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Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture
Category: General
Description: Under the direct supervision pf the Chief Plan Breeding Officer (SOG/ST 5) is responsible for performing plant breeding research duties leading to improved a new crop varieties. The incumbent is also a team member carrying our major phases of complex projects.

Key Outputs
  • Research projects prepared  and implemented
  • Crop varieties improved and/or developed
  • Germ plasm maintained
  • Pollens procured and stored
  • Equipment and machinery maintained 
  • Data collected
  • Stock inventory checked
  • Reports produced
  • Plots established
  • Pesticides and fertilizers applied
  • Seeds sown and crops harvested
  • Staff needs identified and addressed
  • Competent and productive staff  
Details of the post can be obtained from the website (  or from the Human Resource Management Unit in the Ministry. 
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Plant Breeding or other related discipline with two years' experience.

  • Graduate of College of Agriculture, Science and Education or Jamaica School Of Agriculture.
  • Two years experience in the related field.
Deadline: January 20, 2018

Contact Information
Name: Senior Director, Human Resource Management & Development
Address: Hope Gardens
Kingston 6.
Email: N/A
Telephone: N/A
Fax: N/A

Ad Post Date: 2018-01-10



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