Agriculture

Invasive Species Field Assistant - Summer Student Positions - Closing Applications: Apr 08, 2019

Employer: Lonsbury Applications Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Crowsnest Pass, Alberta

Job Description:

As a Invasive Species Field Assistant for Lonsbury Applications Ltd.you will conduct fieldwork and mitigate the impacts of invasive plant species. At times you will travel with a crew across southern and central Alberta to conduct fieldwork activities including hand pulling weeds, applying herbicide, monitoring weed infestations and treatments.

Wage: $18 - $22/hour (dependent on qualifications and/or experience) 
Contact Email: lonsburyapps@hotmail.com

Product Development Technician Intern - Closing Applications: May 01, 2019

Employer: Syngenta
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Calgary, Alberta

Job Description:

Requisition Number: 18007617 
Product Development Technician Intern- Calgary, Alberta

About Syngenta

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

About this Job:
As an intern at Syngenta, you have the opportunity to work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry, and work on real projects finding real solutions. Work with us and you’ll get:
• Competitive wages
• Ongoing career development resources
• The opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects
• Meaningful projects that solve problems

Duration:
May 2019-August 2019

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Work alongside our Research and Biological Assessment team in conducting a crop protection small-plot research program
• Preparation of research materials, plot layout, application of compounds, record keeping, data collection, and analysis of results
• Experience will be gained in agricultural practices, crop production, machinery operation, identification of weeds, insects and crop diseases, and trial methodology

Qualifications
Education & Experience:
• Ideal candidates are working toward a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Science or Business, however all academic disciplines are welcome to apply
• Farm background or previous relevant summer experience is preferred

Additional Knowledge, Skills, Traits & Abilities: 
• Must have a ‘G’ class license
• Comfortable wearing a respirator
• Comfortable working mainly outdoors
• Ability to repetitively lift a max of 20lbs at one time
• Ability to work in sustained awkward postures

Work Level: XZ


Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.


Syngenta Contact Information: 
If you need assistance during the application process, please contact the Service Desk at sta_support.northamerica@syngenta.com


Syngenta Canada welcomes applications from all qualified candidates and is able to accommodate persons with disabilities. For more information about accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process or if you would like more information on our accommodation policies, please contact recruitment.na@syngenta.com

Wage: 
Contact Email: amanda.stokes@syngenta.com

Ranch hand - Closing Applications: May 19, 2019

Employer: Kingsford Cattle Co 
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Princeton, B C

Job Description:

My husband and I have moved back to Canada after ranching in Australia for 30 years, we have bought a large ranch in southern BC and are starting the process of getting it back up and running successfully. We are offering a summer full-time position of employment on our cattle ranch. This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys this type of lifestyle. The successful applicant needs to be responsible, self-motivated, and a dependable individual who can think for themselves, work well in a team setting, or in an individual situation. This could become a full-time year round position or consecutive summer job. Jobs include riding, stock work, fencing, corral building, new barn and shed building, checking cattle on range. Riding experience and familiarity with cattle will be considered an asset.
A valid Class 5 drivers license and own transportation is required. This will be a great job for a person that loves ranch life. Good communication is a must, as is common sense, the confidence to ask questions to learn as you go and the willingness to go the extra mile when needed. Full board and accommodation supplied and can bring own horses if wanting to.

Wage: to be determined on applicant 
Contact Email: lamaroo@hotmail.com

NIR / QUALITY ASSISTANT – SUMMER STUDENT - Closing Applications: Apr 12, 2019

Employer: Trouw Nutrition Canada Inc.
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Ponoka, AB

Job Description:

Trouw Nutrition is a part of Nutreco, a global leader in animal nutrition and fish feed. Quality, innovation and sustainability are guiding principles embedded in the Nutreco culture from research and raw material procurement to products and services for agriculture and aquaculture. Experience across 100 years brings Nutreco a rich heritage of knowledge and experience for building its future. Nutreco employs approximately 10,000 people in 30 countries with sales in 80 countries.

POSITION SUMMARY: 
This summer student position is a unique opportunity to learn more about the animal nutrition industry. You will grow your skills in this area and work with new technology! Working alongside our experienced experts in this field and valued customers, this position will be focused on the development/implementation of rapid analytical techniques for feed and forages using Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS). 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Collecting and preparing NIR spectra using portable and desktop machines. 
• Collecting and collating data into databases and preparing written reports. 
• Working with the sales teams and customers to analyze feeds and forages.
• Working with the QA/QC team to develop procedures for utilizing NIRS for premix ingredients and products. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Previous / current education and/or working experience in the agricultural industry.
• Outstanding attention to detail.
• A positive attitude and excited to take on new tasks.
• Strong computer skills in Microsoft office, including Excel, Word and Outlook. 
• Comfortable with learning new technology.
• Strong work ethic, self-motivated, and takes initiative to learn and develop.
• Ability to adapt to various work situations and requests.
• Comfortable with multi-tasking.

WORK CONDITIONS:
• Standing for long periods of time.
• Occasional exposure to unpleasant odors such as silage and manure samples.
• Some travel to customer locations will be required.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
• Temporary – May to September 2019

POSITION START DATE:
• May 15, 2019


APPLICATION PROCESS: If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit the careers section of our website at www.trouwnutrition.ca and submit an application by Friday, April 12, 2019. We thank all applicants for their interest in Trouw Nutrition Canada Inc.; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No calls please. We are committed to employment equity and we encourage applications from qualified individuals, including women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. Trouw Nutrition Canada Inc. is committed to compliance with all applicable legislation including providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities. Please advise us at any point during the recruitment and selection process if you require accommodation.

Wage: 
Contact Email: work@trouwnutrition.com

Sales Agronomist - Closing Applications: Apr 19, 2019

Employer: WorkHorse Hub
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Saskatoon, Regina, Edmonton, Calgary

Job Description:

Our client is a leading agricultural biotechnology company engaged in innovative agri-inputs, inoculants & microbial technology for the US, Canada, Europe and South American markets. Their motto - to deliver bottom-line value to their customers through innovative crop production solutions.

As their Sales Agronomist you will work closely with retail locations, distribution partners, select growers and our client’s team members to execute and follow through on sales and customer support.

What will your day look like? You will:
Build strong relationships with retail and distribution customers.
Sell, promote and service current product lines.
Work with marketing team to actively launch new products.
Provide accurate territory sales forecasting for each product line which includes developing and implementing annual business plans to influence end-user demand.
Attend trade shows and retail field days.
Communicate weekly with the Sales Manager on the territories sales pipeline to provide accurate forecast updates.
Identify, manage and communicate new business & marketing opportunities in the territory

To be successful, in this role with you will possess:
A strong customer focus with the ability to communicate new concepts in a conversational manner.
Excellent communications skills which include planning, time management, negotiating, analytical, decision making and problem-solving.
Self- discipline and will be eager to work with existing and potential customers to help grow their business.
An understanding of your business targets and have a plan to achieve.
A comprehensive understanding of crop inputs including agronomics, agricultural technology, and latest trends in biologicals in crop production.
Flexibility with time management, travel and able to work extended hours as required.

If this role has you written all over it, then apply now! Do you want more information? Contact Chad Bodnarchuk, Recruitment Manager with WorkHorse Hub confidentially at 204-761-5240 or by email chad@workhorsehub.ca

Only those considered for the role will be contacted.

Wage: 
Contact Email: chad@workhorsehub.ca

Industrial Herbicide Applicators - Summer Season 2019 - Closing Applications: Jun 30, 2019

Employer: Focus Vegetation Management
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Eatonia

Job Description:

Position: $18.00 to $21.00 / hour May 1st to August 31st. June start available for students. Accommodation provided when local. Daily Living Allowance when assigned outside of the Region. Overtime, Completion Bonus. With inclement weather such as rain or high winds, you will not be assigned as it will be treated as a day off without pay. 
Ready For An Outdoor Adventure?

Life is meant to be an adventure! Using 4x4 trucks and UTV’s we apply herbicides to specific work areas across the province. Your role includes mixing and applying sprays, maintaining equipment as well as keeping detailed records of each application. We use GIS/GPS mapping for tracking. This position will require you to work at variety of locations. Accommodation is coordinated by Focus. This position will require working extended hours and weekends.


Requirements:
Clean Drivers Abstract. Capable of performing physically demanding work in a variety of weather conditions. 
- Willingness to work long hours and weekends at a variety of work sites.
- Must be able to pass a drug and alcohol test given work assignments.
- Ability to carry out tasks given clear instructions.
- Fit for work at all times. Use of alcohol, legal marijuana and illegal drugs is prohibited during work assignments and on job sites.


Preferred Training: Enrolment in an environmental or agricultural program & identification of common and noxious weeds. H2S, First Aid, WHMIS, UTV Operators Course, Pipeline Construction Safety Training or Saskatchewan Pesticide Applicators Certificate, Agricultural background. 

Focus IVM Ltd. is an industrial vegetation management company operating out of Eatonia, Sask. At Focus, we use the identification of unwanted vegetation, as well as the identification of problem areas, to provide our customers with a vegetation management plan that is suited to their specific needs. At Focus, we welcome an optimistic and professional attitude. Focus IVM Ltd. is currently expanding and we are seeking well rounded individuals to join our team. 

Office Location: Eatonia, Sask Work Location: West Central Sask

What We Offer:
- Above average summer earnings with competitive wages.
- A safe, positive work environment Up-to-date well maintained equipment 

“Working Together to Accomplish the Same Goals”

Wage: 18.00 to 21.00 + Overtime + Day Rate for Accommodation + Completion Bonus 
Contact Email: joanne@sfl2014.com

Pesticide/Herbicide Applicator - Closing Applications: Oct 01, 2019

Employer: APX Landscaping and Nurseries Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: 5678 84th St SE Calgary

Job Description:

If you are an individual who enjoys working with others, appreciates working outdoors, and has a desire to learn and grow, then join the APX Landscaping and Nurseries Team. Here at APX we work hard to service areas such as parks, green spaces and roadways within City of Calgary. We are committed to making our City a great place to live. We believe that our employees should be rewarded with competitive wages based on experience.
APX is looking for individuals that are interested in becoming a Pesticide and Herbicide applicator in which a variety of duties such as the following but not restricted to will be maintained:
• Mixes herbicides and chemicals in the proper proportions and strength for a specific control treatment of noxious plants
• Assists in making inspections of noxious plant problem areas before and after herbicide treatments
• Applies, stores and disposes of chemicals in accordance with applicable local rules, regulations, policies and procedures
• Assists in calculating the type and rate of application for herbicide treatments.
• Assists in preparing daily spray reports
• Performs required adjustments and calibrations on spray equipment to insure proper distribution of herbicides
APX will be willing to train applicants with in house training to receive their Herbicide/Pesticide applicating License. 
Working Conditions: This position requires physically demanding work and is dependent on good/normal weather conditions. Transportation is required as there is no transit line on 84th Street.




Qualifications: 
- 1 year of spraying experience would be considered an asset
- Ability to make minor repairs and calibrate spray equipment
- Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions
- Ability to perform heavy manual work as required
- A valid Pesticide Applicators License or Pesticide Applicators Assistant License would be considered an asset
- A valid Alberta Driver’s license
- First Aid or be willing to be trained
- The ability to work alone and as a team player.
- A High School diploma or equivalent (e.g. GED) will be considered an asset. 
- Ability to use GPS/computer will be considered an asset

Competencies:
- Excellent communication skills with team
- Interacting in a positive manner with service-related clients
- Working in efficient team and or individual settings
- Awareness and knowledgeable about the safety regulations, rules and requirements 
- High responsiveness to reporting 
- Motivated and willingness to perform all aspects of the job thoroughly
- Positive attitude towards learning and training
If you think you have the above qualifications please email your resume to apx@apxln.ca or feel free to drop by the main office: 5678 84th St, SE Calgary AB T2Z 2T2. Applications will be reviewed quickly

Wage: 
Contact Email: apx@apxln.ca

Small Equipment and Mower Operator - Closing Applications: Oct 01, 2019

Employer: APX Landscaping and Nurseries Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: 5678 84th St SE Calgary

Job Description:

If you are an individual who enjoys working with others, appreciates working outdoors, and has a desire to learn and grow, then join the APX Landscaping and Nurseries Team. Here at APX we work hard to service areas such as parks, green spaces and roadways within the City of Calgary. We are committed to making our City a great place to live. We believe that our employees should be rewarded with competitive wages based on experience. 
APX is looking for individuals that are interested in work to be a Mower Operator in which a variety of duties such as the following but not restricted to will be maintained:
- Driving small or medium sized equipment (e.g. bobcat, 580 Mower)
- Working under a supervisor 
- Following routes within the city 
- Maintain roadside mowing program
- Clear rocks and debris from roadside ditches
- Weed whacking in dense areas
- Perform other related duties as directed
Working Conditions: This position requires physically demanding work in all types of working and weather conditions. Transportation is required as there is no transit line on 84th Street. 
Qualifications: 
- A High School diploma or equivalent (e.g. GED) will be considered an asset. 
- A valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence (or provincial equivalent) with no more than six demerits, no current suspensions or charges pending is required. Drivers Abstract must be provided. 
- Previous experience with driving equipment, construction work or landscape work would be considered an asset. 
- Ability to use GPS/computer will be considered an asset

