Crops Officer (Protection)

Neno District Council

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Malawians to fill the following vacant position existing at Neno District Council:

Post: CROPS OFFICER (PROTECTION) 2 posts
Grade : I/M7

Duties
i. Develop strategies for the implementation of crops protection programme
ii. Prepare annual work plans and budgets
iii. Develop technical massages on crops protection
iv. Organize and conduct training programmes on crop and protection
v. Plan and conduct crops protection field days/ open days
vi. Plan and implement on farm trials and demonstrations
vii. Provide technical guidance on crop protection
viii. Participate in farm input estimates
ix. Participate in identification of crop protection problems and develop strategies for addressing them.
x. Undertake surveillance and control of pests
xi. Prepare and submit reports as required.

Qualifications
BSc in Crop Production or Diploma in General Agriculture from a recognized institution with four years’ (4) experience.

Applications together with an updated Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant certificates clearly marked on the Envelop the position being applied for should be addressed to:

The Secretary,
Appointment and Disciplinary Committee,
Neno District Council
P.O. Box 11,
Neno

To reach him not later than 7th May 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.