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Farm Manager - Closing Applications: Dec 10, 2018

Employer: Herb Setz
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Edmonton

Job Description:

Farm Manager to operate a large seed farm in the Peace River country.

Wage: TBD 
Contact Email: hsetz@telus.net

Research Technician - Closing Applications: Dec 03, 2018

Employer: FMC of Canada
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Wetaskiwin

Job Description:

The summer research technician position is an exciting opportunity for exposure into crop production and crop protection. The position will be for a student who will work alongside an experienced research development rep. Successful candidates will be mentored so that they can perform field operations such as seeding, spraying, mowing, applying crop protection products and possibly harvest as the season permits. Students will be required to aid in all tasks and after completing training they will be expected to perform tasks independently if they are comfortable doing so. The position will also include conduction evaluations, measuring out crop protection products prior to applications and data entry. The job will be centered at our research station in Wetaskiwin but many trials will be off site so transport of equipment will be required. Driver and trailering training will be provided.

Qualifications required for the position include:
• positive attitude
• completed one year of post secondary education by May 1, 2018
• valid class 5 drivers license is required (GDL removed is preferred but not necessary)
• eager to learn
• able to perform physical tasks such as lifting weights up to 50 lbs, bending and operating small plot machinery such as 50 hp tractor, mowers etc.
• basic computer literacy

Qualifications that are an asset include:
• equipment and/or truck and trailer operation
• crop protection knowledge
• WHIMS
• completed classes in weeds, plant disease, crop production, entomology
• CPR and First Aid (to be provided if successful candidate does not possess)

Wage: Dependent on experience and education- starting wage is $21/hour 
Contact Email: pat.forsythe@fmc.com

Farm Worker - Closing Applications: Dec 30, 2018

Employer: Ron Taks
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Bowden

Job Description:

Various farm duties including: operating and maintaining equipment, general construction, and feeding and caring for cattle. Hours are flexible.

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

Client Success Manager - Closing Applications: Dec 10, 2018

Employer: Farmers Edge
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Westlock

Job Description:

Farmers Edge is a global leader in decision agriculture servicing over 22 million paid product acres worldwide with precision digital solutions. Integrating field-centric data, easy-to-use software, state-of-the-art processing technology, predictive modelling, and advanced agronomic analytics, Farmers Edge provides growers with scalable solutions to produce more with less. Using innovative digital agronomic tools, Farmers Edge solutions focus on the sustainable production of high-yielding, high-quality crops and are designed to optimize inputs, minimize environmental impact, and protect economic viability of the farm. From seed selection to yield data analytics, Farmers Edge transforms big data into timely and accurate insights to support informed decision making.

Client Success Manager
Location: Westlock, Alberta (and surrounding area)

Reporting to the Regional Client Manager, the Client Success Manager is responsible for ensuring Farmers Edge clientele receive and utilize the services provided by the Company in a timely and professional manner to result in educated, satisfied clients that will re-sign year after year. 

Duties may include the following:
Build strong relationships with both new and existing clients.
Manage farm client relationship, and communicate with clients both face to face as well as over the phone.
Update and train clients on Farm Command and other proprietary software programs.
Coordinate client contact with Hub Operations Managers and Solution Sales Specialist.
Coordinate and communicate work needed to be executed with Hub Operations Manager.
Maintain database and workflow reporting alongside the Regional Administrator.
Respond to all inquiries from Farmers Edge clients and handle issues that may arise.
Provide input and feedback to Senior Management relating to all things related to agronomy and product/service development.
Document calls, adding to knowledge database.
Contribute presentation material to representatives and growers for training or sales calls.
Complete expense, truck, maintenance logs, mileage reporting as per prescribed schedule.
Weekly or bi-weekly face to face meetings with local Hub Farm Team to ensure seamless delivery/execution resulting in high-level customer experience.
Help train/mentor new sales and operations staff, as required.
Participate in trade shows with the purpose of generating strong leads.
Completion of training as identified throughout the year.

Education and Experience:
Minimum five years of sales experience.
Understanding of farm equipment, agronomy, fertility and farming processes.
Ability to review agronomic and technical information.
Strong problem solving, interpersonal and communications skills required.
Previous experience with precision agronomy and variable rate technology preferred.
Diploma or degree in agriculture or related field with emphasis on soil science, plant science and crop production considered an asset.

Compensation:
Farmers Edge offers a very competitive compensation package including comprehensive benefits and performance bonus. Base salary dependent on qualifications and skill. Customer Relationship Managers are also provided with internal and external training, retirement plan and a company vehicle.


For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Wage: 
Contact Email: catherine.bodnaryk@farmersedge.ca

Client Success Manager - Closing Applications: Dec 10, 2018

Employer: Farmers Edge 
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Leduc

Job Description:

Farmers Edge is a global leader in decision agriculture servicing over 22 million paid product acres worldwide with precision digital solutions. Integrating field-centric data, easy-to-use software, state-of-the-art processing technology, predictive modelling, and advanced agronomic analytics, Farmers Edge provides growers with scalable solutions to produce more with less. Using innovative digital agronomic tools, Farmers Edge solutions focus on the sustainable production of high-yielding, high-quality crops and are designed to optimize inputs, minimize environmental impact, and protect economic viability of the farm. From seed selection to yield data analytics, Farmers Edge transforms big data into timely and accurate insights to support informed decision making

Client Success Manager
Location: Leduc, Alberta; Westlock, Alberta (and surrounding area)

Reporting to the Regional Client Manager, the Client Success Manager is responsible for ensuring Farmers Edge clientele receive and utilize the services provided by the Company in a timely and professional manner to result in educated, satisfied clients that will re-sign year after year. 


Duties may include the following:
Build strong relationships with both new and existing clients.
Manage farm client relationship, and communicate with clients both face to face as well as over the phone.
Update and train clients on Farm Command and other proprietary software programs.
Coordinate client contact with Hub Operations Managers and Solution Sales Specialist.
Coordinate and communicate work needed to be executed with Hub Operations Manager.
Maintain database and workflow reporting alongside the Regional Administrator.
Respond to all inquiries from Farmers Edge clients and handle issues that may arise.
Provide input and feedback to Senior Management relating to all things related to agronomy and product/service development.
Document calls, adding to knowledge database.
Contribute presentation material to representatives and growers for training or sales calls.
Complete expense, truck, maintenance logs, mileage reporting as per prescribed schedule.
Weekly or bi-weekly face to face meetings with local Hub Farm Team to ensure seamless delivery/execution resulting in high-level customer experience.
Help train/mentor new sales and operations staff, as required.
Participate in trade shows with the purpose of generating strong leads.
Completion of training as identified throughout the year.

Education and Experience:
Minimum five years of sales experience.
Understanding of farm equipment, agronomy, fertility and farming processes.
Ability to review agronomic and technical information.
Strong problem solving, interpersonal and communications skills required.
Previous experience with precision agronomy and variable rate technology preferred.
Diploma or degree in agriculture or related field with emphasis on soil science, plant science and crop production considered an asset.


Compensation:
Farmers Edge offers a very competitive compensation package including comprehensive benefits and performance bonus. Base salary dependent on qualifications and skill. Customer Relationship Managers are also provided with internal and external training, retirement plan and a company vehicle.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Wage: 
Contact Email: catherine.bodnaryk@farmersedge.ca

Regional Data Technician - Closing Applications: Dec 10, 2018

Employer: Farmers Edge 
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CAN R3P 2S8

Job Description:

Farmers Edge is a global leader in decision agriculture servicing over 22 million paid product acres worldwide with precision digital solutions. Integrating field-centric data, easy-to-use software, state-of-the-art processing technology, predictive modelling, and advanced agronomic analytics, Farmers Edge provides growers with scalable solutions to produce more with less. Using innovative digital agronomic tools, Farmers Edge solutions focus on the sustainable production of high-yielding, high-quality crops and are designed to optimize inputs, minimize environmental impact, and protect economic viability of the farm. From seed selection to yield data analytics, Farmers Edge transforms big data into timely and accurate insights to support informed decision making.