Competencies:
- Excellent communication skills with team
- Interacting in a positive manner with service-related clients
- Working in efficient teams and or individually 
- Awareness and knowledgeable about the safety regulations, rules and requirements 
- High responsiveness to reporting 
- Motivated and willingness to perform all aspects of the job thoroughly
If you think you have the above qualifications please email your resume to apx@apxln.ca or feel free to drop by the main office: 5678 84th St, SE Calgary AB T2Z 2T2. Applications will be reviewed quickly

Wage: 
Contact Email: apx@apxln.ca

Crew Leader and Maintenance Workers - Closing Applications: Oct 01, 2019

Employer: APX Landscaping and Nurseries Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: 5678 84th St SE Calgary

Job Description:

If you are an individual who enjoys working with others, appreciates working outdoors, and has a desire to learn and grow, then join the APX Landscaping and Nurseries Team. Here at APX we work hard to service areas such as parks, green spaces and roadways within the City of Calgary. We are committed to making our City a great place to live. We believe that our employees should be rewarded with competitive wages based on experience. 
APX is looking for individuals that are interested in either the Crew leader position or the Maintenance worker position in which a variety of duties such as the following but not restricted to will be maintained:
- Maintenance workers will cut and rake grass
- Lay and remove sod
- Plant trees, shrubs, and annuals
- Pick up liter and general cleanup
- Weed removing with hand held mower
- Crew Leaders will need to oversee their crew members while working, report to their supervisors, provide training to crew members, and maintain/share their knowledge on safe work practices. Knowledge of computer, GPS etc. is an asset
Working Conditions: This position requires physically demanding work in all types of working and weather conditions. Transportation is required as there is no transit line on 84th Street.
Qualifications: 
- A High School diploma or equivalent (e.g. GED) will be considered an asset. 
- For Crew Leaders A Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence (or provincial equivalent) with no more than six demerits, no current suspensions or charges pending is required.
- Previous experience such as landscape maintenance, construction work and the use of power tools will also be considered assets. 

Competencies:
- Excellent communication skills with team
- Interacting in a positive manner with service-related clients
- Working in efficient teams and or individually 
- Awareness and knowledgeable about the safety regulations, rules and requirements 
- High responsiveness to reporting 
- Motivated and willingness to perform all aspects of the job thoroughly

If you think you have the above qualifications please email your resume to apx@apxln.ca or feel free to drop by the main office: 5678 84th St, SE Calgary AB T2Z 2T2. Applications will be reviewed quickly

Wage: 
Contact Email: apx@apxln.ca

Farm Labourer - Closing Applications: Apr 18, 2019

Employer: Doug Standing
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Hanna

Job Description:

Looking for seasonal farm help for a mixed farm operation in the Hanna area, must have experience with operating farm equipment for seeding, haying and harvest. A Class 3 license would be a definite asset, you must provide a drivers abstract . Wages depend on experience. No housing available, but parking for RV available. Please send resume to stangness@hotmail.com or call Doug at 403.854 1262.

Wage: negotiable 
Contact Email: stangness@hotmail.com

geberal ranch worker - Closing Applications: Apr 30, 2019

Employer: Remington Land and Cattle
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Morse, Sk.

Job Description:

large cow/calf operation looking for help for calving, fencing, haying, silaging, and any other day to day operations required on a working ranch. Some mechanical experience would be an asset but not necessary.

Wage: to be discussed 
Contact Email: rselke@remingtoncattle.com

Embryologist - Closing Applications: May 01, 2019

Employer: CAREERS IN AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Lethbridge, Calgary, Medicine Hat region

Job Description:

The client company provides reproductive services to cattle breeders and marketers of bovine genetics. Our services include semen collection and freezing for domestic and export use, embryo collection, freezing and transfer, and in vitro fertilisation. Semen collection is done entirely within our facility. Embryo services are provided on farm and in house. In vitro fertilisation is performed entirely in house. We have housing for 80 export bulls, 6 domestic bulls and 40 bulls in pre-entry quarantine. There is separate housing for up to 15 bulls for owners use semen production and on-farm health testing prior to entry to the bull stud. We have housing for up to 150 donor and recipient cows.

Primary job duties for this position include the following.
- Assisting with embryo and oocyte collections from donor females
- Data entry for donor and sire info, collection records and implant records
- Thawing embryos for transfer
- Searching, grading and processing of embryos and oocytes
- Monitoring levels of consumables and supplies
- Cleaning and disinfection of labs and equipment
- Packing supplies for on farm trips
- Conferring with clients on what embryos to bring on farm for implanting
- Reporting embryo recovery results to clients

Secondary duties include the following:
- Assisting with semen collection on bulls
- Assisting with semen freezing, and caning.
- Assisting with packing semen shipments

Most work is done in house at our donor facility. However, from late March to the end of June there is a significant amount of travel required on farm for up to a week at a time. Work days are generally 8 AM to 5 PM but often much longer if on the road.

We provide a health savings plan and a disability plan that includes short term disability. Two weeks holidays per year. Salary commensurate with experience.

Wage: TBD 
Contact Email: lauralazo@careersinagricultureandfood.ca

COLONY SALES REPRESENTATIVE, SOUTHERN ALBERTA - Closing Applications: Mar 29, 2019

Employer: Trouw Nutrition Canada Inc.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Lethbridge

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: COLONY SALES REPRESENTATIVE, SOUTHERN ALBERTA
DIVISION: Southern Alberta
REPORTS TO: Regional Sales Manager, Southern Alberta
LOCATION: Lethbridge, Alberta

Trouw Nutrition is a part of Nutreco, a global leader in animal nutrition and fish feed. Quality, innovation and sustainability are guiding principles embedded in the Nutreco culture from research and raw material procurement to products and services for agriculture and aquaculture. Experience across 100 years brings Nutreco a rich heritage of knowledge and experience for building its future. Nutreco employs approximately 10,000 people in 30 countries with sales in 80 countries.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR? We are looking for a Colony Sales Representative, Southern Alberta to join our existing awesome Sales team! This position requires someone who is energetic, passionate about people, the animal nutrition industry, and can take great care of the customers we serve. 

POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager, Southern Alberta, the Colony Sales Rep will oversee the continued development of the business for the Southern Alberta Region by actively promoting, marketing and executing feed strategies, primarily to our valued Colony customers. The primary specie focus will be on Dairy and Swine. The Colony Sales Rep is expected to conduct all matters in a manner consistent with the company’s Corporate Values of Innovation, Caring, Capable, and Collaboration.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
 Increase market share and feed volumes in the with Colonies in Southern Alberta;
 Attain sales volume objectives;
 Serve as the primary point of contact for customers and build relationships to ensure customer satisfaction;
 Drive sales by analyzing agricultural data, making farm visits, and identify customer needs;
 Promote the use of the Company’s products and technology;
 Achieve annual sales targets for the Region and prepare written action plans that include main strategies and business development actions with quarterly follow-up;
 Become involved in the Region and network within the industry to stay abreast of industry trends, primarily for the Region;
 Monitor competitive activity (products/programs/prices) to remain current of industry issues that will assist in customer relationship building;
 Handle customer inquiries promptly, completely and accurately;
 Maintain a call back system which will reflect the time and frequency of calls to customers and prospects;
 Communicate professionally with Customer Service and Feed Mill staff regularly regarding feed delivery and quality.

PREFERRED HIRING CRITERIA:
• Post-secondary degree in Agriculture, Business or Economics;
• Equivalent combinations of education, experience and training will be considered;
• Previous experience working with Colonies;
• Ability to work under pressure and handle several complex tasks simultaneously;
• Readiness to travel as required, and Valid Driver’s License;
• Must possess computer skills and knowledge including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook;
• Highly organized with very strong communication and interpersonal skills;
• Energetic and motivated attitude along with strong presentation and negotiation skills;
• Demonstrated ability to meet goals and overcome obstacles;
• Passionate about your career and customer service;
• Must possess strong personal leadership with a competitive edge.


APPLICATION PROCESS: If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit the careers section of our website at www.trouwnutrition.ca and submit an application by March 29, 2019. We thank all applicants for their interest in Trouw Nutrition Canada Inc.; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. We are committed to employment equity and we encourage applications from qualified individuals, including women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. Trouw Nutrition Canada Inc. is committed to compliance with all applicable legislation including providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities. Please advise us at any point during the recruitment and selection process if you require accommodation.

Wage: 
Contact Email: work@trouwnutrition.com

PRODUCTION / HACCP COORDINATOR - Closing Applications: Apr 05, 2019

Employer: Trouw Nutrition Canada Inc.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Sherwood Park, AB

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: PRODUCTION / HACCP COORDINATOR

DIVISION: West (Alberta)

REPORTS TO: Plant Manager

LOCATION: Sherwood Park, AB


Trouw Nutrition is a part of Nutreco, a global leader in animal nutrition and fish feed. Quality, innovation and sustainability are guiding principles embedded in the Nutreco culture from research and raw material procurement to products and services for agriculture and aquaculture. Experience across 100 years brings Nutreco a rich heritage of knowledge and experience for building its future. Nutreco employs approximately 10,000 people in 30 countries with sales in 80 countries.

POSITION SUMMARY: Will work closely with production, sales and customer service staff on the establishment of feed order priority in accordance with manufacturing requirements and products received.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Production:
• Input manufacturing and receiving information into computer software accurately
• Work with mill operations on the timing and placement of products received to the right bin / location. 
• Communicate with trucking to ensure timely delivery of feed as well as manage available load out bin space
• Actively participate, including communication with Sales staff on missed delivery times and deviations from production/receiving schedules. 
• Ensure ingredient shortages are communicated with procurement department
• Work with receiving on usage, creating an unload schedule , reviewing the schedule the next day, and delivery timelines
• Build a daily schedule of feeds to be manufactured.
• Review of previous days production to ensure time frames are met

HACCP
• Ensure all food safety-related documents and records are controlled and that current practices and processes are in use. 
• Main contact at location for leading HACCP team meetings and reviews / audits.

Safety
• Conducting on-site safety inspections, facilitating company required safety training and conducting safety orientations.
• Assist with completing incident investigations.
• Other duties as required in each area listed above.

Qualifications:
• Possesses strong organizational and multi-tasking skills with employees at all levels within the organization including sales staff, customer service, procurement team, production staff, contracted trucking companies and customers directly.
• Feed manufacturing or working in a manufacturing environment experience is considered an asset.
• Previously Safety / HACCP experience or education required.
• Strong computer skills in Microsoft office, including Excel, Word and Outlook.
• Excellent oral, written and listening communication skills.


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
• Full Time; Permanent.

WHAT WE OFFER:
• Base salary commensurate with experience; bonus; health care benefits and pension plan with employer matching.

POSITION START DATE:
• As soon as suitable candidate is found. 


APPLICATION PROCESS: If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit the careers section of our website at www.trouwnutrition.ca and submit an application by Friday, April 5, 2019. We thank all applicants for their interest in Trouw Nutrition Canada Inc.; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No calls please. We are committed to employment equity and we encourage applications from qualified individuals, including women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. Trouw Nutrition Canada Inc. is committed to compliance with all applicable legislation including providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities. Please advise us at any point during the recruitment and selection process if you require accommodation.

Wage: 
Contact Email: work@trouwnutrition.com

Warehouse Supervisor - Closing Applications: Mar 22, 2019

Employer: Trouw Nutrition Canada Inc.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Strathmore

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: WAREHOUSE SUPERVISOR

DIVISION: West

REPORTS TO: Customer Service Manager, Northern Alberta

LOCATION: Strathmore

Trouw Nutrition is a part of Nutreco, a global leader in animal nutrition and fish feed. Quality, innovation and sustainability are guiding principles embedded in the Nutreco culture from research and raw material procurement to products and services for agriculture and aquaculture. Experience across 100 years brings Nutreco a rich heritage of knowledge and experience for building its future. Nutreco employs approximately 10,000 people in 30 countries with sales in 80 countries. 

POSITION SUMMARY: The primary role of Warehouse Supervisor will be to oversee the Strathmore warehouse facility that will include verifying and ensuring accurate recording of incoming and outgoing products, organizing the warehouse and housekeeping. This position will manage a team of employees at the location, which currently includes two full time employees and one part-time. Providing back-up Customer Service relief will also be required on occasion, which will primarily include receiving and processing feed orders. 

