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Farm and Field Trial Operator

Job details
Posting date: 17 June 2024
Salary: £24,225 to £24,225 per year, pro rata
Additional salary information: commensurate with experience
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 28 June 2024
Location: Higham, Bury St. Edmunds
Remote working: On-site only
Company: Rothamsted Research
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 749


Rothamsted Research is a leading scientific research institute, with farm sites which include Harpenden and Suffolk.

We have an exciting opportunity for an already established agricultural operator to support our teams based in Brooms Barn in Suffolk. ensuring the safe and effective operations across both our commercial areas and the field trials on site, enabling us to continue supporting science.

If you are:

- Ambitious
- Highly organised
- A good communicator

We would love to hear from you.

The role would suit someone who has a good knowledge and looking for the next steps in their career.

We offer a varied experience working in a research environment. The successful applicant will work alongside our existing team with the support of our experienced manager who is keen to share their knowledge.

The successful candidate will:

- Be expected to understand basic health and safety
- Have good IT skills.
- Have the ability to think outside the box and share new ideas
- As a research farm, be able to ensure accurate record keeping and follow strict protocols.

The post is full time 37 hours per week, initially for a 3 year fixed term period up until the 1st July 2027, with option to extend.

The role offers a salary upwards of £24,225 dependent on experience.

Lawes Agricultural trust have a 3 bedroom rental property on site which is available available on discussion.

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