Regional Data Technician
Location: Winnipeg MB; Lethbridge, AB (and surrounding area)

Reporting to the Data Processing Manager, the Regional Data Technician is the key role that connects our operations and technical divisions and facilitates data management and the return of our various products to the Grower. The successful candidate will be focused on working with the regional operations team to maintain data integrity from agricultural equipment. They will have a working knowledge of our rapid processing software and be capable of identifying and resolving issues and improvements.


Duties may include the following:
Responsible for ensuring timely and accurate generation of data layers for harvest and application datasets to Farm Command (online platform);
Operation and supervision of batch processing systems;
Working closely with the central data processing team in Lethbridge to ensure smooth operations and issue resolution;
First-line support on data processing issues, prioritizing issues from the assigned region;
Frequent external communication to assigned region, to ensure good visibility on processing status and delays;
Work with various development teams (Rapid Processing, Modelling) to assist with feature development and bug fixes;
Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
Undergraduate Degree from a recognized post secondary institute in GIS, Geography, Earth Sciences, Computer Science, or any related discipline is preferred;
Three to Five Years experience in Agriculture operations with an understanding of basic farming practices;
Experience with Python, ArcGIS, QGIS, and SMS Advanced;
Understanding of Agronomic practices would be considered an asset;
Strong customer service skills and problem solving abilities;

Compensation:
Farmers Edge offers a very competitive compensation package. Salary dependent on qualifications and skill.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Wage: 
Contact Email: catherine.bodnaryk@farmersedge.ca

Farm/Ranch Opportunity - Closing Applications: Dec 02, 2018

Employer: Loiselle Farm
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Dawson Creek, BC

Job Description:

Looking for Experienced and Passionate Farm/Ranch Hand with Long Term Vision of Running my Cattle Operation. For the right individual, the opportunity exists for mentorship to take over management of the operation.
Dawson Creek area. 20,000 acres, 150 horses, 400 beef cows plus calves. Must know animal husbandry, how to run and maintain farm equipment. Equipment includes mainly farm loader, tractor, excavator, and truck. Please have a Class 1 Driver's License. Additional training preferred, or will be provided to the right candidate. Compensation dependent on experience, competitive wages. Housing supplied. If you are a student, the tenure can be adjusted to seasonal until your education is completed, with an eye toward long term. Please forward cover letter and resume with references to fentonm1@telus.net.

Wage: Depending on Experience 
Contact Email: fentonm1@telus.net

Summer Research Assistant (199458W-23) - Closing Applications: Dec 29, 2018

Employer: DuPont Pioneer
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Ardrossan, Alberta

Job Description:

Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ has an opportunity for a Research Assistant to join our Edmonton, AB site The successful candidate will assist with canola/corn/soybean field research trials, canola product development, and site quality and maintenance at DuPont Pioneer’s Research Centre located near Edmonton, AB (Ardrossan).


Duties/Responsibilities that a successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with:

Seed organization and set up.
Field preparation, seeding, spraying, plot maintenance, plot evaluation, harvest, and post-harvest quality analysis.
Greenhouse work maintaining and working with canola breeding projects.
Identifying any pest, disease, or environmental problems relating to the canola/corn/soybean crop.
Ensuring field locations are weed and pest free, maintaining a site visit schedule, location report and location log of research sites.
Data collection, disease rating, organization and entry.
Breeding program tasks including seed setup, pollination, harvesting.
Equipment maintenance and repairs.
Self-directed research project within the breeding program.
Accountable for safety and a self-directed safety initiative project crop.

Job Qualifications
To be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

Applicant should be enrolled or possess a Diploma / Degree or MSc in Science, Agriculture or related field
Organized with ability to meet deadlines.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Willingness to learn and an ability to pay attention to detail.
Understanding of basic genetic principals.
Ability to work outdoors.
Willing to work long hours during peak seasons (planting/harvest).
Ability to work unsupervised and complete tasks in a timely manner.
Ability to complete tasks both individually or as part of a team.
Familiar with machinery operation (tractor, cultivator, rototiller, sprayer, etc.).
SAFE operation of trucks, tractors, trailers and equipment
The following are preferred, but not necessary:

Previous agriculture, field crop, or plot research experience
Computer skills (MS excel)
Interest in research (Previous experience in conducting experiments an asset)
We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and DowAgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.

At Corteva Agriscience™, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to come.

Wage: 
Contact Email: universityrelations@pioneer.com

Agriculture Equipment Technician Apprentice (1st/2nd year) - Closing Applications: Dec 01, 2018

Employer: Rocky Mountain Equipment
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Olds, Alberta (207, 32580 11 Range Rd, T4H 1P3)

Job Description:



JOB TITLE: 1st/2nd year Apprentice Agriculture Equipment Technician
POSITION TYPE: Permanent – Full time 
POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 2
BRANCH: Olds, Alberta - 207, 32580 11 Range Rd, T4H 1P3
REPORTING TO: Service Sales Manager

Job Duties and Responsibilities Include:
• Diagnose and inspect equipment for faults and malfunctions
• Repair and adjust equipment and replace defective parts
• Perform updates, pre-season delivery inspections, and pre-season inspections
• Complete work orders and enter technician notes into computer
• Adhere to all Occupational Health and Safety standards as the company is committed to the protection and wellness of its employees

Job Requirements and Qualifications Include:
• Ability to work under minimal supervision
• Must be fluent in the English language
• Experience working on CASE IH agriculture equipment an asset
• Possess problem solving skills
• Registered in an apprenticeship in AG Equipment Technician program

We offer an exceptional compensation structure with benefits including health, disability and dental coverage, incremental wage increases per company policies, performance bonus', relocation expenses, work boot payment, tool allowance loan, personal days, and an employee stock ownership plan that allows employees to contribute to an RRSP or Non-RRSP account that will be invested in RME stock.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be notified. 
Wage: Based upon experience and qualifications 
Contact Email: wwong@rockymtn.com

Field Compliance Associate – 4-6 month Summer Term - Closing Applications: Nov 30, 2018

Employer: BASF Canada
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Calgary, AB

Job Description:

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. BASF‘s portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas.

Available Associate Roles for 2019: 
Required Documentation: Cover Letter, Resume, Three References
*If you are applying to more than one associate role, please indicate this in your cover letter or application email.

Application Deadline: November 30, 2018
Apply Early. Role may close sooner if suitable candidates are secured

Field Compliance Associate – 4-6 month Summer Term starting in May 2019
Our Field Compliance Team is looking for positive and energetic Field Compliance Associate to join its team for the summer starting in May 2019.

Locations: 
•Saskatoon, SK
•Leduc, AB

Qualifications: 
As the successful candidate, you will possess strong agronomic competence through an agricultural background and a high level of attention to detail. You must demonstrate problem solving skills and the ability to be flexible and modify plans as situations change. You must be able to work in a group as well as be self motivated to get solo tasks accomplished. Mechanical aptitude and experience operating equipment is an advantage.

