13 Agricultural Officer II job at The Agricultural Seed Agency (ASA)

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Vacancy title:
13 Agricultural Officer II

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Agricultural Services & Products ]

Jobs at:

The Agricultural Seed Agency (ASA)

Deadline of this Job:
05 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, July 25, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Duties And Responsibilities
• Seed Production
• To assist in plans production and multiplication of Basic and Certified seeds
• To apply proper agronomic practice in seeds production.
• To manage seed farms at highest standard required by regulations.
• To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by Supervisor.
• Seed Quality
• To perform field inspection before planting and advice on Isolation and other minimum standards required by regulation.
• To perform inspection of field during growing season to maintain genetic purity.
• To perform internal seed sampling and seed testing and advice accordingly.
• To analyze genetic quality and physical quality of seed produced by ASA.
• To assist in seed storage and processing activities
• To conduct purity, germination, vigor, tetrazolium, herbicide bioassay and other tests according to current TOSCI, OECD or ISTA regulations.
• To assist in preparation of ASA quality plans;
• To assist in the implementation quality procedures;
• To check if ASA services respond to customers’ expectations
• To calibrate and maintain of lab equipment.
• To assist proper plan for amount of pre-basic seed to be ordered from TARI, produce Basic and Certified seeds.
• To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by Supervisor.

Qualification And Experience
• Holder of Bachelor Degree in one of the following fields; Agriculture General, Seed Technology, Agriculture Education and Extension, Agronomy, Horticulture, Crop Science, Crop Science and Technology or equivalent qualifications from Institution/University recognized by the Government

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
To apply follow this link https://portal.ajira.go.tz/user/auth/login/5712