Warehouse Supervisor Responsibilities:

• Responsible for making day-to-day decisions and able to troubleshoot;
• Oversee the ordering process;
• Maintain proper stock rotation as per standard operating procedure (SOP);
• Complete inventory counts;
• Constant quality awareness;
• Organize the warehouse and maintain cleanliness of the facility;
• Management of overall administration, i.e. Payroll, IT, vacation management, team development, problem solving, performance management.
• Other duties as required.

Customer Service Relief:
• Accurately prepare documentation and reports according to regulations and policies and provide follow-up to the customer.
• Answer phones and respond to customer inquiries, and support other Mill locations with their questions.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Grade 12 or equivalent
• Previous background or working experience in the agricultural industry and/or sales or warehouse environment an asset.
• Exceptional customer service skills.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise and provide ongoing support for a team of employees through training, coaching and mentoring.
• Exhibits and believes in the Nutreco Values – Caring, Capable, Innovative and Collaborative.
• Ability to multi-task, good organizational and communication skills, and able to work under tight deadlines.
• Forklift experience preferred and able to lift 25kgs.
• Basic computer skills required. 
 Willingness to learn, collaborate, and work as a team, but also able to work independently.
 Outstanding attention to detail
 Must be passionate about your career and have a positive attitude!

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
• Permanent full time

Wage: 
Contact Email: work@trouwnutrition.com

Wetlands Coordinator - Closing Applications: Apr 12, 2019

Employer: MD of Greenview No.16
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Valleyview

Job Description:

WETLANDS COORDINATOR 
GREENVIEW, ALBERTA

DEPARTMENT: Community Services
LOCATION: Administration Offices - Valleyview, Alberta 
STATUS: Vacant


Located in Northwest Alberta, the Municipal District of Greenview is a vast and diverse area rich in oil and gas, fertile farm­land, and mixed wood forests. As the third-largest rural municipality in Alberta, Greenview boasts diversity in economic activities and an extraordinary landscape. Greenview’s economy is strengthened by its diversity, a talented workforce and an entrepreneurial spirit that is second to none. Our residents experience adventure right in their backyards with lakes, rivers, Rocky Mountain peaks and vast prairie offering a year-round outdoor playground for all ages. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

With the implementation of Alberta’s Wetland policy, municipalities are now in a position whereby more responsibility for wetlands have been delegated to them and hence the need for a qualified person to ensure that all regulatory policies or guidelines are met. Under the new Alberta Wetland Policy, the application process for an activity that may impact a wetland consists of three stages: 

1. Planning and Legislative Alignment
2. Wetland Assessment
3. Application Submission

The potential for the position to include the ALUS activities as well as watershed/wetlands activities will not only see Greenview join an elite group of forward thinking municipalities, but also become a leader among peers in the orderly and environmentally conscious development of resources from a land base that sustains the growth and prosperity of Greenview for now, and into the future.

Reporting to the Manager, Agricultural Services, the Wetlands Coordinator will be responsible for developing a wetlands/watershed management plan for Greenview in a manner that is inclusive of all stakeholders. The coordinator will work closely with government agencies, non-profits, and individual citizens in the community to develop the plan. The coordinator will organize and facilitate steering committee meetings, arrange logistics for public meetings, prepare draft and final plan documents, coordinate volunteers, and collect water samples as necessary.

MAJOR
Wetlands 
• Experience using ARC GIS software and systems.
• Wetland delineation experience.
• Riparian vegetation identification skills and knowledge, and other vegetation types.
• Clear understanding of the Environmental Act and Regulations, wetlands policies, Water Act, Public Lands Act, Species at Risk Act, BMP’s and other guidelines.
• Advanced skills and knowledge in using MS Office Suite of programs.
• Ability to interpret aerial photos.
• Knowledge of the ABWRET systems for evaluating wetlands.
• Knowledge of Western Canadian soils; experience classifying and interpreting soils is advantageous.
• Knowledge of wildlife classification; experience classifying wildlife habitat, conducting wildlife monitoring or preconstruction nest surveys.
• Understanding of remote area navigation; experience using maps, compass, GPS and aerial photos for navigation in the field is advantageous.
• Demonstrated ability to drive trucks and/or a variety of off-road vehicles in rough terrain.
• Demonstrated leadership, communication and decision-making skills.
• Conducting project work related to construction monitoring including classifying soils, wildlife identification/sweeps (pre- and post-construction), and site reclamation.
• Data management (data tables, photographs, entering field data sheets, analysis and interpretation).
• Reporting (all types, styles and formats that Greenview produces).
• Detailed site assessments.
• Developing and maintaining key relationships with residents, and rate payers.
• Groundwater sampling and monitoring.
• Vegetation surveys.
• Experience with wetland delineation and Wetland Assessment Impact reporting under the Alberta Wetland Policy.
• Experience with wetland desktop mapping.
• Ability to lead, manage, plan and conduct aquatic resource assessments and related work
• Identification of potential environmental issues in relation to proposed developments (e.g. soils, wetlands and vegetation).
• Registration (or eligible) with a professional association (e.g. P.Biol, P.Ag. R.T.Biol.) within Alberta is an asset.
• Developing, directing and/or conducting biophysical field assessments with a focus on wetlands and/or vegetation. Additional skills in wildlife, fish or soils is an asset
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Public consultation experience is an asset.

Watersheds
• Provide leadership in community outreach efforts related to watershed planning. This includes developing and disseminating outreach materials to stakeholders at venues such as community events and networking among agencies, organizations and individuals. The coordinator will be responsible for outreach such as preparing press releases, PowerPoint presentations and displays.
• Watershed Planning. Provide leadership in developing a watershed management plan through the collection and analysis of land use and resource information, identification and clarification of stakeholder concerns, establishment of goals, and supporting locally initiated strategies. The ability to identify pollutant sources, causes, and critical areas within the watershed is crucial. 

ALUS (Alternative Land Use Services)
• Coordinate Steering Committee activities. Provide technical support to the steering committee. Assist in preparing meeting agenda and coordinating activities to implement project. Provide leadership to develop strong working relationships among steering committee members, stakeholders, and other federal, provincial, local governments. The Coordinator will also assist subcommittees as necessary.
• Coordinate Country and Rural Living Outreach and Extension Program activities. The wetlands coordinator will coordinate the outreach and extension activities for the Green Acreages program, country and rural living workshops and seminars, and any other applicable programs for the rural community.

MINOR
• Must attend training sessions as required.
• Provide Community outreach for Country/Rural Living

OCCASIONAL 
• Perform other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
• To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform the duties listed above to a high degree of quality, timeliness and precision.
• Minimum College level Diploma in Environmental Sciences Conservation and Restoration Ecology, or equivalent
• Ideal candidate will have a minimum 1-2 years of experience in similar capacity
• Class 5 driver’s license.


SKILLS REQUIRED:
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Proven exceptional customer service skills and high sense of urgency
• Superior problem solving and troubleshooting skills are essential
• Strong willingness, capacity and desire to learn
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal


WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHISYCAL ENVIRONMENT:
• Extensive use of computers, and field monitoring equipment
• Subject to working in an indoor and outdoor environment
• Use and operation of vehicle and ATV’s.
• Normal working day consists of 7.5 hours; however occasional overtime or weekend work may be required

HEALTH & SAFETY:
• All personnel working at the Municipal District of Greenview are governed by the Municipal District Health & Safety Policy.
• Ensures all operations are conducted in a safe manner and in accordance with Municipal District Policies and Occupational Health & Safety Regulations.
• Ensure proper ergonomic requirements are met and good ergonomic procedures are practiced.

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.

JOB POSTING INFORMATION:

Interested candidates may submit cover letter and resume by 12th April 2019, in one of the following ways:

Mail or Drop Off: Municipal District of Greenview No. 16
4806 – 36 Ave., Box 1079, Valleyview, Alberta T0H 3N0

Fax: 780-524-4307
By E-mail: careers@mdgreenview.ab.ca
Website: www.mdgreenview.ab.ca

Wage: Roughly $35/- per hour to $38/- per hour 
Contact Email: asima.jabeen@mdgreenview.ab.ca

Assistant - Closing Applications: Apr 15, 2019

Employer: Sahtu Gardens
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Norman Wells

Job Description:

We are hiring an Assistant at Sahtu Gardens

Looking for an incredible experience in the Northwest Territories? Want some experience with hydroponic gardening, homesteading, and running a remote business? 
Sahtu Gardens in Norman Wells is looking for an employee for the summer months. You have the opportunity to learn about homesteading, market gardening, hydroponics, and garden center retail. You will be the only employee and so able to be a part of every aspect of our small operation.
Sahtu Gardens is a small business that has been in Norman Wells for the past 3 years. We have a vegetable greenhouse, bedding plant greenhouse, and market garden. There is a Bed and Breakfast on site. We raise chickens, rabbits, and pigs on a very small scale. We also will be installing a small orchard this year. Our clients vary from government offices to local individuals. We are located in a small town in the Northwest Territories, where it’s more common to see an atv than a car. Norman Wells has a population of 700 people. We are flanked by two mountain ranges, the Mackenzie Mountains on one side and the Franklin Mountains on the other. The town is situated right on the banks of the Mackenzie River. The starting point for the famous Canol Trail is located just outside of town. 
Your duties will include but not be limited to:
• Painting buildings
• Weeding/caring for outdoor garden
• Mixing fertilizer and general maintenance of hydroponics system
• Daily livestock chores such as collecting eggs and feeding pigs
• Working in the retail section of our greenhouse
• Operating a tractor with a rototiller and mulcher
You will have access to a canoe and a kayak. The position pays $13.46/hour. You can expect to work 40 hours/week. Also included will be seasonal vegetables and eggs. A room onsite can be arranged if necessary. Hours can be flexible to allow for over night hikes/canoe trips. The position starts May 1st and runs until a minimum of Aug. 31, with the possible extension to October 31 if desired. Start and end dates are flexible, depending on flight schedules and individual needs of the applicant. You will be responsible for your flights however $1000 bonus will be awarded upon completion of the growing season. 

Job Requirements

• Current driver’s license
• Must be 16 or over
• Must be able or willing to learn to operate a chainsaw, weed whipper, and lawn mower
• Must be physically fit
• Some knowledge or interest in either marketing or agriculture


Please apply by sending in your resume to wever@shaw.ca, or call Brit @ 403 352 3073 for more information. Interviews will be conducted over the phone if applying from outside of Norman Wells. 

Wage: 13.46/hour 
Contact Email: wever@shaw.ca

Agricultural Mechanic - Closing Applications: Apr 12, 2019

Employer: Quattro Farms Ltd
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Bow Island

Job Description:


What you'll do:
• Diagnose equipment problems and determine repairs needed
• Service and repair agricultural and heavy equipment
• Implement a preventative maintenance program 
• Perform routine safety and maintenance checks
• Maintain a safe work environment
• Maintain a positive work environment
• React to change productively and undertake other tasks as assigned
We are looking for individuals who are:
• Mechanically inclined
• Motivated with excellent communication skills
• Organised and efficient
• Willing to learn and grow as an employee
• Able to work well with others and as part of a team
• Able to perform physically demanding tasks
What you need:
• A passion for agriculture
• Journeyman’s certificate or Red Seal would be an asset
• Completion of college / vocational or technical training 
• 3 to 5 years of related experience
• Class 5 driver’s license
• Class 1 driver’s license would be an asset

Wage: $30-$34/ hour 
Contact Email: holly@quattrofarms.com

Field Sales Representative - Co-op Student - Closing Applications: Mar 26, 2019

Employer: United Farmers of Alberta
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Westlock, AB

Job Description:

UFA Co-operative Limited is an Alberta-based agricultural co-operative with more than 120,000 member-owners. 

Founded in 1909, UFA's network comprises more than 111 bulk fuel and Petroleum Cardlock locations, 34 Farm & Ranch Supply stores and a support office located in Calgary. Independent Petroleum agents and more than 950 employees provide products, services and agricultural solutions to farmers, ranchers, members, consumers and commercial customers in Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan. 

POSITION SUMMARY:
As a member of a Regional Sales Team, you will be engaged in assisting members/customers in diagnosing their weed and disease infestations in the field and assisting them in the selection of the “best fit” products and services to meet their needs. This will include working on farm with customers, with other Sales Reps (CAM 1, 2 & 3) and Operations Staff inside UFA’s stores and service yards. While partnering with a specific mentor / coach, you will focus on customer service with targeted customers.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Complete training and orientation on providing products and solutions to Alberta farmers and ranchers.
• Proactively increase your knowledge of the agriculture industry, crop and livestock production and those services that UFA offers in order to continuously improve the value you can bring to our customers. 
• Implement joint calls with experienced Sales Reps (CAM 2’s & 3’s) to gain customer service experience and an understanding of job responsibilities.
• Consistently provide quality field service and assistance to UFA’s customers in a friendly and courteous manner; either in person or over the phone.
• Create demand for UFA products and services at the local store where customers do business. This will mean working with a variety of staff at different stores.
• Ensure that all generated sales leads are fulfilled and executed in such a manner to deliver outstanding service to achieve customer satisfaction.
• Develop and maintain strong customer relationships, by understanding customers farm/ranch operations and needs. 
• Maintain customer and farm profile data to support their in-store sales and customer selling processes.
• Understand the core AgriBusiness Farm and Ranch product line to prescribe the appropriate solutions to meet customer’s needs. Continue to develop knowledge on the full scope of UFA product offerings.
• Conduct day to day work in compliance with UFA’s safety policy and operational standards.
• Assist outbound sales representatives with invoicing, deliveries and other administrative support.
• Term of assignment: May 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019 with the possibility of an extension.