Job Description: 
As a Field Compliance Associate you will provide support to the compliance monitoring program, aiding in the advancement of new traits. You will have responsibilities for compliance monitoring and maintenance of trial site isolation areas and post-harvest sites to a high standard. Responsibilities include weekly monitoring of isolation areas and post-harvest sites for the presence of prohibited species, and maintaining the sites to a standard expected by our organization and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency using techniques such as spraying, tilling, burning and mowing. A key component in this role is ensuring standard operating procedures are maintained and followed.

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

Trait Development Associate – 4-6 month Summer Term - Closing Applications: Nov 18, 2018

Employer: BASF Canada
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Calgary, AB

Job Description:

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. BASF‘s portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas.

Available Associate Roles for 2019: 
Required Documentation: Cover Letter, Resume, Three References
*If you are applying to more than one associate role, please indicate this in your cover letter or application email.

Trait Development Associate – 4-6 month Summer Term starting in May 2019

Our Trait Development Team is looking for positive and energetic Trait Development Associate to join its team for the summer starting in May 2019. As a Trait Development Associate, you will be involved in the advancement of new traits to be developed in support of local and global program.

Application Deadline: November 18, 2018
Apply Early. Role may close sooner if suitable candidates are secured

Locations: Leduc, AB & Saskatoon, SK

Qualifications: 
-Strong agronomic competence attained through pursuing your degree in Agriculture or another college along with experience in the Agriculture Industry.
-Demonstrated problem solving skills and the ability to be flexible and modify plans as situations arise minimizing impact on results. 
-Interest in canola and wheat development.
-Proven ability delivers results in pursuit of both individual and team goals will be vital to your success in this role. 

Job Description: 
-Field activities relating to new trait development from seeding to harvest including:
•Seed set up
•Land preparation
•Seeding
•Pest control
•Pollination management
•Plot maintenance
•Harvesting
•Supervision of casual employees (as required) 
-Ensuring standard operating procedures

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

Canola Breeding Associate – 4 to 8 month Summer Term - Closing Applications: Nov 18, 2018

Employer: BASF Canada
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Calgary, AB

Job Description:

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. BASF‘s portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas.

Available Associate Roles for 2019: 
Required Documentation: Cover Letter, Resume, Three References
*If you are applying to more than one associate role, please indicate this in your cover letter or application email.

Canola Breeding Associate – 4 to 8 month Summer Term 
Our Canola Breeding Team is looking for positive and energetic Canola Breeding Associates to join its team for the summer starting in May 2019.

Application Deadline: November 18, 2018
Apply Early. Role may close sooner if suitable candidates are secured

Location: Edmonton, AB
Additional Locations Available: 
•Winnipeg (Oak Bluff), MB
•MooseJaw/Regina, SK
•Kamsack & Saskatoon, SK

Qualifications: 
-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

Job Description: 
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. 

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

Parent Seed Associate – 4-6 month Summer Term - Closing Applications: Nov 18, 2018

Employer: BASF Canada
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Calgary, AB

Job Description:

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. BASF‘s portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas.

Available Associate Roles for 2019: 
Required Documentation: Cover Letter, Resume, Three References
*If you are applying to more than one associate role, please indicate this in your cover letter or application email.

Parent Seed Associate – 4-6 month Summer Term starting in May 2019
Our Parent Seed Team is looking for positive and energetic Parent Seed Associate to join its team for the summer starting in May 2019.

Application Deadline: November 18, 2018
Apply Early. Role may close sooner if suitable candidates are secured

Locations: 
• Kamloop, BC
• Chilliwack, BC

Qualifications: 
- Agronomic knowledge attained through pursuing your degree in Agriculture or another college coupled with experience in the Agriculture industry
- Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as contribute to a dynamic team environment
- Proven ability to deliver results
- Strong attention to detail
- Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills will be vital in your relations with growers

Job Description: 
- Assist in the production of parent seed with a focus on meeting both yield and quality standards
- Involved in all aspects of parent seed production including: 
- Organization and execution of parent seed activities from seeding to harvesting:
- Quality control
- Field inspections
- Supervision of casual employees and grower relations 
- Monitoring the health of the crop as it matures and providing data and recommendations is an important responsibility in this role

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

Product Excellence Associate – 4-6 month Summer Term - Closing Applications: Nov 18, 2018

Employer: BASF Canada
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Calgary, AB

Job Description:

Our Product Excellence Team is looking for positive and energetic Product Excellence Associate to join its team for the summer starting in May 2019.

Application Deadline: November 18, 2018
Apply Early. Role may close sooner if suitable candidates are secured

Locations: Strathmore & Edmonton, AB
Additional Locations:
• Saskatoon, SK
• Regina, SK
• Brandon & Winnipeg, MB

Qualifications: 
- Strong agronomic competence attained through pursuing 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

Job Description: 

As a Product Excellence Associate, you will join our team where you will be involved in field trials for local product excellence programs evaluating canola hybrids and seed technology with goal of developing regional hybrid specific agronomic practices. You will be responsible for field activities relating to hybrid evaluation on a commercial scale to small plot trialing from seeding to harvest including seed set up, land preparation, seeding, pest control, plot maintenance, 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.

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

Production Development Technician Intern - Closing Applications: Nov 23, 2018

Employer: Syngenta Canada Inc.
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Guelph

Job Description:

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


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

Brush Stacker - Closing Applications: Nov 20, 2018

Employer: Melvin Pasternak
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Water Valley

Job Description:

We have some land in Water Valley that needs deadfall on a fence line stacked in parallel patterns. No burning is required. We estimate the total project would take about 30-40 hours. We prefer someone who is very sensitive to ecology and would use a hand ax (or a chainsaw with great care) and would not damage any of the live trees. The project could be done in one's own time. Since we are not there full time we prefer to get a project quote and will pay in installments as portions of the work are complete. We can interview by phone. We are open to two people working together or one person. Please call me. If you are selected in the phone interview we will meet so you can see the land that needs to be brushed.

Wage: Based on your quote after you see the project. 
Contact Email: pasternm@telus.net

Precision Agronomist - Closing Applications: Nov 26, 2018

Employer: Farmers Edge Job
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Lloydminster, AB, CAN T9V 2K5

Job Description:

Farmers Edge is a global leader in decision agriculture servicing over 22 million acres worldwide with precision digital solutions. Integrating field-centric data, easy-to-use software, state-of-the-art processing technology, predictive modelling, and advanced agronomic analytics, Farmers Edge provides growers with scalable solutions to produce more with less. Using innovative digital agronomic tools, Farmers Edge solutions focus on the sustainable production of high-yielding, high-quality crops and are designed to optimize inputs, minimize environmental impact, and protect economic viability of the farm. From seed selection to yield data analytics, Farmers Edge transforms big data into timely and accurate insights to support informed decision making.

Precision Agronomist
Location: Lloydminster, Alberta (and surrounding area)

Reporting to the Location Supervisor, the Precision Agronomist is the key role responsible to deliver agronomic support to growers in the region.

