Vacancy Information

Agronomy Trials Technician


Location: Herefordshire
Closing date: 09 Aug 2020
Reference number: SV/A1194

Job details

Passionate about agriculture, but not certain how to get started or what career to choose? Looking for a role where every day is different? NIAB runs the largest field crop research operation in England and Wales, with its headquarters at Cambridge and twelve regional centres and over fifty staff directly involved with in-field trialling of crop varieties and inputs.

We are currently looking to fill positions in our West region. Those beginning their careers are also encouraged to apply to a company that has a comprehensive development programme and attractive pay and benefits package. Join us and you will learn new skills and work hard as part of a small team in a large company with great career progression. You will have a sound practical knowledge of agriculture, motivated and adaptable enough to work inside and out, with a range of equipment and farm machinery. Some experience of working in field crop trials that includes pesticide application and crop assessment would be beneficial but full training will be provided where necessary. A full UK driving licence is required as travel around the country to trial sites is required.

Further details and an application form are available from or from the HR Office, 93 Lawrence Weaver Road, Cambridge CB3 0LE. Tel: 01223 342282. Email:

We are always looking for keen individuals who wish to work hard and learn all about agriculture. Whether you have ambitions to become a Technical Expert, a Leader or an Agronomist or are uncertain what path to take, but are passionate about working in the industry, then there is no better place to progress your career than at NIAB. If you are interested, please register an interest at: