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Field Assistants (NEX-SC)

Job Category:
Support Staff
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
8
Agency / Project:
Biosaline-II
City/Location:
4 Jhang, 2 Sargodha , 2 Hafizabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
17 March, 2007
Last Date to apply:
30 March, 2007
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

At least 3 years of relevant experience. Excellent interpersonal, communication skills. Familiarity with local languages and customs and tradition will be an advantage.


Description:
 

Background:

Bio Saline II (October 2006 – September 2010) aims at developing community driven sustainable farming systems for the rehabilitation of waterlogged and salt affected lands to improve livelihoods in three districts of Punjab namely Hafizabad, Jhang and Sargodha.

The Field Assistant will report to the In-charge Field Unit and will get guidance from the concerned technical person.

Scope of work

He/She will be the responsible for carrying out following activities:

 Assist agriculture officer in selecting suitable sites for laying out fertilizer trials.

 Land preparation, fertilizer application, irrigation and sowing of trials along with other field activities regarding research experiments.

 Record on-spot observation such as agro-ecological data.

 Arrange plant protection measures, harvesting of sample plots, threshing, winnowing and weighing for yield data.

 Assist the soil scientist and the agriculture officer in the field unit in implementing the project interventions.

 Any other assignment entrusted by the Project Management


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMatriculationMatriculation / O levelsMatriculate with 2 years diploma of Field Assistant from recognized training institute

Skills
Must Title Level Description
YesSkills Excellent  He/She must have strong cross-cultural communication, problem-solving skills and results orientation and sensitivity to gender issues. Must have ability to work under pressure in a multi-cultural environment.