Duties may include the following:
Describe Farmers Edge Precision Solutions products to growers and channel partners, understanding value proposition for each segment in different regions.
Use remote sensing and satellite imagery, interpreting data to create quality Farmers Edge zone maps by fields, using proprietary software.
Use GPS, and maps to complete precision soil sampling procedures, acting as lead expert and backup for Seasonal Soil Samplers.
Interpret soil test results from Farmers Edge Labs or chosen regional contract laboratory.
As a subject matter expert, utilizing Farmers Edge Tool Set (Zone Calculator/Recommendation Engine/Virtual Soil Testing) to create and/or approve fertilizer, fungicide and seeding recommendations (Rx) prescriptions.
Provide support in collecting and completing contract requirements with growers.
Collect Equipment IDs
Field plans including legal land description and crop rotations
Historical info such as As-applied data.
Develop working relationships to provide support to Regional Agronomists in Pro System training as well as 3rd party representatives and channel partners.
Work with growers to provide agronomic support to interpret yield variability maps, identify potential stress or pressure in the field, for further scouting investigations for R&D.
Collect data for Verification/Super Sites and variety evaluation trials with representatives support.
Using preferred Farmers Edge scouting software, Collect data as per identified protocols for R&D verification Site, Supersite, and Variety Evaluation Trials. (VETs)
Other sites for yield, disease model validation.
Work with Regional Customer Relationship Managers and Solution Sales Specialists to help drive sales including reconcile grower concerns on fertility, fungicide or seeding recommendation (Rx) as required.
Support other hub personnel such as Precision Tech Specialists at times. Set up weather stations and help with data collections from the field.
Understand and participate in the Farmers Edge business plan and strategies to achieve operational and personal successes.
Travel throughout territory as required.
Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree or diploma in Agriculture.
CCA accredited candidates preferred. Candidates without will be expected to complete this designation.
Strong understanding of agronomy and/or precision agronomy including but not limited to;
Cropping systems and farming practices in the region
Fertilizer types and blends
Seed and drainage regulations
Location farm equipment.
Previous experience doing data collection for R&D purposes, growth staging, recognizing disease, weeds, growth, and other environmental pressures.
Understanding of basic meteorological data and how it relates to crop production.
Technologically inclined.
Strong customer service skills and problem solving abilities.


Compensation: Farmers Edge offers a very competitive compensation package with health benefits, retirement plan and company vehicle. Salary dependent on qualifications and skill. 

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Wage: 
Contact Email: catherine.bodnaryk@farmersedge.ca

Summer Student - Small Plot Agronomy Associate - Closing Applications: Nov 20, 2018

Employer: Bayer Inc.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Alberta

Job Description:

Summer Student – Small Plot Agronomy Associate 
Location: Alberta
Term: 4 and 8 month assignments

Bayer Crop Science is a world leader providing growers with innovative products and solutions for agriculture and environmental health. We are seeking highly motivated Summer Agronomy Associates to join our successful team for the Summer of 2019. 
From your first day as a Summer Student you will be a contributing member of the team with meaningful responsibilities. Our goal is to provide interesting and challenging work while at the same time have fun and celebrate successes.
The terms of these positions vary based on environmental conditions and availability of candidates. However, the terms will typically start in April/May and end between August/September. We offer an orientation program, on the job training, a competitive compensation package, and this role provides you with opportunity to expand your knowledge.
Location(s): There are several positions available in multiple locations. We have positions in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta.
Responsibilities:
Assist in the planting, spraying, maintaining, evaluating, and harvesting of small plot agronomy, chemistry, and trait development research trials
Accurately enter and manage research data
Maintain, transport and operate research equipment
Monitor compliance of diverse crop research sites

Qualifications:
Agronomic knowledge attained through pursuing your degree in Agriculture or another academic discipline coupled with experience in Agriculture industry.
Currently enrolled in an Associate’s (Diploma), Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. degree program and you must be returning to school upon completion of the summer internship - to either continue program of study or begin an advanced degree in the fall.
Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as contributing to a dynamic team environment;
Ability to deliver results
Attention to details
Experience operating farm equipment is considered an asset
Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

Application Deadline: (Apply Early, Role may close sooner if a suitable candidate is secured)
Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto’s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer’s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet.
We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at www.bayer.ca/en/careers.

Bayer welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Candidates participating in our selection process requiring accommodation due to a disability or medical need are encouraged to notify the Bayer representative that they will be meeting with to ensure appropriate arrangements can be made.

Wage: 
Contact Email: corinne.riley@bayer.com

Summer Student - Agronomic Development Associate - Closing Applications: Nov 21, 2018

Employer: Bayer Inc.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Olds, AB

Job Description:

Bayer Crop Science is a world leader providing growers with innovative products and solutions for agriculture and environmental health. We are seeking highly motivated Agronomic Development Associates to join our successful team for the Summer of 2019. 
From your first day as a Summer Student you will be a contributing member of the team with meaningful responsibilities. Our goal is to provide interesting and challenging work while at the same time have fun and celebrate successes.
We offer an orientation program, on the job training, a competitive compensation package, and this role provides you with opportunity to expand your knowledge.

Agronomic Development Associate
Location: Olds, AB.
Term: 4 month – starting May 2019

Our Agronomic Development group works within a project team environment to plan and execute field crop research trials and coordinate research projects with public and private contract co-operators to generate performance data needed for the commercialization of new agricultural production technologies. 

Responsibilities:
Product development studies relating to:
A diverse range of row, cereal and horticulture crops
Fungicide, herbicide and insecticide development
Data management

Qualifications:
Agronomic knowledge attained through pursuing your degree in Agriculture or another academic discipline coupled with experience in the Agriculture industry
Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as contributing to a dynamic team environment
Ability to deliver results
Attention to detail
Experience operating farm equipment is considered an asset
Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

Application Deadline: November 21, 2018
(Apply Early, Role may close sooner if a suitable candidate is secured)

Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto’s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer’s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet.
We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at www.bayer.ca/en/careers.
Bayer welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Candidates participating in our selection process requiring accommodation due to a disability or medical need are encouraged to notify the Bayer representative that they will be meeting with to ensure appropriate arrangements can be made.

Wage: 
Contact Email: corinne.riley@bayer.com

Summer Student - Agronomic Development Associate - Closing Applications: Nov 18, 2018

Employer: Bayer Inc.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Medicine Hat, AB

Job Description:

Bayer Crop Science is a world leader providing growers with innovative products and solutions for agriculture and environmental health. We are seeking highly motivated Agronomic Development Associates to join our successful team for the Summer of 2019. 
From your first day as a Summer Student you will be a contributing member of the team with meaningful responsibilities. Our goal is to provide interesting and challenging work while at the same time have fun and celebrate successes.
We offer an orientation program, on the job training, a competitive compensation package, and this role provides you with opportunity to expand your knowledge.

Agronomic Development Associates
Location: Medicine Hat, AB.
Term: 4 month and 6 month summer terms – starting May 2019

Our Agronomic Development group works within a project team environment to plan and execute field crop research trials and coordinate research projects with public and private contract co-operators to generate performance data needed for the commercialization of new agricultural production technologies. 

Responsibilities:
Product development studies relating to:
A diverse range of row, cereal and horticulture crops
Fungicide, herbicide and insecticide development
Data management

Qualifications:
Agronomic knowledge attained through pursuing your degree in Agriculture or another academic discipline coupled with experience in the Agriculture industry
Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as contributing to a dynamic team environment
Ability to deliver results
Attention to detail
Experience operating farm equipment is considered an asset
Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

Application Deadline: November 18, 2018
(Apply Early, Role may close sooner if a suitable candidate is secured)

Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto’s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer’s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet.
We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at www.bayer.ca/en/careers.
Bayer welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Candidates participating in our selection process requiring accommodation due to a disability or medical need are encouraged to notify the Bayer representative that they will be meeting with to ensure appropriate arrangements can be made.

