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Field Officer

An Agriculture Diploma holder trained at a recognized institute. Some positions will be in outstations, ideally close to candidates’ locations. Part-time positions negotiable.

  • Requirements
    • Extensive practical experience with paddy cultivation, ideally in wet zone paddy cultivation
    • Experienced and comfortable with dealing with diverse farmers and other stakeholders frequently and on a practical basis
    • Ability to travel regularly around an assigned region to carry out duties
    • Ability to produce concise, clear and actionable reports and recommendations on a regular basis
  • Responsibilities include
    • Agricultural extension and regular field visits
    • Building up working relationships and coordinating with assigned farmer groups and other stakeholders
    • Setting up and maintaining Internal Control System(s) to monitor and control production
    • Coordinating with certifying agencies and escorting inspectors, Rural Returns personnel and other stakeholders on site visits and inspections
    • Other activities assigned from time to time by the Managing Director
  • Additional qualifications
    • Own laptop
    • Good computer skills
    • Driver’s license with Dual Purpose/Motor Lorry/Light Motor Lorry categories
    • Intermediate to advanced photography skills
Please submit a 1-page resume and cover letter along with two recommendations from unrelated referees, at least one from a person who has worked closely with you in this field. Your cover letter should relate your experience and interests to your reasons for applying to the relevant position.