Horticulturist Job in Ruiru, Kenya (15K)

Position: Horticulturist
 
Location: Ruiru
 
Salary: KShs 15,000
 
Reference No: TRH 1603/16

Job Description: Our client seeks to hire an individual how has the competence and skill to attend to and understand plants growth in greenhouses.
 

The duties and responsibilities shall include but are not limited to:
  • Apply pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers complying with stated guidelines.
  • Records the application of pesticides and maintain a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) record of the chemicals store in the facility.
  • Ensures that the department is in compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) regulations concerning chemicals stored at the facility.
  • Confer with others in the industry about new plants and ideas.
  • Use of numerous gardening tools and equipment and clean and care for them to keep them in good condition.
  • To analyze plants to figure out whether they are nutrient deficient, infected with disease or infested with pests.  Then determine the best measures to remedy the problems.
Qualifications
  • Must have at least a degree in horticulture or any other relevant field.
  • At least 6 months experience in an active field.
  • Must have interned at KARI or the Ministry of Agriculture.
  • Must have the ability to identify and control pests in greenhouses.
  • Must understand how plants grow, know how to use fertilizers and pesticides, and communicate well.
Interested and qualified candidates should send their cover letter and CV to angeline@therecruitmenthub.co.ke

Remember to include the above reference number in your application. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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