To ensure a safe work environment, UFA Co-operative Limited has a Substance Abuse Policy in place. The successful applicant will be required to pass (negative result) a drug and alcohol screening test as a condition of employment.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Currently enrolled in a post-secondary program with plans to complete post-secondary education or training in Business, Sales or Agriculture.
• Must be eligible for co-op program at post-secondary school where student is currently enrolled.
• Valid Class 5 license, as travel will be required to complete customer sales calls.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, with a willingness to learn to use Customer Relationship Management tools.
• Previous sales experience in crop and livestock production would be an asset.
• Agricultural or farm background would be an asset.
• Excellent telephone and communication skills.
• Strong customer care and service commitment.
• Good organizational, planning and time management skills.
• Baseline understanding of the agriculture market and business.
• A strong commitment to customer and a demonstrated ability to work independently.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please send your cover letter and resume to work@ufa.com and quote job HR19-074 in the subject line.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Wage: 
Contact Email: work@ufa.com

Field Sales Representative - Co-op Student - Closing Applications: Mar 26, 2019

Employer: United Farmers of Alberta
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Strathmore, AB

Job Description:

UFA Co-operative Limited is an Alberta-based agricultural co-operative with more than 120,000 member-owners. 

Founded in 1909, UFA's network comprises more than 111 bulk fuel and Petroleum Cardlock locations, 34 Farm & Ranch Supply stores and a support office located in Calgary. Independent Petroleum agents and more than 950 employees provide products, services and agricultural solutions to farmers, ranchers, members, consumers and commercial customers in Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan. 

POSITION SUMMARY:
As a member of a Regional Sales Team, you will be engaged in assisting members/customers in diagnosing their weed and disease infestations in the field and assisting them in the selection of the “best fit” products and services to meet their needs. This will include working on farm with customers, with other Sales Reps (CAM 1, 2 & 3) and Operations Staff inside UFA’s stores and service yards. While partnering with a specific mentor / coach, you will focus on customer service with targeted customers.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Complete training and orientation on providing products and solutions to Alberta farmers and ranchers.
• Proactively increase your knowledge of the agriculture industry, crop and livestock production and those services that UFA offers in order to continuously improve the value you can bring to our customers. 
• Implement joint calls with experienced Sales Reps (CAM 2’s & 3’s) to gain customer service experience and an understanding of job responsibilities.
• Consistently provide quality field service and assistance to UFA’s customers in a friendly and courteous manner; either in person or over the phone.
• Create demand for UFA products and services at the local store where customers do business. This will mean working with a variety of staff at different stores.
• Ensure that all generated sales leads are fulfilled and executed in such a manner to deliver outstanding service to achieve customer satisfaction.
• Develop and maintain strong customer relationships, by understanding customers farm/ranch operations and needs. 
• Maintain customer and farm profile data to support their in-store sales and customer selling processes.
• Understand the core AgriBusiness Farm and Ranch product line to prescribe the appropriate solutions to meet customer’s needs. Continue to develop knowledge on the full scope of UFA product offerings.
• Conduct day to day work in compliance with UFA’s safety policy and operational standards.
• Assist outbound sales representatives with invoicing, deliveries and other administrative support.
• Term of assignment: May 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019 with the possibility of an extension.

To ensure a safe work environment, UFA Co-operative Limited has a Substance Abuse Policy in place. The successful applicant will be required to pass (negative result) a drug and alcohol screening test as a condition of employment.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Currently enrolled in a post-secondary program with plans to complete post-secondary education or training in Business, Sales or Agriculture.
• Must be eligible for co-op program at post-secondary school where student is currently enrolled.
• Valid Class 5 license, as travel will be required to complete customer sales calls.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, with a willingness to learn to use Customer Relationship Management tools.
• Previous sales experience in crop and livestock production would be an asset.
• Agricultural or farm background would be an asset.
• Excellent telephone and communication skills.
• Strong customer care and service commitment.
• Good organizational, planning and time management skills.
• Baseline understanding of the agriculture market and business.
• A strong commitment to customer and a demonstrated ability to work independently.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please send your cover letter and resume to work@ufa.com and quote job HR19-073 in the subject line.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Wage: 
Contact Email: work@ufa.com

Field Sales Representative - Co-op Student - Closing Applications: Mar 26, 2019

Employer: United Farmers of Alberta
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Red Deer

Job Description:

UFA Co-operative Limited is an Alberta-based agricultural co-operative with more than 120,000 member-owners. 

Founded in 1909, UFA's network comprises more than 111 bulk fuel and Petroleum Cardlock locations, 34 Farm & Ranch Supply stores and a support office located in Calgary. Independent Petroleum agents and more than 950 employees provide products, services and agricultural solutions to farmers, ranchers, members, consumers and commercial customers in Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan. 

POSITION SUMMARY:
As a member of a Regional Sales Team, you will be engaged in assisting members/customers in diagnosing their weed and disease infestations in the field and assisting them in the selection of the “best fit” products and services to meet their needs. This will include working on farm with customers, with other Sales Reps (CAM 1, 2 & 3) and Operations Staff inside UFA’s stores and service yards. While partnering with a specific mentor / coach, you will focus on customer service with targeted customers.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Complete training and orientation on providing products and solutions to Alberta farmers and ranchers.
• Proactively increase your knowledge of the agriculture industry, crop and livestock production and those services that UFA offers in order to continuously improve the value you can bring to our customers. 
• Implement joint calls with experienced Sales Reps (CAM 2’s & 3’s) to gain customer service experience and an understanding of job responsibilities.
• Consistently provide quality field service and assistance to UFA’s customers in a friendly and courteous manner; either in person or over the phone.
• Create demand for UFA products and services at the local store where customers do business. This will mean working with a variety of staff at different stores.
• Ensure that all generated sales leads are fulfilled and executed in such a manner to deliver outstanding service to achieve customer satisfaction.
• Develop and maintain strong customer relationships, by understanding customers farm/ranch operations and needs. 
• Maintain customer and farm profile data to support their in-store sales and customer selling processes.
• Understand the core AgriBusiness Farm and Ranch product line to prescribe the appropriate solutions to meet customer’s needs. Continue to develop knowledge on the full scope of UFA product offerings.
• Conduct day to day work in compliance with UFA’s safety policy and operational standards.
• Assist outbound sales representatives with invoicing, deliveries and other administrative support.
• Term of assignment: May 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019 with the possibility of an extension.

To ensure a safe work environment, UFA Co-operative Limited has a Substance Abuse Policy in place. The successful applicant will be required to pass (negative result) a drug and alcohol screening test as a condition of employment.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Currently enrolled in a post-secondary program with plans to complete post-secondary education or training in Business, Sales or Agriculture.
• Must be eligible for co-op program at post-secondary school where student is currently enrolled.
• Valid Class 5 license, as travel will be required to complete customer sales calls.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, with a willingness to learn to use Customer Relationship Management tools.
• Previous sales experience in crop and livestock production would be an asset.
• Agricultural or farm background would be an asset.
• Excellent telephone and communication skills.
• Strong customer care and service commitment.
• Good organizational, planning and time management skills.
• Baseline understanding of the agriculture market and business.
• A strong commitment to customer and a demonstrated ability to work independently.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please send your cover letter and resume to work@ufa.com and quote job HR19-072 in the subject line.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Wage: 
Contact Email: work@ufa.com

Operator - Closing Applications: May 01, 2019

Employer: Coutts Agro
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Kindersley, Saskatchewan

Job Description:

90,000 Acre Farm
Full Season Sprayer Operator. John Deere 4044, 1200 gallon tank 120ft booms. Training Provided
Drill Operator. John Deere Quad Track, Bourgault 76 ft QDA with 7950 tanks. Training Provided. Sprayer operations possible after seeding as well.
300-400 hrs available, may-aug
Class 5 Mandatory, Class 1 huge asset. 
Accommodations Available
Full Time Available As Well
Industry Recognized, Great for resume building!
Email for further information or send a resume.

Wage: $25-30 
Contact Email: oconnor.chris@couttsagro.com

Summer Term Agribusiness Student - Three Hills - Closing Applications: Apr 12, 2019

Employer: Richardson International Limited
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Three Hills, Alberta

Job Description:


At Richardson International, being truly invested is at the heart of everything we do. For 160 years, Richardson has been dedicated to Canadian agriculture. Recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing, Richardson is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies with more than 2,500 employees across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. 

Richardson Pioneer, a division of Richardson International, is Canada’s leading agribusiness. Richardson Pioneer supports Canadian farmers throughout the growing season – providing agronomic services and advice, selling crop inputs, buying their crops at harvest and selling them to markets around the world through the most efficient network of high throughput Ag Business Centres in Western Canada.

Working with Richardson opens the door to a world of possibility. We currently have an opportunity for an Agribusiness Summer Student at Richardson Pioneer Ag Business Centres in Three Hills, AB. Summer Students are responsible for providing support to our teams at Richardson Pioneer and for supporting the efficient and profitable operation of our Ag Business Centres.

Responsibilities: 
•Assist with crop input retail activities
•Scout crops for weeds, disease and insects
•Soil & tissue testing
•Assist with the purchase, storage and shipping of grain
•Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner
•Provide excellent customer service to our farm customers

Wage: Competitive 
Contact Email: careers@richardson.ca

Ranch Hand - Closing Applications: Apr 01, 2019

Employer: Thanksgiving Ranch
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Pincher Creek

Job Description:

Thanksgiving Ranch is currently seeking a summer full-time position of employment to be filled on a ranch and family cattle operation. This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys this type of lifestyle.

We are looking for a responsible, self motivated, and dependable individual who can think for themselves, work well in a team setting, or in an individual situation.

Some of the duties included are:

• Fencing
• Weed Management 
• Cattle Management
• Basic Ranch Labour 

Riding experience and familiarity with cattle will be considered an asset.
A Valid Class 5 drivers license and Transportation is required.

Wage: Compensation will be structured on experience and based on an hourly wage. 
Contact Email: bbustard@platinum.ca

Call Centre Specialist - Closing Applications: Mar 31, 2019

Employer: AgCall
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Calgary or Remote

Job Description:

CALL CENTRE SPECIALIST

AgCall is looking for professional, positive, customer-friendly Call Centre Specialists to join our fast-paced call centre team. You will be responsible for high volumes of calls and emails from growers across Western Canada. 

AgCall will have multiple positions open for this role:
• Positions at the AgCall office in Calgary 
• and Remote positions that are home based 
The position will have a duration of May 15th – June 30th. Training will be provided. 

DUTIES:
• Ensure all inbound calls are answered in a professional and courteous manner 
• Respond to all incoming grower inquiries by gathering all necessary information and entering that information into the data system
• Ensure all phone calls and emails are completed or responded to in a timely fashion 
• Availability for training in the first 2 weeks of May, date to be determined

APPLICABLE SKILLS:
• Excellent customer service and communication skills with a high degree of professionalism on the telephone
• Data entry and typing skills required
• Must be detail oriented and have excellent organization and time-management skills 
• Adaptable to change and be able to handle multiple priorities under pressure
• Computer literate with knowledge of a variety of computer software applications
• Eager and focused to exceed customer expectations
• Agriculture background is not required but would be considered an asset
• Previous experience working within a call center or inside sales role or environment would be considered an asset
Please email resumes to Carmon Blacklock at agcall@associates.com 

Wage: $18-$20/hr 
Contact Email: agcall@associates.com

General Farm Help - Closing Applications: Apr 01, 2019

Employer: Ron Taks
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Bowden, AB

Job Description:

All aspects of care of cattle, operate and maintain various farm equipment - tractors, balers, feed mixers, augers, spreaders etc. Long term employment.