Wage: 
Contact Email: corinne.riley@bayer.com

Summer Intern - Precision Ag Research Fields - Closing Applications: Nov 19, 2018

Employer: Farmers Edge
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Lloydminster, AB, CAN T9V 0A7

Job Description:

Farmers Edge is a global leader in decision agriculture servicing over 22 million paid product acres worldwide with precision digital solutions. Integrating field-centric data, easy-to-use software, state-of-the-art processing technology, predictive modelling, and advanced agronomic analytics, Farmers Edge provides growers with scalable solutions to produce more with less. Using innovative digital agronomic tools, Farmers Edge solutions focus on the sustainable production of high-yielding, high-quality crops and are designed to optimize inputs, minimize environmental impact, and protect economic viability of the farm. From seed selection to yield data analytics, Farmers Edge transforms big data into timely and accurate insights to support informed decision making.

Summer Intern Precision Ag Research Fields
Location: Lloydminster, AB and surrounding areas. 
Term: 3 - 4 months with the possibility of extension

Looking for a summer internship in the Ag industry where you can learn how to be on the cutting edge of precision agriculture? This internship will provide you the opportunity to be involved with the Farmers Edge Precision Ag Research Fields. Farmers Edge has research fields across North America where we intensively collect agronomic data to develop and validate our decision agricultural tools. Interns with Farmers Edge will have the opportunity to learn;

Advanced precision agriculture platforms
Research setups
Monitor sensors
Ag data processing skills
Field navigating tools and software
Agronomic knowledge

Duties may include the following:
Visiting agricultural research fields to monitor:
Crops growth stage
Crop disease, pests and weeds
Soil moisture sensors and data loggers
Soil parameters

Other duties may include:
Installation and maintenance of field lapse cameras, weather stations, soil moisture sensors, and data loggers
Plant harvesting and processing
Data capture using different apps
Data processing
Other related activities as needed

Education and Experience:
Students currently engaged in a BSc study program (min of 2nd year) or recently graduated with a BSc in Agriculture, natural science, or engineering.
Grade "B" or "B-" or above
Must be available for 14 to 16 consecutive weeks
Able to travel throughout region, potentially overnight
Successful candidates are detail oriented, have a research background and experience with agronomy
Valid driver's license with a reasonably clear driving record

Note: Dependent on location, candidates may not need to fulfill the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada Experience Award Requirements.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Wage: 
Contact Email: nancy.friesen@farmersedge.ca

Summer Intern - Precision Ag Research Fields - Closing Applications: Nov 19, 2018

Employer: Farmers Edge
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Leduc, AB, CAN T9E 6Z7

Job Description:

Farmers Edge is a global leader in decision agriculture servicing over 22 million paid product acres worldwide with precision digital solutions. Integrating field-centric data, easy-to-use software, state-of-the-art processing technology, predictive modelling, and advanced agronomic analytics, Farmers Edge provides growers with scalable solutions to produce more with less. Using innovative digital agronomic tools, Farmers Edge solutions focus on the sustainable production of high-yielding, high-quality crops and are designed to optimize inputs, minimize environmental impact, and protect economic viability of the farm. From seed selection to yield data analytics, Farmers Edge transforms big data into timely and accurate insights to support informed decision making.

Summer Intern Precision Ag Research Fields
Location: Leduc, AB and surrounding areas. 
Term: 3 - 4 months with the possibility of extension

Looking for a summer internship in the Ag industry where you can learn how to be on the cutting edge of precision agriculture? This internship will provide you the opportunity to be involved with the Farmers Edge Precision Ag Research Fields. Farmers Edge has research fields across North America where we intensively collect agronomic data to develop and validate our decision agricultural tools. Interns with Farmers Edge will have the opportunity to learn;

Advanced precision agriculture platforms
Research setups
Monitor sensors
Ag data processing skills
Field navigating tools and software
Agronomic knowledge


Duties may include the following
Visiting agricultural research fields to monitor:
Crops growth stage
Crop disease, pests and weeds
Soil moisture sensors and data loggers
Soil parameters

Other duties may include:
Installation and maintenance of field lapse cameras, weather stations, soil moisture sensors, and data loggers
Plant harvesting and processing
Data capture using different apps
Data processing
Other related activities as needed

Education and Experience:
Students currently engaged in a BSc study program (min of 2nd year) or recently graduated with a BSc in Agriculture, natural science, or engineering.
Grade "B" or "B-" or above
Must be available for 14 to 16 consecutive weeks
Able to travel throughout region, potentially overnight
Successful candidates are detail oriented, have a research background and experience with agronomy
Valid driver's license with a reasonably clear driving record

Note: Dependent on location, candidates may not need to fulfill the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada Experience Award Requirements


For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Wage: 
Contact Email: nancy.friesen@farmersedge.ca

Summer Intern - Precision Ag Research Fields - Closing Applications: Nov 19, 2018

Employer: Farmers Edge
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Lethbridge, AB, CAN T1H 7B4

Job Description:

Farmers Edge is a global leader in decision agriculture servicing over 22 million paid product acres worldwide with precision digital solutions. Integrating field-centric data, easy-to-use software, state-of-the-art processing technology, predictive modelling, and advanced agronomic analytics, Farmers Edge provides growers with scalable solutions to produce more with less. Using innovative digital agronomic tools, Farmers Edge solutions focus on the sustainable production of high-yielding, high-quality crops and are designed to optimize inputs, minimize environmental impact, and protect economic viability of the farm. From seed selection to yield data analytics, Farmers Edge transforms big data into timely and accurate insights to support informed decision making.

Summer Intern Precision Ag Research Fields
Location: Lethbridge, AB and surrounding areas. 
Term: 3 - 4 months with the possibility of extension

Looking for a summer internship in the Ag industry where you can learn how to be on the cutting edge of precision agriculture? This internship will provide you the opportunity to be involved with the Farmers Edge Precision Ag Research Fields. Farmers Edge has research fields across North America where we intensively collect agronomic data to develop and validate our decision agricultural tools. Interns with Farmers Edge will have the opportunity to learn;

Advanced precision agriculture platforms
Research setups
Monitor sensors
Ag data processing skills
Field navigating tools and software
Agronomic knowledge

Duties may include the following:
Visiting agricultural research fields to monitor:
Crops growth stage
Crop disease, pests and weeds
Soil moisture sensors and data loggers
Soil parameters

Other duties may include:
Installation and maintenance of field lapse cameras, weather stations, soil moisture sensors, and data loggers
Plant harvesting and processing
Data capture using different apps
Data processing
Other related activities as needed

Education and Experience:
Students currently engaged in a BSc study program (min of 2nd year) or recently graduated with a BSc in Agriculture, natural science, or engineering.
Grade "B" or "B-" or above
Must be available for 14 to 16 consecutive weeks
Able to travel throughout region, potentially overnight
Successful candidates are detail oriented, have a research background and experience with agronomy
Valid driver's license with a reasonably clear driving record

Note: Dependent on location, candidates may not need to fulfill the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada Experience Award Requirements.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Wage: 
Contact Email: nancy.friesen@farmersedge.ca

Summer Student - Market Development Agronomy Associate - Closing Applications: Nov 20, 2018

Employer: Bayer Inc.
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Alberta

Job Description:

Description
Summer Student - Market Development Agronomy Associate
Location: Alberta
Term: (4 month Assignments)

