Technical Officer Trainee

Technical Officer Trainee

  • Located in Hamilton
  • Earn and Learn
  • Gain a Nationally Recognised Qualification

AGA are seeking individuals to undertake a Technical Officer (Molecular Plant Breading) Traineeship to work with a Government organisation based in Hamilton. The successful candidates will work full time for 12 months whilst completing a Certificate III level qualification.  

  • Support scientific staff in conducting research trials
  • Assist in setting up for trials, experiments and data collection
  • Maintain plants for research programs
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Adopt and apply OH&S policies and procedures

Role Selection Criteria:

  • Understanding of horticulture and agriculture
  • Experience working in a team
  • High level of initiative and effective time management
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs


  • Drivers licence (preferred)
  • Willing to undertake a Police Check and/or Working With Children Check
  • Genuine interest in plant science and agricultural research

AGA Trainees will:

  • Attend accredited RTO/TAFE training
  • Receive ongoing mentoring & support
  • Receive a weekly wage including entitlements

AGA is a not for profit company and is one of the largest providers of employment and training services in Australia.

Application close date: Monday the 19th August

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.

Posted on Tuesday, August 13, 2019



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