Wage: Depending upon experience 
Contact Email: ronaldtaks@gmail.com

Operations Intern (Summer 2019) - Closing Applications: Apr 25, 2019

Employer: Parrish & Heimbecker, Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Winnipeg

Job Description:

The successful applicant will receive training and experience in many aspects of P&H's Canadian business. They will provide support to country facilities through the completion of various duties in the areas of crop inputs, grain operations, or a combination thereof as determined by business needs and individual capabilities.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Assisting the facility as needed To Support the Crop Inputs Business
o Maintain chemical sheds in a clean and organized fashion
o Assist in unloading inbound trucks and shipments of product and outbound shipments for farmers
o Assist the facility in organizing and tracking inventory in chemical sheds
o Deliver product to farmers when necessary
o Assist in crop and field diagnostics and putting up field signs
o Assist CSRs with data entry and paperwork as required
• Assist The Facility As Needed To Support The Grain Business
o Assist in unloading inbound trucks and shipments of grain
o Assist in performing routine grain sampling (i.e. dockage testing)
o Assist with data entry and paperwork as required
• Work with other Business Areas and Departments as Required
o Work collaboratively with facility employees to ensure the smooth operation of the facility
o Foster a culture of respect and a positive, progressive environment for all employees and customers

Qualifications:
• Enrolled in a degree or diploma program, in an Agriculture related field
• Experience or background in the agriculture industry would be an asset
• Ability to work independently, as well as contribute to a team
• Strong analytical, organizational and time-management skills
• Strong communication skills
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office

Wage: 
Contact Email: tbolton@pandh.ca

Teamster (Seasonal) - Closing Applications: Apr 01, 2019

Employer: Heritage Park Historical Village
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Calgary, Alberta

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Agriculture Programming Coordinator, this individual drives and cares for specified horses at Heritage Park and performs associated duties while ensuring safe transportation for guests. 


Duties and Responsibilities:
• Harnesses and drives assigned teams in accordance with prescribed standards, and is responsible for the care and proper handling of all assigned horses, including their cleaning, grooming, feeding and exercising; watches for sickness, disease or injury and assists with appropriate treatment as required
• Makes certain that horses are handled properly and that equipment is maintained in order to ensure guest safety
• May assist in farming operation, including plowing, seeding, harvesting and haying, and threshing
• Provides service and information to guests in a friendly and courteous manner 

Job Requirements: 
• High School diploma; some post-secondary education in animal husbandry would be an asset
• Previous experience in an agricultural area dealing with livestock, as well as knowledge of harnessing and driving teams
• Demonstrable skills as a teamster and in caring for horses; relevant skills in repairing related equipment are also preferred
• Tact and good verbal communication skills, as well as mature judgment and constant attention to safety concerns

Working Conditions and Hours of Work:
• Various hours of work; must be willing to work some weekends and holidays
• This position involves some amount of physical labour; as this is largely an outdoor position, exposure to a variety of weather conditions is certain
• Working with livestock also implies a degree of unpredictability
Forward your resume to hr@heritagepark.ca or send it to Heritage Park Historical Village, 1900 Heritage Drive S.W. Calgary, Alberta T2V 2X3. Attn: Human Resources or by FAX at 403.268.8554. While only successful candidates will be contacted, we thank all applicants for their interest in Heritage Park.

For more information about the Park, visit www.HeritagePark.ca

Wage: 
Contact Email: hr@heritagepark.ca

Research Technician - Closing Applications: Mar 31, 2019

Employer: IHARF
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Indian Head, SK

Job Description:

The Indian Head Agricultural Research Foundation (IHARF) is a non-profit organization based out of the Indian Head Research Farm. With a volunteer based Board of Directors, IHARF operates a small-plot applied research and demonstration program as well as hosting extension events such as field days, tours and seminars to pass along our study results to the public. 

General Description:
Day to day activities will vary depending on the specific field trial program requirements and the time of year. During the growing season, the applicant will assist with the preparation and execution of field operations and data collection activities of IHARFs applied research and demonstration program. At times, the successful applicant will be required to undertake such activities independently or lead and work with summer staff. Through later fall and winter, time will be spent cleaning and processing harvest samples, data entry, and preparation for the upcoming season. Depending on the applicants skills and needs of IHARF, time may also be allocated to assisting with preparation of extension materials such as fact sheets and project summaries. 

Specific Duties:
• Assist with field-trial site preparation such as measuring and flagging trial sites, labelling tests and plots, and mapping study areas with GPS equipment.
• Assist with sourcing and acquiring various crop inputs as required. 
• Calibrating various crop inputs through field equipment.
• Assist with small-plot seeding operations including operation, calibration and basic daily maintenance of field equipment. 
• Assist with small-plot and trial site spraying operations for the purposes of both general crop maintenance and treatment applications. Equipment operation will include both hand-booms and a field sprayer depending on the specific task. Appropriate guidance and training will be provided. 
• Assist with all aspects of small-plot harvest activities. This will include daily maintenance and operation of harvest equipment, or other miscellaneous tasks such as bagging, gathering, transporting and organizing harvest samples or bulk grain. 
• Assist with miscellaneous field operations such as fertilizer and herbicide applications and basic trial site maintenance during the late spring and summer months.
• Assist with data collection activities including soil sampling, plant emergence counts, dry matter collections, and miscellaneous notes (days to emergence, flowering, maturity, etc.).
• Assist with sample (soil, plant, grain) processing activities as required.
• Miscellaneous grain handling activities such as operating augers, conveyors, pneumatic grain handling equipment and grain trucks. 
• Miscellaneous office related tasks.
• Assist with preparing for extension events (field days, tours, seminars) as required. 

Required Skills / Experience
• Basic knowledge of western Canadian agricultural production practices, field crops, and agronomy. 
• Experience operating field equipment including small tractors, field sprayers and combines.
• Possession of a valid drivers licence.
• Ability to pass a Government of Canada reliability status.
• Possession of a Pesticide Applicators Licence or ability to obtain one.
• Ability and willingness to work overtime and weekends.
• Ability and willingness to work under variable weather conditions.
• Ability and willingness to perform physical demanding work including moderate to heavy manual labour requiring bending and lifting heavy objects (up to 25kg).
• Ability and willingness to control allergies, through the use of personal protective equipment and/or medication as this must not impinge upon the duties to be performed.

Desired Skills / Experience
• Agricultural post secondary education.
• Basic computer/office and organization skills along with good record keeping capabilities. 
• Grain handling and/or lab experience (grain cleaning, grading, etc).
• Writing skills and background knowledge required to assist in creating extension materials (summarize existing reports).

Application Procedure
• Email applications to: info@iharf.ca
o Cover letter
o Resume
o References
• For more information phone: 1 (306) 695-4200
• Application deadline: March 31, 2019

Wage: 
Contact Email: info@iharf.ca

Field Representative - Closing Applications: Mar 21, 2019

Employer: Viterra
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Bow Island

Job Description:

Connecting you to Opportunity

Viterra is seeking a Field Representative. The successful candidate is accountable to develop a customer base within a geographical area to source edible beans for delivery. In addition, this position is accountable for obtaining business results as established through business planning and goal setting.

Key Responsibilities:

Accountable for managing a client base within an area to meet and exceed area sales, and financial, and operating targets.
Pro-actively seek to become involved in the business decision-making process of targeted customers.
Maintain and analyze a database/record of customer profiles in order to identify, categorize, and prioritize customer contacts.
Arrange for customer learning opportunities that provide incremental value.
Keep informed of competitor activities within the market area, and recommend marketing program and service revisions.
Coordinate the movement of grain and related administrative requirements in conjunction with customers and operations staff.

Knowledge and Skills:

Ability to develop and maintain effective business relationships with current and potential future customers.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Efficient in MS office and experience utilizing relevant computer software programs.
Proven experience in customer service or sales capacity.

Education and Qualifications:

Minimum five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in agri-business and/or other related customer service function. 
Certificate in Agriculture, Agri-Business Certificate, or equivalent post-secondary education.
Designation as a Professional Agronomist would be preferred.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience that result in the required level of knowledge skill and competence will be considered.

Wage: 
Contact Email: can.recruitment@viterra.com

Farm Intern - Closing Applications: Apr 04, 2019

Employer: hummingbird farm
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: 4380 slocan river road, winlaw, bc

Job Description:

Hummingbird Farm is certified organic (KOGS#84) and grows food and flowers. Please see our website hummingbirdfarmbc.com. We are located in the scenic Slocan valley on the Slocan river, 30 min from Nelson and Castlegar BC. 

We are looking for an individual who is hard-working, physically fit, and is enthusiastic about sustainable organic farming. Day to day work is busy, intense, challenging but is also rewarding as we harvest beautiful flowers, herbs, fruits and vegetables for 2 grocery stores in nearby Nelson and Castlegar, and the farmers market in Nelson. 

Our farm focuses on cut flower, herb, fruit and vegetable production. You can learn all aspects of organic small scale farming and organic systems including planting, cultivating, harvesting, soil health, composting/mulching, and saving seeds. The seasonal scope of work includes preparing beds for planting, planting seeds/transplants, harvesting, deadheading flowers, mulching/weeding, watering/feeding, weeding, scouting for pests, weeding. 

There are a variety of other opportunities including equipment maintenance, building projects, fencing, mowing, etc. 

You will need to be a full time student in the 2018-19 academic year and returning to full time studies in the fall of 2019. You must be legally entitled to work in Canada and be at least 18 years of age. This is the perfect job experience for an individual pursuing education in an related agricultural or science field. You need to be physically fit, able to work outdoors in sun or rain. We expect a minimum of 30 and a maximum of 40 hours of work per week. We are looking for someone from available from late April /the beginning of May to the end of August.

Good communication is a must, as is the use of common sense, the confidence to make decisions and a willingness to go above and beyond. Please contact us if you are positive, self-motivated, respectful of others, a hard worker, a non-smoker, and are seriously considering organic agriculture in your future!

Wage: $15 
Contact Email: hummingbirdfarmbc@gmail.com

Farm/Ranch Hand - Closing Applications: May 31, 2019

Employer: Letniak Farms LTD
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Veteran, Alberta

Job Description:

Letniak Farms LTD is currently looking for a summer full-time position of employment to be filled on a mixed farm & cow/calf family operation. For anyone that enjoys this type of lifestyle, there is room for the right individual to grow or for the potential of long-term employment.

We are looking for a responsible, self motivated & dependable individual that can think for themselves, work well with others and is able to work and complete tasks without being under constant supervision. 
Some of the work that will be included will be
• Feeding cattle duties
• calving
• Haying
• Silaging
• Seeding and harvest
• Driving a variety of large equipment
• Fencing
• Mechanical work and shop duties

Depending on experience and quickness to learn a person may have more or less involvement in some of these areas listed above.

Pay will be structured on an hourly wage plus there will be quarterly bonuses that will be paid based on the individual’s production, attitude and responsibilities that they are willing to take on.

Rental housing is available

Must have a valid driver’s license and please provide a list of current references. Class I license is an asset but not required.

Wage: 
Contact Email: kletniak@netago.ca

Grain Marketing Advisor in Mclennan, AB - Closing Applications: Apr 30, 2019

Employer: Lake Search Group
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Regina

Job Description:

Our client has an immediate full-time permanent opportunity available for a Grain Marketing Advisor in Mclennan, AB

Responsibilities:
• Deliver comprehensive grain marketing services to farm clients 
• Successfully assist customers market their grain through the execution of core product deliverables such as market reports and risk management tools as well as individual farm cash flow and contribution margin analysis. 
• Sell grain marketing services to farm customers in order to achieve revenue budgets and growth targets. 
• Successfully work with the Sales Representatives and location teams to identify, prospect and close new Grain marketing Service clients. 
• Communicate effectively with their Internal Grain Marketing Advisor team members. 
• Provide secondary support for market updates, contract execution and individual client strategies. 
• Effectively work with the location team to help with grain related activities.

Qualifications: 
• Strong knowledge of grain marketing and risk management required 
• Effective working knowledge of grain futures, options and markets. 
• Strong sales skills and aptitude
• Effective knowledge of the Canadian grain industry, agricultural production and farm management
• Related Post-secondary education or training.
• Strong computer skills and attention to detail to create and maintain spreadsheets, databases and presentations. 
• Consulting experience is an asset 

Wage: 
Contact Email: ashley@lakesearchgroup.com

Agronomist in Mclennan, AB - Closing Applications: Apr 30, 2019

Employer: Lake Search Group
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Regina

Job Description:

Our client has an immediate full-time permanent opportunity available for an Agronomist in Mclennan, AB

Responsibilities:
• Accountable for contributing to crop input sales by leading with knowledge to position products that proactively help farm customers grow better crops. 
• Successfully work directly with farm customers to provide agronomic and crop production solutions. 
• Help existing and prospect customers to grow better crops through making sound crop production and risk management decisions by focusing on crop planning, seed selection, nutrient, weed, disease, insect and harvest management
• Effectively work with the location sales team in positioning products that proactively help farm customers grow better crops
• Execute on company’s crop input market development plans by participating in customer field meetings, facilitating customer agronomy events, marketing support, delivering crop planning services and maintaining good relationships with key crop input suppliers
• Act as the “expert” in crop production for the location team and provide crop production training to the team.
• Provide leadership, coaching, direction and training to Agronomic Interns, working collaboratively with the sales team and other Agronomists.