Bayer Crop Science is a world leader providing growers with innovative products and solutions for agriculture and environmental health. We are seeking highly motivated Summer Agronomy Associates to join our successful team for the Summer of 2019. 
From your first day as a Summer Student you will be a contributing member of the team with meaningful responsibilities. Our goal is to provide interesting and challenging work while at the same time have fun and celebrate successes.
The terms of these positions vary based on environmental conditions and availability of candidates. However, the terms will typically start in April/May and end between August/September. We offer an orientation program, on the job training, a competitive compensation package, and this role provides you with opportunity to expand your knowledge.
Location(s): There are several positions available in multiple locations. We have positions in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta.
Responsibilities:
Coordinate and manage Market Development and Demonstration Trials for Crop Protection, Canola, Corn and Soybeans 
Assist with communication to Bayer retail and grower customers
Assist with customer field scouting
Data collection and summary reports through observation of trials
Assist with retail and grower summer tours and promotional events
Other duties and projects as required
Qualifications:
Agronomic knowledge attained through pursuing your degree in Agriculture or another academic discipline coupled with experience in Agriculture industry.
Currently enrolled in an Associate’s (Diploma), Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. degree program and you must be returning to school upon completion of the summer internship - to either continue program of study or begin an advanced degree in the fall.
Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as contributing to a dynamic team environment
Ability to deliver results
Attention to details
Experience operating farm equipment is considered an asset
Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

Wage: 
Contact Email: corinne.riley@bayer.com

Summer Student - Field Breeding Associate - Closing Applications: Nov 20, 2018

Employer: Bayer Inc.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Alberta

Job Description:

Summer – Field Breeding Associate - Alberta 

Bayer Crop Science is a world leader providing growers with innovative products and solutions for agriculture and environmental health. We are seeking highly motivated Field Breeding Associates to join our successful team for the Summer of 2019. 
From your first day as a Summer Student you will be a contributing member of the team with meaningful responsibilities. Our goal is to provide interesting and challenging work while at the same time have fun and celebrate successes.
The terms of these positions vary based on environmental conditions and availability of candidates. However, the terms will typically start in April/May and end between August/September. We offer an orientation program, on the job training, a competitive compensation package, and this role provides you with opportunity to expand your knowledge.

Location(s): There are several positions available in multiple locations. We have positions in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta.

Responsibilities:

As a Breeding Associate, you will join our Breeding team where you will be involved in field trials for local and global breeding programs. You must be willing to work outdoors, be willing to work flexible hours when required and demonstrate some mechanical ability. Specifically, you will be responsible for field activities relating to seeding to harvest including seed set up, land preparation, seeding, pest control, plot maintenance, 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.

Qualifications:
Currently enrolled in an Agriculture or Science related field of study. Associate’s (Diploma), Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. degree program and you must be returning to school upon completion of the summer internship - to either continue program of study or begin an advanced degree in the fall.
Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Strong motivational, organization and time management skills with ability to work independently
Attention to detail with results-orientation and demonstrated problem-solving skills
Ability to work long hours as required

Wage: 
Contact Email: corinne.riley@bayer.com

Summer Student - Sales Associate - Closing Applications: Nov 20, 2018

Employer: Bayer Inc.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Alberta

Job Description:

Summer Student - Sales Associate – Alberta
Bayer Crop Science is a world leader providing growers with innovative products and solutions for agriculture and environmental health. We are seeking highly motivated Summer Sales Associates to join our successful sales team for the Summer of 2019. 
From your first day as a Summer Student you will be a contributing member of the team with meaningful responsibilities. Our goal is to provide interesting and challenging work while at the same time have fun and celebrate successes.
The terms of these positions vary based on environmental conditions and availability of candidates. However, the terms will typically start in April/May and end between August/September. We offer an orientation program, on the job training, a competitive compensation package, and this role provides you with opportunity to expand your knowledge.
Location(s): There are several positions available in multiple locations. We have positions in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta.
Responsibilities:
As a Sales Associate, you will partner with our experienced Territory Sales Managers and support the sales and technical service of all Bayer Crop Science agricultural products resulting in the achievement of regional goals. A key responsibility of a sales associate is building and maintaining relationships with growers and retailers.

Wage: 
Contact Email: corinne.riley@bayer.com

DEKALB Summer Assistant-Closing Applications: Dec 31, 2018

Employer: Bayer (formerly Monsanto)
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Peace River Region, Alberta, Canada

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated DEKALB Summer Assistant for the Summer of 2019 supporting the Peace River Region in Alberta. From your first day as a Summer Student you will be a contributing member of the team with meaningful responsibilities. You will gain valuable experience and developmental feedback. It’s a great way to get the inside track on how an industry leader works.
The terms of these positions may vary slightly based on environmental conditions and availability of candidates. However, the terms will typically start in April or May and end between October and November. This is an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in pursuing a career in agriculture to experience working with world class researchers, agronomists and plant breeders in a leading agricultural company.
There are several positions available in multiple areas in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba – all roles are posted by location.
Responsibilities:
Coordinate and manage DEKALB Market Development and Demonstration Trials for Canola, Corn and Soybeans 
Assist with communication to DEKALB retail and grower customers
Coordinate field signing programs
Assist with retail and grower summer tours and promotional events
Other duties and projects as required
Qualifications:
A current student pursuing an Associate’s (Diploma), Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. degree program and returning to their program upon program completion in the following areas: Agriculture or Business
Student must be immediately returning to school on completion of program
Highly motivated with the ability to work independently
Strong organization and time management skills
Strong communication skills
Willingness to accept responsibility
Good understanding of agronomic practices
Valid driver's license and a good driving record
Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto’s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer’s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet.

While we are now Bayer, we will continue to hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our career platforms. We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at the combined company by visiting advancingtogether.com/careers.

APPLY AT LINK BELOW

Wage: competitive 
Contact Email: monsanto@nc3.com

DEKALB Summer Assistant - Closing Applications: Dec 31, 2018

Employer: Bayer (formerly Monsanto)
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: East Central, Alberta, Canada


Job Description:


We are seeking a highly motivated DEKALB Summer Assistant for the Summer of 2019 supporting East Central Alberta. From your first day as a Summer Student you will be a contributing member of the team with meaningful responsibilities. You will gain valuable experience and developmental feedback. It’s a great way to get the inside track on how an industry leader works.
The terms of these positions may vary slightly based on environmental conditions and availability of candidates. However, the terms will typically start in April or May and end between October and November. This is an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in pursuing a career in agriculture to experience working with world class researchers, agronomists and plant breeders in a leading agricultural company.
There are several positions available in multiple areas in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba – all roles are posted by location.
Responsibilities:
Coordinate and manage DEKALB Market Development and Demonstration Trials for Canola, Corn and Soybeans
Assist with communication to DEKALB retail and grower customers
Coordinate field signing programs
Assist with retail and grower summer tours and promotional events
Other duties and projects as required

Qualifications:
A current student pursuing an Associate’s (Diploma), Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. degree program and returning to their program upon program completion in the following areas: Agriculture or Business
Student must be immediately returning to school on completion of program
Highly motivated with the ability to work independently
Strong organization and time management skills
Strong communication skills
Willingness to accept responsibility
Good understanding of agronomic practices
Valid driver's license and a good driving record
Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto’s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer’s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet.

While we are now Bayer, we will continue to hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our career platforms. We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at the combined company by visiting advancingtogether.com/careers.

APPLY AT LINK BELOW.

Wage: competitive
Contact Email: monsanto@nc3.com

DEKALB Summer Assistant- Closing Applications: Dec 31, 2018

Employer: Bayer (formerly Monsanto)
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Southern Alberta, Canada

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated DEKALB Summer Assistant for the Summer of 2019 supporting Southern Alberta area. From your first day as a Summer Student you will be a contributing member of the team with meaningful responsibilities. You will gain valuable experience and developmental feedback. It’s a great way to get the inside track on how an industry leader works.

The terms of these positions may vary slightly based on environmental conditions and availability of candidates. However, the terms will typically start in April or May and end between October and November. This is an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in pursuing a career in agriculture to experience working with world class researchers, agronomists and plant breeders in a leading agricultural company.

There are several positions available in multiple areas in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba – all roles are posted by location.

