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19 Dec 2017

Full-time International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA): Equipment Operator Vacancy

Nigeria Job bucket Staff Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria

Job Description

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.

The Job : Equipment Operator

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

Job Profile


Recruitment Type: National (2-year renewable contract)


  • Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
  • Operate Tractor for mowing, ridging, spraying and harrowing;
  • Mark fields using marker;  Trail and Plough for research field operation;
  • Spray research field with spraying machine;
  • Apply fertilizer to research field;
  • Carryout harvest operations with harvester; Attend to minor repairs when necessary;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.


  • SSCE or Trade Test with valid professional class E drivers’ licence and with at least five (5) years tractor operations working experience.


  • Must be strong and agile.
  • Have ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Must be hardworking, honest and trustworthy.


  • We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

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Job Categories: Engineering Jobs In Nigeria. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: Equipment Operator jobs and International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) jobs. Salaries: N200,000-N300,000.


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