Agronomist Job Description

Category: Job Descriptions, Tags: Agronomist

Job Responsibilities

Main job duties of 'agronomist' include: Provides organizational and technological guidance in field of crop production; Given the specific production environmental conditions, conducts work on introduction and development of a scientifically sound system of agriculture and further intensification of crop production in order to increase production and improve the quality of crop production; Organizes the implementation of measures to increase the yield of agricultural land, soil fertility; rational use of labor, agricultural machinery, proper use of organic and mineral fertilizers, pesticides, plant growth regulators; Participates in development of technological maps of crops; Keeps a book of field history; Introduces intensive technology and advanced experience in growing crops, harvesting, sales and storage of agricultural products; Participates in development of annual and long-term plans and objectives for crop development and ensures their implementation; Determines the terms and procedure for all agricultural work in crop production; Participates in organization of sales of crop products in a market economy; Maintains technical documentation, organizes accounting and reporting; Participates in certification and rationalization of jobs; Controls the observance by workers of rules of environmental protection, rules and norms of labor protection, industrial sanitation and fire protection.

Job Requirements

Regulations on agro-industrial complex; Orders, instructions and other guiding materials on production activities in field of crop production; Agricultural machinery and advanced technology of growing crops; Seed production, fertilizer systems, methods of plant protection against pests, diseases and weeds; Standards for marketable crop products; Scientific achievements and best practices in crop production; Basics of market economy, organization of production, labor and management; Basics of labor and land legislation; Rules and regulations of labor protection, industrial sanitation and fire protection.

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Category: Job Descriptions, Tags: Agronomist