Internal Position No.: 
82 of 2022

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist the agricultural sector in agronomy, produce and development matters in order to facilitate the sustainable growth of the agricultural sector in the Territory.

Main Responsibilities

1. Assist with the design and implementation of long term strategies in order to be responsive to the needs of the Agricultural sector.
2. Attend meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any changes in policies or procedures relevant to the role.
3. Coordinate seminars, meetings and events; attend, record and report as required.
4. Assist in the collection and tabulation of damage assessments and identify markets for farmers and provide suitable prices for farmers in order to facilitate the sustainability of the Agricultural sector.
5. Assist with research as required for the formulation of reports, developments or amendment of legislation.
6. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Science or related field
  • Two (2) years related experience
  • Valid BVI driver’s license required
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Good knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws
  • Good knowledge of basic/routine surgical and medication procedures
  • Good knowledge of abattoir operations and meat inspection procedures
  • Good knowledge of common animal diseases/food borne and zoonotic disease/recognition of important and common disease causing organisms; diagnosis, treatment/management, control/prevention.
  • Good knowledge of animal related disease: significant, diagnosis and treatment/control/prevention
  • Good knowledge of animal behaviour as well as physical and chemical restraint
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
Closing Date: 
Friday, 26 August 2022
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