Closing Date: 11th February 2019

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2019-003 Position:
Tractor Operator Location: Onne, Rivers State Recruitment
Type: National (2-year renewable contract)
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Institute’s station in Onne, Rivers State:

Position: Tractor Operator

Contract: 2-year renewable contract Location: Onne


Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

• Operate tractor with full range of implements such as plough, harrow, boom sprayer, cassava planter etc;
• Maintain tractor and implements;
• Drive truck, maintain farm site and prepare field for trials;
• Perform all other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.


O’level with at least three (3) years’ relevant experience working in a research institute.


The ideal candidate must:
• Have knowledge and experience working in Niger Delta state of Nigeria.
• Have ability to speak one of the common native languages and English
• Have ability to write in English.
• Be smart, diligent, ready to work in a team and have a good sense of interpersonal relationship.


We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.


Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed cover letter and curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to IITA website: http://www.iita.org/about/jobs/ no later than Two Weeks from the date of this publication. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include the applicant’s current or previous direct Supervisor, professional colleague and evidence of current remuneration package.

IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.

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