Responsibilities:
Coordinate and manage DEKALB Market Development and Demonstration Trials for Canola, Corn and Soybeans 
Assist with communication to DEKALB retail and grower customers
Coordinate field signing programs
Assist with retail and grower summer tours and promotional events
Other duties and projects as required

Qualifications:
A current student pursuing an Associate’s (Diploma), Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. degree program and returning to their program upon program completion in the following areas: Agriculture or Business
Student must be immediately returning to school on completion of program
Highly motivated with the ability to work independently
Strong organization and time management skills
Strong communication skills
Willingness to accept responsibility
Good understanding of agronomic practices
Valid driver's license and a good driving record
Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto’s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer’s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet.

While we are now Bayer, we will continue to hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our career platforms. We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at the combined company by visiting advancingtogether.com/careers.

APPLY AT LINK BELOW.

Wage: competitive 
Contact Email: monsanto@nc3.com

Summer Agronomy Associate - Market Development Agronomy Associate (4 months) - Closing Applications: Dec 31, 2018

Employer: Bayer (formerly Monsanto)
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Alberta, Canada

Job Description:

Bayer Crop Science is a world leader providing growers with innovative products and solutions for agriculture and environmental health. We are seeking highly motivated Summer Agronomy Associates to join our successful team for the Summer of 2019. 

From your first day as a Summer Student you will be a contributing member of the team with meaningful responsibilities. Our goal is to provide interesting and challenging work while at the same time have fun and celebrate successes.

The terms of these positions vary based on environmental conditions and availability of candidates. However, the terms will typically start in April/May and end between August/September. We offer an orientation program, on the job training, a competitive compensation package, and this role provides you with opportunity to expand your knowledge.

Location(s): There are several positions available in multiple locations. We have positions in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. 

Responsibilities:
Coordinate and manage Market Development and Demonstration Trials for Crop Protection, Canola, Corn and Soybeans 
Assist with communication to Bayer retail and grower customers
Assist with customer field scouting
Data collection and summary reports through observation of trials
Assist with retail and grower summer tours and promotional events
Other duties and projects as required

Qualifications:
Agronomic knowledge attained through pursuing your degree in Agriculture or another academic discipline coupled with experience in Agriculture industry.
Currently enrolled in an Associate’s (Diploma), Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. degree program and you must be returning to school upon completion of the summer internship - to either continue program of study or begin an advanced degree in the fall.
Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as contributing to a dynamic team environment;
Ability to deliver results
Attention to details
Experience operating farm equipment is considered an asset
Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

Application Deadline: (Apply Early, Role may close sooner if a suitable candidate is secured)

Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto’s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer’s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet.

While we are now Bayer, we will continue to hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our career platforms. We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at the combined company by visiting advancingtogether.com/careers.

APPLY ATLINK BELOW.

Wage: competitive 
Contact Email: monsanto@nc3.com

Summer Agronomy Associate (Small Plot Agronomy/ Technology Development Assistant) 4 or 8 month - Closing Applications: Dec 31, 2018

Employer: Bayer (formerly Monsanto)
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Alberta, Canada

Job Description:

Bayer Crop Science is a world leader providing growers with innovative products and solutions for agriculture and environmental health. We are seeking highly motivated Summer Agronomy Associates to join our successful team for the Summer of 2019. 

From your first day as a Summer Student you will be a contributing member of the team with meaningful responsibilities. Our goal is to provide interesting and challenging work while at the same time have fun and celebrate successes.

The terms of these positions vary based on environmental conditions and availability of candidates. However, the terms will typically start in April/May and end between August/September. We offer an orientation program, on the job training, a competitive compensation package, and this role provides you with opportunity to expand your knowledge.

Location(s): There are several positions available in multiple locations. We have positions in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. We also offer both 4 and 8 month assignment lengths.

Responsibilities:
· Assist in the planting, spraying, maintaining, evaluating, and harvesting of small plot agronomy, chemistry, and trait development research trials
· Accurately enter and manage research data
· Maintain, transport and operate research equipment
· Monitor compliance of diverse crop research sites


Qualifications:
Agronomic knowledge attained through pursuing your degree in Agriculture or another academic discipline coupled with experience in Agriculture industry.
Currently enrolled in an Associate’s (Diploma), Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. degree program and you must be returning to school upon completion of the summer internship - to either continue program of study or begin an advanced degree in the fall.
Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as contributing to a dynamic team environment;
Ability to deliver results
Attention to details
Experience operating farm equipment is considered an asset
Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

Application Deadline: (Apply Early, Role may close sooner if a suitable candidate is secured)

Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto’s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer’s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet.

While we are now Bayer, we will continue to hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our career platforms. We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at the combined company by visiting advancingtogether.com/careers.

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Wage: competitive 
Contact Email: monsanto@nc3.com

Summer Field Breeding Associate - Closing Applications: Dec 31, 2018

Employer: Bayer (formerly Monsanto)
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Alberta, Canada

Job Description:

Bayer Crop Science is a world leader providing growers with innovative products and solutions for agriculture and environmental health. We are seeking highly motivated Field Breeding Associates to join our successful team for the Summer of 2019. 

From your first day as a Summer Student you will be a contributing member of the team with meaningful responsibilities. Our goal is to provide interesting and challenging work while at the same time have fun and celebrate successes.

The terms of these positions vary based on environmental conditions and availability of candidates. However, the terms will typically start in April/May and end between August/September. We offer an orientation program, on the job training, a competitive compensation package, and this role provides you with opportunity to expand your knowledge.

Location(s): There are several positions available in multiple locations. We have positions in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta.

Responsibilities:
As a Breeding Associate, you will join our Breeding team where you will be involved in field trials for local and global breeding programs. You must be willing to work outdoors, be willing to work flexible hours when required and demonstrate some mechanical ability. Specifically, you will be responsible for field activities relating to seeding to harvest including seed set up, land preparation, seeding, pest control, plot maintenance, 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.

Qualifications:
Currently enrolled in an Agriculture or Science related field of study. Associate’s (Diploma), Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. degree program and you must be returning to school upon completion of the summer internship - to either continue program of study or begin an advanced degree in the fall.
Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Strong motivational, organization and time management skills with ability to work independently
Attention to detail with results-orientation and demonstrated problem-solving skills
Ability to work long hours as required

Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto’s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer’s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet.

While we are now Bayer, we will continue to hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our career platforms. We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at the combined company by visiting advancingtogether.com/careers.

Wage: 
Contact Email: monsanto@nc3.com

Seasonal Agronomy Assistant - Closing Applications: Nov 30, 2018

Employer: Nutrien Ag Solutions
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Camrose, AB

Job Description:

Why work at Nutrien Ag Solutions? Great question!

Safety is a core value at Nutrien Ag Solutions. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien Ag Solutions offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien Ag Solutions is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

Crop Scouting

Assisting in ensuring seed is planted at the right rate and at the right depth.
Conducting plant counts and taking field notes on crop emergence.
Scouting production fields to identifying problem weeds and insects
Conducting counts of volunteer plants in the production fields.
Manage the isolation needs of the control throughout the season.
Scouting future seed production fields for volunteers and objectionable weeds.
Utilizing our best in class field management system to take field notes throughout the season.
 

Leading a team

Facilitate the planning and logistics of field work to the required areas
Supervising crews in the field responsible for hand removing undesired plants
Ensuring the work performed is done safely and effectively
Reading, understanding and following all standard operating procedures, safety policies and training documents relating to the listed duties.
Other duties and projects as required
Qualifications: 

Agriculture, Business or Science Degree student, or Diploma student, or graduate
Demonstrated ability to actively participate in a collaborative environment
Demonstrated ability to work independently
Valid driver's license required; Driving record will be reviewed
Travel required

Nutrien Ag Solutions, a Nutrien Company, is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.


