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The International Potato Center (CIP) is looking for a Tractorist I. The position is required to meet the objectives included in the Research Support Unit at the headquarters in San Ramon, Junín. Functions: Operate agricultural machinery (farm tractor and accessories), complying with the program prepared by the Station Supervisor in accordance with the research and rotation requirements in the field. Maintain the assigned machinery in optimal conditions, supervising its proper functioning and ensuring its proper use. Ensure the correct maintenance of the different agricultural machinery and tools that are used by the Unit. Support field work: from planting to harvest and post-harvest and collect and transfer material from the field to the Warehouses. Carry out phytosanitary applications (agrochemicals) in the station’s crop fields. Provide support to research projects in specific field, greenhouse or laboratory tasks as authorized by the supervisor. Be responsible for compliance with National and International Health and Safety laws, regulations and standards. Requirements What are we looking for? Technical studies in agriculture, handling of agricultural machinery or similar. At least 1 years of experience in similar positions is required. Experience in operating agricultural equipment (Tractor models: John Deere 5510 and 5303, 65 – 92 HP, Massey Ferguson 365, 105HP, Kubota 25HP) Knowledge in crop and soil development. Practices in field and greenhouse gardening. Knowledge and experience in entering data into Excel sheets. Experience driving light vehicles (Good driving record) AI Category Driver’s License (essential) Skills: Organization, responsibility, high level of commitment and initiative. Attitude of service and teamwork. Benefits What are we offering? Great opportunity to join an international organization. Compensation package commensurate with experience. 6-month contract with the possibility of renewal. Work in an equal and diverse workplace.

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