Starke Ayres: General Worker

Location: Oudtshoorn, Western Cape

The following position has become available at our Starke Ayres Research Department in Oudtshoorn. The purpose of this job is to be involved in all practical work related to crop breeding and evaluation – on and off station.

Job FunctionsResearch and Development



  • Assist with planting of crop breeding material and crop trials.
  • Assist with thinning out of crop breeding material and crop trials.
  • Involved in all irrigation related tasks.
  • Involved in crop pollinations.
  • Involved in harvesting of crop breeding material and trails.
  • Involved in weighing and taking of crop trials and breeding material.
  • Involved in detasseling of open pollinated crossing blocks and breeding material.
  • Perform any task on the research stations which management may deem necessary.
  • Comply with safety regulations in the workplace as laid down by legislation.
  • Carry out any farm maintenance or other requirements to operate farm.
  • Assist with packing of seed.
  • Assist with marking fields.
  • Involved in spraying of crops.

Requirements: Experience in this field will be an added advantage.

How To Apply

Online Application

Closing Date: 11/06/2021

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