Agriculture News and Jobs

For Clean, Smart and Profitable Farming.

Agriculture Jobs

Ag Jobs as Agricultural Engineer at Agriculture Department

Job Title:Agricultural Engineer
Job Location:Mumbai, Maharashtra
No. of Positions:01
Employer:Agriculture Department, Maharashtra
Please Contact Employer Directly.
Last Date to Apply: :1st December, 2016

Project Name:
Project on Climate Resilient Agriculture (PoCRA)

The applicant should have post graduate degree in Agricultural Engineering from a recognized institution / university

- S/he should have at least 8 years work experience in the field of applications of agricultural engineering technologies related to activities mentioned in the job description above
- S/he should have knowledge of latest agricultural engineering technologies
- S/he should have a good understanding of watershed / catchment treatment and also drainage line treatment,
- S/he should have a good understanding of dryland agriculture and scope of technology transfer for improving resilience
- Knowledge of initiatives of the GoI on custom hiring centres for promoting farm mechanisation
- S/he should be well familiar with the seed production systems
- S/he should be well versed with using computers and MS Office and be able to draft good quality reports;
- Working knowledge of AUTOCAD / GIS software will be added advantage
- Applicant with experience of working in a World Bank or international bi/multilateral funded project will be given preference.
- Experience in government sector would be desirable.
- S/he should be willing to work in rural areas involving extensive touring.
- Applicant should have good interpersonal and communication skills

Providing technical support, planning, coordination and monitoring & evaluation of implementation activities at cluster / district level for:
- Use of agricultural engineering technologies for improving water conservation & harvesting, water use efficiency, mechanization of farm level activities, introducing community level agro-processing techniques for improving quality of agro-produce
- Village/ cluster level implementation of soil and water conservation / watershed treatment technologies, e.g. contour trenches and contour bunding, broad-bed furrows, deep furrows, gully plug, cement Nala bunds Earthen Nala bunds, farm ponds, etc
- Large scale up-scaling of use of drip and sprinkler micro irrigation systems for improving farm level water use efficiency
- Increasing farm mechanization
- Establishing community owned Agro-processing centres at Farmers’ Producers Organizations for primary processing of agricultural produce
- Treatment/Reclamation/ management of saline areas
• Liaise with research and academic institutions and partner agencies for mainstreaming agricultural technological innovations at cluster level
• Capacity building of project stakeholders at different levels for use of agricultural equipment and technologies.
• Conducting training camps & workshops for technology dissemination
• Data collection & analysis of project progress and impact after use of agricultural technologies
• Preparation of operational guidelines, monitoring and evaluation reports and case studies in the thematic area
• Any other duties, as assigned by the Project Director

How to Apply:
Applicants should submit their applications in PDF format, by email only, to hr.pocra[at] , on or before midnight of 1st December, 2016.
Please Contact Employer Directly.

For More Details Visit: