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Employment Opportunity : Tree Breeder

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 York Timbers
POSITION: Tree Breeder
SITE: Sabie
DEPARTMENT: Forestry
JOB GRADE: C3
CLOSING DATE: 2 May 2017

York Timbers promotes the principles of employment equity.

POSITION OBJECTIVE

The successful candidate will report to the Technical Manager and will be responsible for breeding genetically improved trees.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
  • Manage orchids and clone banks
  • Responsible for Fusarium screening
  • Manage trial establishment and assessment
  • DNA fingerprinting
  • Responsible for seed sales
  • Ensure compliance with OHS legislation

REQUIREMENTS

Educational:
  • Grade 12
  • BSc/MSc Forest Science

Work Experience:

  • At least 3-5 years relevant experience

Other:

  • Honest, reliable and energetic individual
  • Innovative and adaptable
  • Strong analytical aptitude
  • Ability to function in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Able to function independently and be accountable
  • Ability to plan, lead, organise and control subordinates/contractors

If you meet the minimum requirements and are interested in applying for this vacancy, please forward your CV to:

Recruiting HR Name: Anina Coetzee

Contact: 
E-mail: recruitment@york.co.za
                 Telephone No: 013 764 9200
                 Fax No: 013 764 1027


Please mark your application clearly as Tree Breeder

Should you not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful
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