If this sounds like a good match, apply now. You will need the ability to complete a Criminal Background Check, Drug & Alcohol Testing, and Driving Record Abstract as required by Nutrien Ag Solutions policies.


While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

To apply, please visit the link below.

Wage: 
Contact Email: Ernie.Nycholat@nutrien.com

Landscape Maintenance Manager - Closing Applications: Dec 25, 2018

Employer: Guenther's Landscaping
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Banff

Job Description:

Enjoy working in the great outdoors? Guenther's Landscaping is currently seeking a Maintenance Manager to run our seasonal crews for the 2019 season. Located in beautiful Banff, Alberta, your responsibilities will include:

- Managing all landscape maintenance projects and sites 

- Supervise & coordinate maintenance crews, water truck & fertilizer schedules, mowing, trimming, pruning schedules, perform herbicide applications, plan & design landscapes for clients

- Manage hiring and staffing of maintenance crews

- Engage with clients regarding sites and maintain working relationships; address questions & concerns with both commercial and private residential clients

- Maintain high standard of safety, quality control, efficiency and professionalism

- Keep accurate and detailed logs of jobs performed to facilitate administrators billing schedule

Wage: negotiable 
Contact Email: guenthers@telus.net

TERRITORY MANAGER - ALBERTA - Closing Applications: Nov 16, 2018

Employer: Honey Bee Manufacturing Ltd
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Frontier SK

Job Description:

TERRITORY MANAGER - ALBERTA

Honey Bee Manufacturing Ltd., a Canadian agriculture equipment manufacturer has an opening for a Territory Manager to cover Alberta. The Territory Manager will participate as a member of the Sales/Service team, and is responsible for promoting, selling, managing and servicing Honey Bee’s current product lines in their assigned territory. The Territory Manager is to maintain a professional, well informed and positive attitude towards dealers and end users. 

Primary responsibilities include:
• Identify and develop new dealer opportunities
• Manage and direct farm implement dealers/dealer development in Alberta
• Ensure that dealers are informed of current products and promotions
• Participate in dealer/customer sales and technical schools
• Communicate information from dealers to the appropriate personnel and management groups
• Maintain high level of product and technical knowledge
• Collecting all receivables on accounts in assigned territory
• Manage service related issues

Skills Required:
• Well-honed interpersonal skills
• Established sales background 
• Agrarian background preferred
• Ability to troubleshoot
• Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
• Good work ethic
• Ability to work independently

Remuneration:
• Industry competitive salary with benefits package
• Company vehicle provided
• Company credit card provided

The Territory Manager reports to the Sales Manager.

Closing date for applications is November 16, 2018. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Contact:
Henry Fehr
Human Resources Manager
Honey Bee Manufacturing Ltd.
E-mail: henry.fehr@honeybee.ca
Ph. 306-296-2297
website: www.honeybee.ca

Wage: Industry competitive with benefits 
Contact Email: henry.fehr@honeybee.ca

Research and Commercial Development Intern(s) - Closing Applications: Nov 23, 2018

Employer: BASF Canada
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Lethbridge, AB

Job Description:

BASF is a major manufacturer and retailer of agricultural crop protection products and seed in Canada and around the world. We supply farmers with top quality seed, and crop protection products for managing weeds, insects and plant diseases in a wide range of crops. BASF has a strong commitment to research and development and possessing a strong team of dedicated employees is a key to our success. BASF has a strong commitment to Canadian agriculture.

As a member of our team you will be required to assist the field biologist in seeding, spraying, evaluating and maintaining research trials. In addition, you will be directly involved in experimental design and data collection. The job provides a hands-on experience and will encourage you to feel free in making suggestions or comments regarding the various programs. Experience will be gained in agronomy, crop protection, trial methodology, weed and disease identification, evaluation techniques and a good overview of agricultural products in Western Canada. 

Position Term: May 1 - Aug 31, 2019

Wage: TBD 
Contact Email: mark.oostlander@basf.com

Embryologist - Closing Applications: Nov 30, 2018

Employer: Careers in agriculture and food
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB

Job Description:

Embryologist
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. 
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.
Requirements
- Attention to detail is of paramount important
- Self-starter, strong motivation to work 
- ability to communicate with clients
- ability to work within a team
- vehicle and drivers’ license
Training: will be provided on the job
Education: ideally registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), post-secondary education
from an agriculture or biology-related program

Location for both vacancies: Brooks, AB region
For more information and to apply email: lauralazo@careersinagricultureandfood.ca

Wage: 
Contact Email: lauralazo@careersinagricultureandfood.ca

Herdsperson - Closing Applications: Nov 30, 2018

Employer: Careers in agriculture and food
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB

Job Description:

Herdsperson – Bull Stud
The client company provides reproductive services to cattle breeders and marketers of bovine genetics. Services include semen collection and freezing for domestic and export use, embryo collection, freezing and transfer, and in vitro fertilisation.
Primary job duties for this position include the following:
- Feeding and bedding of bulls and cows
- Daily observation of animal health
- Movement of bulls to and from the collection barns for testing and semen collection
- Semen collection of bulls
- Yard and corral maintenance
Secondary job duties depending upon skills:
- Mechanical maintenance of equipment
- Clipping, fitting and presentation of animals for pictures
- Superovulation and synchronisation treatments of donor and recipient cows on weekend rotation.
There is a rotation of weekend shifts with the herdspersons for the bull stud and the donor centre.
Work day is generally 8 AM to 5 PM on weekdays. The weekend rotation generally requires only half day’s work except in winter due to extra feeding, bedding, and snow removal which is weather dependent. Some work days may start sooner if a large number of bulls is scheduled for collection.
We provide a health savings plan and a disability plan that includes short term disability. Two weeks holidays per year. Salary commensurate with experience.
Requirements
• High school completed
• Mechanical equipment, maintenance experience
• Desirable: clipping, fitting and presentation of animals for pictures
• Asset: experience with cattle

Location: Brooks, AB region
For more information and to apply email: lauralazo@careersinagricultureandfood.ca

Wage: 
Contact Email: lauralazo@careersinagricultureandfood.ca

Agriculture Work in Europe - Closing Applications: Dec 07, 2018

Employer: International Rural Exchange
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Alameda

Job Description:

Work in NORTHERN EUROPE for the summer!


Experience northern Europe (including Norway, Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany, Netherlands) starting in March, April, May or June. Departures are available throughout the summer.

A variety of mixed farms are available, cropping mixed with pigs, dairy, beef or sheep. \

Spring placements also available in Australia on crop and mixed farms and the USA on crop and beef farms and ranches. 
New Zealand Summer and Fall placements begin in July, August, September or October on dairy, crop and sheep farms.

Full-Time Seasonal Work on an Overseas Farm for 3-12 months. Choose the type of farm and destination host country. These are paid positions with work permits and accommodation arranged.

Wage: Hourly 
Contact Email: office@irecanada.ca

Farm Hand Needed - Closing Applications: Jan 01, 2018

Employer: Pennington Farms
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Penhold

Job Description:

Grain truck driver for harvesting. 
Tandem grain trucks Class 3 licence with air brakes endorsement. 
Hauling grain to bins from Combines. 
Moving and setting up Grain augers. 
Farm experience preferred.
Wages 25-30$/hr depending on experience.

Wage: 25-30 
Contact Email: michelle.hoppins@oldscollege.ca

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