Irrigation Specialist Job Description
Seeding Africa is a charitable organization founded by Africans on the continent and in the
Diaspora. The main aim of this organization is to source and supply organic seeds to local farming
communities on the continent to feed its people, thus Feeding our Future. So that these
communities can produce a much-needed consumable and make a profit for their own growth
and sustainability. We are looking for an Irrigation Specialist to join our team on a volunteer basis.
Required Skills and Abilities
As an irrigation specialist you will design and install irrigation system, in addition, you will inspect,
audit, adjust and repair the system to ensure they perform at maximum efficiency and conserve
• High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties
and responsibilities specified.
• Ability to install, operate, troubleshoot and repair manual and/or computerized
• Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
• Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
• Ability to perform irrigation tasks such as operate timers, clocks, and controls for
• Knowledge of manual and/or computerized irrigation systems.
• Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
Duties & Responsibilities
• Turns irrigation systems on and off as designated.
• Repairs and replaces hoses, pipes, and numerous types of sprinkler heads and
• Operates timers, clocks, and controls for sprinklers.
• Replaces or repairs irrigation valves.
• Installs or repairs irrigation lines.
• May assist in various maintenance activities as required.
• Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies;
promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
• Performs snow removal, as required.
• Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Becoming an Irrigation Specialist with Seeding Africa, is a rewarding and fulfilling role, that will
enhance your existing skills and develop your other skills, it is a fantastic opportunity to become
proficient within the irrigation industry and work with a leading organisation to increase your
industry presence and portfolio, we are a great company to work with, we are built on trust and
respect and we expect the same from our volunteers, to find out how you can apply for this
position, please contact us today!