candidate will have some practical experience working on a farm or with agricultural field trials, however training will be provided. The post could be an opportunity to make a start in the industry with a good all-round experience available in both commercial farming and field trials experience.
 
The post is initially for a 1 year fixed term period and attracts a salary ranging from £22,011 per annum (from 1 April 2024) for 37 hours, dependent on experience. Lawes Agricultural Trust have a portfolio of rental properties in close proximity to the farm, for those who would require local accommodation and we can assist in pursuing this option.
 
Rothamsted offers a generous pension scheme with minimum employer contribution of 10% and minimum employee contribution of 5%; 30 days annual leave per year, plus bank holidays; Cycle to Work scheme; Rothamsted sports and social committee. 
 
Closing date: 26 April 2024 
Interviews expected to take place: week commencing 6th May 
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, diversity and inclusion and flexibility in working arrangements creates a positive work life balance and enables a welcoming environment for all prospective employees. 

As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to making reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process and all disabled candidates (as defined by the Equality Act 2010) who satisfy the minimum criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview.   If this is required, please contact us.  Applications from candidates irrespective of their background, gender, race, sexual orientation, religion or age are welcomed, providing the required criteria is met. 

We have an attractive benefits package including 30 days annual leave, a generous pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and an attractive campus offering cultural and recreational activities. 

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