Irrigation Coordinator at Tomato Jos

Tomato Jos is an African agricultural production company that believes in the power of farming and processing local food products for local consumption. Tomato Jos not only produces the best quality tomato products but we also leave a foot print in the lives of those we encounter every day. Our mission is to make tomato production a sustainable, profitable business for the farmers with whom we work.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Irrigation CoordinatorLocation: Kaduna The MissionThis person’s mission is to ensure that adequate fertilizer and water is applied on the Tomato Jos nucleus farm to produce the highest quality product.The PositionTomato Jos is seeking a person who is willing to challenge themselves in the field of Agriculture.This position requires someone uniquely using both their interpersonal and scientific skills to advance agricultural opportunities.Applicants should have problem solving skills, a strong interest in farming, and the ability to manage logistical challenges.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:Irrigating the nucleus farmOverseeing repair and maintenance of the irrigation system (including water sources)Fertigating the nucleus farmCalculating and recording water usageOverseeing and recording fertilizer applicationsServicing fertilizer and irrigation equipmentTroubleshooting irrigation issuesLearning all technical phases of the farming operationThe applicant needs to be willing to do and capable of doing every job on the farm. They will start with the most basic tasks and only through training and experience, will they advance to more complex challenges and responsibilities.Job RequirementsMust be willing to work long hours in field conditions.Must be trustworthy.Must have basic mathematical skills.Must have completed Secondary School, or equivalent.Preferable applicants will have a degree or certificate in a related subject (agriculture, engineering, business, etc.)Preferable applicants will have plumbing experience.Preferable applicants will speak English and another local language (Hausa).Preferable applicants must be proficient in using computer programs like MS Excel and MS Word or have the capability of learning how to use these types of programs.Location DescriptionFarming operations are located in Igabi LGA . Applicants must be willing to relocate to the area. Certain projects may involve travel which Tomato Jos will accommodate. 

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