Qualifications: 
• Minimum 1 year of field and industry experience required 
• Eligible for membership in the Provincial Institute of Agrologist
• CCA accreditation or willingness to challenge exams and obtain accreditation when eligible
• Technically sound agronomy knowledge
• Possess a valid Canadian Driver’s License
• Strong understanding of agronomic services, farm customers and the agriculture industry in Canada
• Strong knowledge of crop inputs business and the significance of supplier relationships
• Strong understanding of Canadian agricultural production and farm management
• Solid sales aptitude is an asset 

Please email resume to ashley@lakesearchgroup.com

Wage: 
Contact Email: ashley@lakesearchgroup.com

Crop Sales Rep in Trochu, AB - Closing Applications: Apr 30, 2019

Employer: Lake Search Group
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Regina

Job Description:

Our client has an immediate full-time permanent opportunity available for a Crop Sales Rep in Trochu, AB


Responsibilities:
• Successfully achieve top line revenue targets and help farm customers 
• Building productive, long-term relationships with farmer customers
• Developing a comprehensive understanding of the customers’ business 
• Planning sales contacts that present solutions and value to customers
• Partnering with Grain Marketing and Agronomy Advisors to identify customers and sell consulting services
• Managing customer credit and accounts receivables to help customers make good financial decisions 
• Meeting financial targets through strong individual customer tactical plans 



Qualifications: 
• Related post-secondary education in Business or Agriculture or equivalent work experience
• Persistence and highly developed selling skills
• Ability to identify opportunities and prospects, build customer relationships and close sales
• Strong planning skills, including the ability to segment markets, target and analyze customer potential
• Possess a Canadian Driver’s License

Please email resume to ashley@lakesearchgroup.com

Wage: 
Contact Email: ashley@lakesearchgroup.com

Cargill: Agronomy Research Intern 2019-CAN00607 - Closing Applications: Dec 31, 2019

Employer: Cargill
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Camrose, AB

Job Description:

Employer: Cargill

Agronomy Research Intern 2019-CAN00607 

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Description

You will work with the Research Agronomist to manage and maintain canola research plots in Western Canada. The private research trials that you manage will be used in the evaluation of specialty canola oil varieties with commercial potential. We are looking for highly ambitious, innovative, have desire for continuous learning and are able to quickly adapt to a rapidly evolving and highly motivated research/ team environment.

Training:
You will assist in successful research trial management, which includes seeding cultivating, spraying, harvesting, and data collection. You will operate and perform some maintenance on small plot equipment, including seeders, sprayers, swathers and combines. You will work with an interdisciplinary team including other research and support teams to organize resources effectively and to meet all business objectives.

Internship Programming:
• Cargill offers relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify (based on mileage).
• Internships are paid and are at least 16 weeks in duration.
• Day–to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the intern.
• Interns who demonstrate exceptional performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered a full-time position for the following year. 

Job Locations:
• Camrose, AB

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
• Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or Diploma from an accredited program in an Agriculture-related field, graduating between December 2019 and May 2021.
• Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada 
• A valid Canadian driver's license and clean driving record
• Ability to obtain heavy trailer endorsement
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, self-motivated and attentive to detail
• Strong problem solving, analytical, decision-making, and organizational skills
• Willing to travel if needed within Western Canada
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
• All candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for an internship opportunity anywhere in the Canada. 
• Able to complete a 16-week internship in the summer (May - August 2019)
• Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance
• Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience in Agriculture
• Experience hauling trailers
• Mechanical aptitude with the ability to operate machinery 
• Overall 3.0 GPA or higher

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.

Job Research and Development
Primary Location Canada-Saskatchewan-Aberdeen
Other Locations Canada-Alberta-Camrose, Canada, Canada-Manitoba-Elm Creek

APPLY: https://cargill.taleo.net/careersection/10220/jobdetail.ftl?job=CAN00607&tz=GMT-06%3A00

Dates and salaries to be discussed and determined by Cargill

Wage: TBD 
Contact Email: lauralazo@careersinagricultureandfood.ca

Cargill: Research Agronomist - Camrose, AB-CAM00782 - Closing Applications: Dec 31, 2019

Employer: Cargill
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Camrose, AB

Job Description:

Employer: Cargill

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Description

Responsibilities:

The Research Agronomist position is responsible for the execution of research protocols for successful performance evaluation of candidate hybrids including all aspects of field trial management. Maintain, repair and acquire research equipment to support achievement of a high performance research program in coordination with the North American Research Team. Identify field plot cooperators and coordinate site stewardship, contracts and payments. Conduct special projects including identification of progress improvements related to successful research trial management. Administer work requirements of safety program and location operation. Supervision of work crews and summer interns. Provide technical and marketing support to the Sales Territory Managers to promote the Victory brand.


Principal Accountabilities:

40% - Management of field research trials including land selection and contracting, site development, all aspects of agronomic trial management, including seeding, spraying, maintenance and harvest. Contributes to management plan and follows strict protocols for trait stewardship. Data submission to breeding team.

30% - Maintenance and management of equipment, safety and facility.

10% - Maintain nursery plots supporting all aspects of agronomic support including disease nursery conduct. Contributes to management plan and follows strict protocols for trait stewardship.

10% - Special projects including improvements and data management.

10% - Provide support to Victory Hybrid TMs field tours and other duties as assigned.


Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture or related field
• 3 years’ experience in Western Canadian breeding program including small plot and nursery research design methods
• Experience using GPS guidance technology
• Knowledge of provincial and federal rules and regulations regarding canola production
• Knowledge of hybrid canola breeding and seed production


Abilities/ Success Factors:

• Motivates for high performance and excellence
• Sees what needs to be done, assesses the degree of urgency and importance. Sees beyond the boundaries of his or her immediate responsibilities to those of the entire organization
• Demonstrates respect, candor, and commitment in relationships with peers and staff
• The Research Agronomist role prepares the individual for the opportunity to acquire and develop skills in agronomy, breeding, production and confined trial conduct and execution. The successful candidate will gain skills in team leadership, engagement, and communication within a high performance environment. This position will have opportunities to interact with seed production and commercial marketing teams across Cargill (GEOSNA and CASCNA)

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.

Job Research and Development

Primary Location Canada-Alberta-Camrose

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

APPLY: https://cargill.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=CAM00782&tz=GMT-06%3A00

Wage: TBD 
Contact Email: lauralazo@careersinagricultureandfood.ca

Project Facilitator - Closing Applications: Mar 31, 2019

Employer: Fort Macleod Community Aquaponic Greenhouse Society
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Fort Macleod. Ab

Job Description:

Project Coordinator Job Description – Fort Macleod Community Aquaponic Greenhouse Society
The Fort Macleod Community Aquaponic Greenhouse Society (FMCAGS) is seeking a PROJECT COORDINATOR to implement our Outreach Program. This is a grant funded, two-year project that ends June 30, 2020. The intent of the program is to engage youth and community members in the setup, planting and maintenance of aquaponic growing systems in a variety of community-based sites. 
The Project Coordinator will be responsible for: 
• The education, training and mentoring of youth and community members;
• Overseeing installation, startup and maintenance of systems;
• Liaising with the community, local agencies, school administrations and the Board of Directors of the FMCAGS;
• Maintaining appropriate records to meet the goals of the grant and the needs of the FMCAGS; and
• Reporting to the FMCAGS Board at regular meetings and to the Board chair as needed.
Under the leadership of the Project Coordinator, youth will assemble aquaponic systems while learning the science to maintain a healthy and productive symbiotic system.
The successful candidate will be a vibrant individual with a positive attitude toward innovation. The candidate must be willing and able to share their initiative in a high energy environment while working with both the community at large as well as youth.
Preference will be given to those who:
• Demonstrate excellent skills and knowledge in all aspects of aquaponic growing as well as a strong desire to share with others;
• Can take a leadership role in the project; and
• Have good verbal communication skills and excellent writing ability.

This is a contract position to begin immediately with an end date of June 30, 2020.
The FMCAGS is an Alberta registered non-profit society. 

Wage: 100 hours/month, $32/hour 
Contact Email: forever4@telus.net

Grain Logistics and Marketing Associate - Closing Applications: Mar 31, 2019

Employer: Hensall Co-op
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Hensall

Job Description:

Looking for an exciting career in Grain Marketing? Hensall Co-op is currently recruiting for an eager individual looking to develop their career in Agribusiness!
The Grain Logistics and Marketing Intern will assist with the purchase, sales brokerage, and logistics for all commercial grains. This individual will also conduct market research and analysis, as well as assist with sales development and marketing strategies for new and existing markets.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Logistics scheduling and coordination of delivery, tracking of shipments, receipts, invoices and payments
• Answer producer inquiries including quoting market futures
• Maintain accurate records on transactions with producers and customers
• Freight negotiation and logistics tracking by truck and rail
• Initiate new projects that contribute to the growth and success of the department 

Job Requirements: 
• Exceptional negotiation, time management, interpersonal and communication skills 
• Growing degree of technical knowledge in commercial grain markets- both domestic and international
• Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
• Motivated and able to work independently
• Strong verbal and written communication skills

Qualifications:
• Strong farm commodity knowledge
• Good understanding of CBOT futures and derivatives as well as cash basis pricing
• An associate’s or bachelor’s degree in agribusiness, marketing, agricultural economics, logistics, or agronomy or related field is required
• Recent graduates welcome!

Wage: 
Contact Email: apol@hdc.on.ca

Field Marketer Summer Intern - Closing Applications: Mar 31, 2019

Employer: Hensall Co-op
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Hensall

Job Description:

Hensall Co-op is a progressive, farmer-owned co-operative in its 82nd year of business and we continue to grow. We currently employ approximately 550 employees ranging from full-time, part-time and seasonal positions throughout 26 locations. We have a number of different business divisions including food products, logistics, energy, grain marketing and feed. 
We are currently seeking a dynamic individual interested in a 2019 summer internship to gain experience, leadership skills and hands on training. This position will be based out of Exeter for the first portion of the term assisting with the distribution of seed, followed by teaming up with a location manager to assist with a variety of different functions for the remainder of the term.
Job Duties 
• Assist in the distribution of seed including communicating with customers, ensuring accuracy of shipments, taking payments, providing directions to delivery drivers and maintaining accurate and up to date information 
• Understanding agronomic tasks in accordance with Certified Crop Advisor Exam including weed, insect and disease identification, field scouting techniques and in field scouting
• Providing solutions in accordance to CCA (Certified Crop Advisor) guidelines
• Field signing to support Hensall Co-op’s marketing initiatives
• Assist with inventory tasks including counts and recounts
• Promoting new product innovations
• Work closely with Location Managers and Operations Team to focus on continuous improvements and attend all scheduled operations meetings.
• Other duties as assigned

Wage rate will remain flexible based on previous experience/education.
Individual must be flexible to work in an office environment as well as performing tasks indoors and outdoors in various environmental conditions.
The successful candidate will have a background in agriculture, strong communication, presentation and technical skills and will be task oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Ideal candidate would be working towards a degree in Agriculture or possess equivalent previous experience.

Wage: 
Contact Email: apol@hdc.on.ca

Apiary Worker - Closing Applications: Mar 26, 2019

Employer: Dewar Apiaries Ltd
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: 442072 Range Road 40, Bluffton, AB

Job Description:

Currently accepting applications for the 2019 Honey Bee season. Located at 442072 Range Road 40 Bluffton, AB. Would prefer a minimum of 1 year beekeeping experience. Wages $15 to $18/hour, will be negotiated dependent on experience of applicants. Must be physically fit, comfortable working with honeybees and be able to work well together in a team work setting. Applicants willing to commit to the whole season will be considered first.

Duties:

Hive management
Building and repair of equipment for Hives
Harvesting Honey 
Winter colony preperations

Basic English communication, Alberta or International Drivers License would be an asset. Performance bonuses may be available based on season's honey crop. Hours will be between 32 - 72 hours weekly. Job availability will be between May 1st and Oct 31st depending on weather.

Wage: $15-18/hour 
Contact Email: dewarhoney@gmail.com

Agricultural Crop Scout Seasonal Position - Closing Applications: Mar 31, 2019

Employer: Bonduelle
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Taber

Job Description:

Company: 
Bonduelle is the current world leader in vegetable production. In Lethbridge, Bonduelle has a processing facility for frozen green peas and sweet corn which are grown and harvested in the Taber area. We are currently looking for 2 energetic summer students to be our seasonal crop scouts and European Corn Borer technicians, starting in May. 

Job Description:
You will be based out of the Bonduelle Field Shop in Taber. 
Job Duties Include 
- Monitor the growth and development of both sweet corn and green pea fields via regular scouting 
- Monitor and record maturity, disease and pest levels 
- Monitor and report European Corn Borer populations by setting up traps in sweet corn fields 
- Weekly management of insect traps to help determine timely pesticide applications 
- Establish relationships with contracted growers by helping deliver seed and by reporting weekly pest counts 
- GPS planted acres using a handheld GPS and quad 
- Gather corn and pea samples to determine when the crop is ready for harvest 
- Help hire, build up and train harvest crews 
- Maintain well organized records in Bonduelle’s Ag database, excel and word 
- Maintain communication with field staff, harvesting crews and field mechanics 

You will become familiar with local agricultural practices including crop management, the growth cycles of peas and corn, irrigation practices, local pests and diseases and custom harvest operations. You will work closely with the Agriculture manager and technician. You will be offered a competitive salary, a company vehicle and the opportunity to be involved in a unique, exciting field of agriculture in Southern Alberta. 

Qualifications 
- Must be able to work independently and with a team 
- Be physically fit and comfortable working outdoors 
- Drivers license for use of company truck, quad and pea combine 
- Must be able to work some weekends 

Wage: $20/hr 
Contact Email: daniele.anderson@bonduelle.com

Agricultural Crop Scout Seasonal Position - Closing Applications: Mar 25, 2019

Employer: Bonduelle
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Taber

Job Description:

Company:
Bonduelle is the current world leader in vegetable production. In Lethbridge, Bonduelle has a processing facility for frozen green peas and sweet corn which are grown and harvested in the Taber area. We are currently looking for 2 energetic summer students to be our seasonal crop scouts and European Corn Borer technicians, from May - September. 

Job Description:
You will be based out of the Bonduelle Field Shop in Taber. 
Job Duties Include 
- Monitor the growth and development of both sweet corn and green pea fields via regular scouting 
- Monitor and record maturity, disease and pest levels 
- Monitor and report European Corn Borer populations by setting up traps in sweet corn fields 
- Weekly management of insect traps to help determine timely pesticide applications 
- Establish relationships with contracted growers by helping deliver seed and by reporting weekly pest counts 
- GPS planted acres using a handheld GPS and quad 
- Gather corn and pea samples to determine when the crop is ready for harvest 
- Help hire, build up and train harvest crews 
- Maintain well organized records in Bonduelle’s Ag database, excel and word 
- Maintain communication with field staff, harvesting crews and field mechanics 

You will become familiar with local agricultural practices including crop management, the growth cycles of peas and corn, irrigation practices, local pests and diseases and custom harvest operations. You will work closely with the Agriculture manager and technician. You will be offered a competitive salary, a company vehicle and the opportunity to be involved in a unique, exciting field of agriculture in Southern Alberta. 

Qualifications: 
- Must be able to work independently and with a team 
- Be physically fit and comfortable working outdoors 
- Drivers license for use of company truck, quad and pea combine 
- Must be able to work some weekends 

Wage: $20/hr 
Contact Email: daniele.anderson@bonduelle.com

Farm Machinery Operator - Closing Applications: Mar 30, 2019

Employer: Don Chapman Farms
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Queensville

Job Description:

Operating large modern farm machinery
All aspects of operating irrigation systems
Operating construction equipment
Day to day farming operations. I.E. Planting and Harvest

Wage: Top wages paid in industry 
Contact Email: dispatch@lakeviewvegetable.com

Sales Agronomist - Closing Applications: Mar 30, 2019

Employer: Richardson International
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Falher, Alberta

Job Description:

At Richardson International, being truly invested is at the heart of everything we do. For 160 years, Richardson has been dedicated to Canadian agriculture. Recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing, Richardson is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies with more than 2,500 employees across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. 

Richardson Pioneer, a division of Richardson International, is Canada’s leading agribusiness. Richardson Pioneer supports Canadian farmers throughout the growing season – providing agronomic services and advice, selling crop inputs, buying their crops at harvest and selling them to markets around the world through the most efficient network of high throughput Ag Business Centres in Western Canada.

Working with Richardson opens the door to a world of possibility. We currently have an opportunity for a Sales Agronomist at our Richardson Pioneer Ag Business Centre located in Falher, AB. Sales Agronomists contribute to the overall success of our customers and our business - you are the one who our customers rely on for agronomic support and advice.

Responsibilities:

Visit producers on their farms and identify their agricultural needs specific to agronomy and crop production, contributing to increased sales volumes and overall location profitability
Provide agronomic services such as soil testing and recommendation of crop products
Develop opportunities for live demonstrations and tours with customers

Qualifications:

A degree in Agriculture and previous experience in crop inputs
Strong communication and organizational skills
The Certified Crop Advisor designation would be considered an asset
Richardson International provides an excellent compensation package consisting of competitive salary, pension, a flexible benefits plan and training and career development opportunities.

Interested candidates should click the Apply icon to apply online by March 5th, 2019. 

Richardson International values diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-identify.

Wage: 
Contact Email: careers@richardson.ca

Agriculture Summer Student - Closing Applications: Mar 31, 2019

Employer: Flaman Group of Companies
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Saskatoon

Job Description:

Flaman Group of Companies is looking for a summer student to support our Sales Agronomists’ with data collection and evaluation across Saskatchewan. This is a seasonal position with a start date of May 2019 but has the potential to grow into a full-time permanent position. The successful candidate will gain valuable hands on experience within the Agriculture industry.

Flaman believes in people working together, doing what’s right to make a difference.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
Currently enrolled an Agronomy, Agribusiness, Agricultural Mechanization, Crop Technology or a relevant Agricultural post-secondary program.
A positive customer-oriented attitude.
Must be able to travel and work flexible hours.
Self-motivated with a Strong Attention to Detail 
Technical and operational competency with agricultural equipment is considered an asset

FLAMAN GOALS - WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO:
The Flaman Group of Companies has three goals that guide all the decisions we make. Each position within Flaman contributes towards these goals in a unique way. Customer Responsibility, Achievement of Goals and Making Things Better.

If you are motivated and eager to learn your role in the Agriculture industry, please go to our website www.flaman.com to apply. We look forward to helping you pursue your career in Agriculture!

Wage: 
Contact Email: dave.weightman@flaman.com

Greenhouse Research Technician - Closing Applications: Apr 01, 2019

Employer: ICMS
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Abbotsford, BC

Job Description:

Position: Greenhouse Research Technician
Terms: May – Aug 31 or April – Nov 30
Location: Abbotsford, British Columbia (2 positions)
If YOU like agriculture, have a passion for growing crops and are inquisitive, then ICMS is the place for YOU. As a member of this team, YOU will assist with greenhouse experiments that evaluate products and systems which improve the health and quality of Canadian crops. ICMS is recognized as a premiere provider of contract research services in the development, implementation and conduct of research in the areas of crop breeding, agronomy, evaluation of product efficacy for conventional and bio-pesticides, inoculants, plant growth regulators, fertilizers, seed coatings, and many other agricultural products. We are dedicated to providing accurate and meaningful data to local, national and international clientele. This is a great opportunity to work with a company that offers innovation, excellent earning potential with competitive salary, great benefits, learning experience in all aspects of agriculture, and a great opportunity to apply your education to everyday tasks.
This position is based at our Abbotsford Research station conducting trial work in the Fraser Valley region with the primary focus of conducting research on greenhouse crops such as tomato, pepper, cucumber and ornamentals. Depending on the workload distribution, you may also be conducting trial work on field crops such as canola, corn, soybean, strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, tomato, cucumber, pepper, wheat, and barley to name a few. The Research Technician will be responsible for assisting the Research Agronomist with setting up research trials on various crops to conduct product evaluation experiments. They will be responsible for planting and maintaining the crops, applying treatments, collecting data, irrigation, tractor operation and communicating with management. This position will report to the Regional Manager on a regular basis.
Skills and Responsibilities: Candidates which feel that they possess these capabilities currently are encouraged to apply. Candidates not currently possessing all of these qualities should be capable of learning and delivering these qualities and skills by the end of their term.
Agronomy and Horticulture Skills
• Be able to identify weeds, diseases and insects which are common to the crops grown in Canada.
• Be able to successfully complete basic math associated with agriculture such as conversion calculations, fertilizer and pesticide application rates, application water volumes, and mix sizes to name a few.
• Basic understanding of design, set up and maintenance of drip and sprinkler irrigation systems for various crops using solenoids, timers, poly hose and micro emitters. Regularly monitor irrigation levels to ensure consistency of irrigation.
• Determine fertilizer rate and maintain crops through a Tank A and B fertilizer mixing system with aids in more accurate feeds for EC sensitive crops.
• Monitor pH and EC levels during each and every watering and make adjustments as needed on a regular basis.
• Monitor greenhouse environments using max/mins to reduce crop stress and maintain an optimal growing environment for all crops contained in each zone.
• Review crop schedules and implement planning processes.
• Familiar with biological insect terminology and the methods of introducing them into a cropping environment as required, as well as monitoring and changing sticky cards.
• Grow vegetable crops in a hydroponic system using coco slabs and drip irrigation, clipping plants to strings and pruning suckers.
• Be able to properly prepare a seedbed and operate a seed drill, transplanter or other planting device to establish a crop.
• Be able to grow agronomic or horticultural crops that will be equivalent to local agriculture standards
Equipment Skills
• Use of iPads and iPhones for the use of data collection and reporting.
• Be able to operate a sprayer and be familiar with application systems and terminology
• Be able to safely operate a tractor and associated implements which are used in agriculture
• Be able to operate an ATV
• Be able to operate a truck, as well as be able to tow a 20 foot flat deck trailer loaded with equipment.
• Have enough equipment experience to be able to learn the use and operation of new equipment.
• Be attentive to operate equipment safely.
Basic Management Skills
• Be able to accept direction from the Research Agronomist and incorporate it into routine procedure.
• Be able to prioritize tasks
• Be able to develop efficient routines
• Understands the importance of open communication within the workplace and encourage the flow of information to the Research Agronomist.
• Work effectively both independently and with the team in a fast-paced environment, working under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
Experimental Skills
• Basic understanding of field experimental design and terminology such as: RCBD, split plot, replicate, block and plot
• Read and understand a protocol, then breakdown the tasks associated with the experiment to adhere to the protocol requirements.
• Collect data by performing visual assessment on treatments: for disease control by visually assessing plants and leaves for severity and incidence, and for insect infestation and damage by visual or qualitative methods (counting insects on leaves).
• Have excellent observation skills with regard to treatment effects.
Communication Skills
• Be able to verbally communicate information and the Research Agronomist and Regional Manager
• Be able to record information in a professional manner free from spelling, grammar and formatting errors
• Be able to communicate in a professional manner to develop team and business relationships
• Be able to listen actively, attentively and respond to direction
Qualifications:
• Frist year to graduating students in any discipline are encouraged to apply. Graduates of/current students of a Diploma or Degree with a focus on greenhouse, agriculture, entomology, plant pathology, weed science, agronomy, crop science or plant protection would be considered and asset.
• Anyone with multiple years of greenhouse/small fruit/tree fruit/field vegetable/grain production experience is encouraged to apply.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, excellent attention to detail, organization, and record keeping.
• Willing to travel periodically and complete tasks requiring extended work hours (early morning, evening and weekends) when necessary.
• Capable of physical tasks such as lifting (30 kg), carrying a hand-held sprayer, walking in the field, bending and operating agriculture equipment.
• Skills that are an asset but not mandatory: Agriculture background, farm machinery experience, previous research experience and good mechanical aptitude.
• Has a passion for plants and growing them.
• Work effectively in a hot environment where temperatures can be +30C.
• Ability to work in a multicultural work environment.
• This position requires membership, or eligibility for membership, in the BC Institute of Agrologists

Wage: TBD 
Contact Email: mcmillian@icms-inc.com

Field Research Assistant - Closing Applications: Apr 01, 2019

Employer: ICMS
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Abbotsford, BC and Okanagan, BC

Job Description:

Position: Field Research Technician
Terms: May – Aug 31 or April – Nov 30
Location: Okanagan Falls, British Columbia (4 positions); Abbotsford, British Columbia (4 positions)
If YOU like agriculture, have a passion for growing crops and are inquisitive, then ICMS is the place for YOU. As a member of this team, YOU will assist with field experiments that evaluate products and systems which improve the health and quality of Canadian crops. ICMS is recognized as a premiere provider of contract research services in the development, implementation and conduct of research in the areas of crop breeding, agronomy, evaluation of product efficacy for conventional and bio-pesticides, inoculants, plant growth regulators, fertilizers, seed coatings, and many other agricultural products. We are dedicated to providing accurate and meaningful data to local, national and international clientele. This is a great opportunity to work with a company that offers innovation, excellent earning potential with competitive salary, great benefits, learning experience in all aspects of agriculture, and a great opportunity to apply your education to everyday tasks.
This position is based at our Fraser Valley or Okanagan Valley Research stations conducting trial work within the Fraser Valley or Okanagan Valley region on a wide selection of crops such as blueberry, raspberry, strawberry, potato, apple, pear, peach, sweet cherry, grape, tomato, cucumber, pepper, canola, soybean, corn, wheat, and barley to name a few. The Research Technician will be responsible for assisting the Research Agronomist with setting up research trials on various crops to conduct product evaluation experiments. They will be responsible for planting and maintaining the crops, applying treatments, collecting data, irrigation, tractor operation and communicating with management. This position will report to the Regional Manager on a regular basis.
Skills and Responsibilities: Candidates which feel that they possess these capabilities currently are encouraged to apply. Candidates not currently possessing all of these qualities should be capable of learning and delivering these qualities and skills by the end of their term.
Agronomy and Horticulture Skills
• Be able to identify weeds, diseases and insects which are common to the crops grown in Canada.
• Be able to successfully complete basic math associated with agriculture such as conversion calculations, fertilizer and pesticide application rates, application water volumes, and mix sizes to name a few.
• Basic understanding of design, set up and maintenance of drip and sprinkler irrigation systems for various crops using solenoids, timers, poly hose and micro emitters. Regularly monitor irrigation levels to ensure consistency of irrigation.
• Be able to properly prepare a seedbed and operate a seed drill, transplanter or other planting device to establish a crop.
• Be able to grow agronomic or horticultural crops that will be equivalent to local agriculture standards
Equipment Skills
• Use of iPads and iPhones for the use of data collection and reporting.
• Be able to operate a sprayer and be familiar with application systems and terminology
• Be able to safely operate a tractor and associated implements which are used in agriculture
• Be able to operate an ATV
• Be able to operate a truck, as well as be able to tow a 20 foot flat deck trailer loaded with equipment.
• Have enough equipment experience to be able to learn the use and operation of new equipment.
• Be attentive to operate equipment safely.
Basic Management Skills
• Be able to accept direction from the Research Agronomist and incorporate it into routine procedure.
• Be able to prioritize tasks
• Be able to develop efficient routines
• Understands the importance of open communication within the workplace and encourage the flow of information to the Research Agronomist.
• Work effectively both independently and with the team in a fast-paced environment, working under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
Experimental Skills
• Basic understanding of field experimental design and terminology such as: RCBD, split plot, replicate, block and plot
• Read and understand a protocol, then breakdown the tasks associated with the experiment to adhere to the protocol requirements.
• Collect data by performing visual assessment on treatments: for disease control by visually assessing plants and leaves for severity and incidence, and for insect infestation and damage by visual or qualitative methods (counting insects on leaves).
• Have excellent observation skills with regard to treatment effects.
Communication Skills
• Be able to verbally communicate information and the Research Agronomist and Regional Manager
• Be able to record information in a professional manner free from spelling, grammar and formatting errors
• Be able to communicate in a professional manner to develop team and business relationships
• Be able to listen actively, attentively and respond to direction
Qualifications:
• Frist year to graduating students in any discipline are encouraged to apply. Graduates of/current students of a Diploma or Degree with a focus on agriculture, entomology, plant pathology, weed science, agronomy, crop science or plant protection would be considered and asset.
• Anyone with multiple years of small fruit/tree fruit/field vegetable/grain production experience is encouraged to apply.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, excellent attention to detail, organization, and record keeping.
• Willing to travel periodically and complete tasks requiring extended work hours (early morning, evening and weekends) when necessary.
• Capable of physical tasks such as lifting (30 kg), carrying a hand-held sprayer, walking in the field, bending and operating agriculture equipment.
• Skills that are an asset but not mandatory: Agriculture background, farm machinery experience, previous research experience and good mechanical aptitude.
• Has a passion for plants and growing them.
• Work effectively in a hot environment where temperatures can be +30C.
• Ability to work in a multicultural work environment.
• This position requires membership, or eligibility for membership, in the BC Institute of Agrologists

Wage: TBD 
Contact Email: mcmillian@icms-inc.com

Spreader Operator - Closing Applications: Mar 31, 2019

Employer: Terralink Horticulture Inc
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Delta, BC (Vancouver area)

Job Description:

The Terragator Airflow Fertilizer applicator is an extremely large three wheeled, self propelled piece of equipment. It requires all the skills normally associated with large construction equipment i.e. diesel engines, multiple speed transmission, limited visibility, and extreme size. It also requires a high level of computer proficiency. A computer is utilized to co-ordinate the application rates of the fertilizer in relation to the ground speed. A radar system provides continuous reading of the speed over the ground while the computer regulates the flow of fertilizer in a ratio of pounds applied per acre. The operator must continuously monitor the applications from booms that are 70 feet wide while traveling between 5 to 15 miles per hour. The application swaths must be as straight as possible to eliminate any overlapping or missed spots. Coordinating all these functions simultaneously requires extreme concentration & focus. If you have a farming background and experience driving oversized equipment, then this is the job for you.
Terralink Horticulture is a major crop supply company with locations in Abbotsford & Delta. We provide customers with a wide range of fertilizers, seeds, pesticides and other crop inputs throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Wage: $26-$28+ depending on experience 
Contact Email: kelly@tlhort.com

Administration Clerk - Closing Applications: Mar 31, 2019

Employer: Farm Credit Canada
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Edmonton

Job Description:

Loan documentation experience required: 
Use our computerized document capture system to efficiently image, enhance and upload files. You’ll also perform loan administration tasks such as reviewing personal property registrations.

What you’ll do:

- Provide general administration at our Loan Administration Centre
- Update customer information
- Generate reports

What we’re looking for:

- Organized and detailed multi-tasker
- Problem-solver who can adapt to change and make decisions
- Team player who can help field staff with inquiries

What you’ll need:

- A diploma or certificate in administration and at least one year of related experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
- In-depth technical expertise
- Knowledge of loan documentation and requirements of various provincial registries

Apply online: using the link below.

Wage: Competitive 
Contact Email: humanresources@fcc.ca

Feedlot/Crop Equipment Operator - Closing Applications: May 10, 2019

Employer: CoroView Farms
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Coronation, AB

Job Description:

Need someone with a good skill set of operating large machinery such as front end loaders, Large tractors, Combines, Swathers etc. Through the summer there will be help needed Hauling and spreading manure as well as help with harvest and silaging. There is housing on the farm available.

Wage: 
Contact Email: peggy.coroview@xplornet.com

ASB Worker/Weed Inspector - Closing Applications: Apr 26, 2019

Employer: Westlock County
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Westlock, Ab.

Job Description:

Westlock County has 1 Summer Position available in the Agricultural Services Department for an ASB Worker/Weed Inspector. 

Key responsibilities include:
• Assist in the Weed Control program working cooperatively with property owners concerning weed infestations, issuing notices where required
• Identifying weeds and maintain accurate records
• Daily maintenance and preparation of vehicles 
• Participate in other tasks as required 
• The ability to deal with the public effectively and courteously 

Wage: Full time seasonal summer position. Union position of the Canadian Union of Public Employees No. 3007 Collective Agreement 
Contact Email: hr@westlockcounty.com

Pesticide Applicator/Maintenance Worker - Closing Applications: Apr 26, 2019

Employer: Westlock County
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Westlock, Ab.

Job Description:

Job Description: 
Westlock County has 4 Summer Positions available in the Agricultural Services Department for Pesticide Applicator /Maintenance Worker. 

Key responsibilities include:
• Accurate records, mapping and documentation of vegetation management area 
• Operation and daily maintenance of roadside spraying equipment and county vehicles
• Use of selective herbicides and operation of small equipment for vegetation control 
• The ability to deal with the public effectively and courteously 
• Manage weed control through the operation of spray equipment including: one-ton trucks, Kubota and quad sprayers, and backpack sprayers.

Wage: Full time seasonal summer position. A union position of the Canadian Union of Public Employees No. 3007 Collective Agreement 
Contact Email: hr@westlockcounty.com

Farm Hand at RK Cattle Co/Reidholm Farm - Closing Applications: Apr 30, 2019

Employer: RK Cattle Co
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Moorefield, Ontario

Job Description:

Purebred Cow-Calf Operation offering a full-time position.

The position would include flexible hours, Competitive Benefit Package & Salary

Specific Skills/Daily Tasks:
• Reliable
• Ability to work in all weather conditions
• Feed and tend animals; Clean barns, barnyards and pens
• Must be comfortable around livestock
• Must have excellent time management skills, positive attitude, willing to work, attention to detail, own transportation and must work well in a team or alone.

Experience Required
Located in Moorefield, Ontario

Please Email your resume to rkanimalsupplies@xplornet.com or call Sandy at 519-588-7560

Wage: TBD 
Contact Email: rkanimalsupplies@xplornet.com

Canola Breeding Associate - Summer 2019 - Closing Applications: May 01, 2019

Employer: BASF Canada
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Edmonton

Job Description:

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2018, as well as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2018.

Formula for Success: You Will…

As a Canola Breeding Associate, you will join our Breeding team where you will be involved in field trials for local and global breeding programs with the goal of developing hybrids that provide the highest return to growers. You will be responsible for field activities relating to variety development and registration from seeding to harvest including seed set up, land preparation, seeding, pest control, pollination management, plot maintenance, parental development, harvesting and supervision of casual employees as required. You will also be involved in crop health diagnosis through daily monitoring of field and research plots, data collection and analysis. 

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…
Strong agronomic competence attained through pursuing or having obtained your degree in Agriculture or another college along with experience in the Agriculture Industry.
Demonstrated problem solving skills
Ability to be flexible and modify plans as situations arise minimizing impact on results
Interest in canola development
Ability to deliver results in pursuit of both individual and team goals

We welcome and encourage applications from all persons. BASF has a robust policy of accommodating employees who are able to perform the essential duties of the job upon accommodation. In particular, applicants with disabilities are entitled to a recruitment process and accessible materials.

Wage: 
Contact Email: brent.bexson@basf.com

Summer Agronomy.Operations Associate - Closing Applications: Mar 30, 2019

Employer: McEwen's Fuels and Fertilizers
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Fort Saskatchewan

Job Description:

McEwen's Fuels and Fertilizers is a locally owned and operated independent retail with 8 locations north of Edmonton. We are currently searching for 3 summer agronomy/operations associates. Successful applicants will assist the current Territory Agronomist's with daily activities surrounding a crop inputs retailer. This includes but is not limited to: Field Scouting, Chemical/Seed Deliveries and Fertilizer delivery/blending/custom application. Great opportunity to learn about all aspects of retail and crop production!

Wage: 
Contact Email: lbell@mcewens.ca

Vegetation Management Technician - Closing Applications: Mar 31, 2019

Employer: Ace Vegetation Control Services Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Nisku

Job Description:

This is a 2019 Summer Employment Position

We are currently accepting applications for qualified individuals for work in areas across western Canada.

Please note the required qualifications in this posting!

Vegetation Management Technicians and Crew Leaders

web site: www.acevegetation.com/students

Give your career the start it deserves with ACE Vegetation Service. We are currently hiring vegetation management technicians and crew leaders for the summer. Many students over the years have used ACE to pay for their college expenses. ACE offers students in Forestry, Agriculture, Environmental Studies invaluable experience that can lead to greater opportunities after College or University. We are accepting applications from students from ALL faculties.

We provide extensive safety training and herbicide license training—equipping you with the knowledge to make the right decisions in the field. Accommodations and meals are provided while working in the field. ACE offers competitive wages with opportunities to work significant overtime and travel western Canada.

This position involves:
• Herbicide application and weed management
• Record keeping
• Inventory and equipment management
• Weed identification
• Equipment operation
• Quality customer contact and public relations
• Developing work plans and a vegetation program

Qualifications:
• Be 18 years of age or older
• Recommend 1st year college or university education
• Have strong written and verbal communication skills
• Have a great attitude and be a team player
• Be in good health, bondable and energetic
• Be willing to work outdoors for long hours with overtime for a 4 month period
• You must pass a drug and alcohol test
• A valid Canadian driver's license (class 5) is required ( or minimum GDL for 2 years), Class 1 and 3 licenses are an added value
• Driver’s abstract (3 yr) is required
• A current Pesticide Applicator license (BC,AB,SK,MB) is a definite asset

Applicants will need to have these certifications prior to training starting April 29:
• Standard First Aid Level C with AED
• H2S Alive
• CSTS
• eGSO

Training commences April 29 in Nisku/Leduc, Alberta. Work will commence on projects throughout Western Canada and continue from May through to late August. Additional projects are available in the early spring and late fall seasons for individuals available during these periods.

If you meet these qualifications then please apply today by:
• email: psherback at acevegetation.com
• Fax: 780-955-9426
• Mail: ACE Vegetation, 2001-8th Street, Nisku, AB T9E 7Z1

This position is open for applications until March 31, 2019.

ACE is a leading western Canadian vegetation control company with over 35 years of experience. We are proud of our reputation as a professional, resourceful and service oriented company. Our training program is one of the best in the industry. In addition to spray services, we also provide mulching, mowing, reclamation and consulting services to the Utility, Oil and Gas, and Pipeline Sectors. We look forward to hearing from you.

Wage: $16-18 
Contact Email: psherback@acevegetation.com

 

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