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Agricultural Field Assistant (seasonal) - Closing Applications: Feb 15, 2019

Employer: Red Deer County
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Red Deer County

Job Description:

Located in the heart of Central Alberta, Red Deer County provides a wonderful mix of rural and urban amenities. Over 97% of County residents report high satisfaction with their quality of life, making Red Deer County a great destination for both living and working.
Red Deer County is a great place to work! It is much more than just a job to go to. It is a place where everyone plays an important role. At Red Deer County, we believe that mutual trust and respect, shared responsibility, and open communication are essential characteristics for creating personal success within a first class working environment. 
The Agriculture Services Department of Red Deer County has a seasonal, full-time position for a dynamic and highly motivated Agricultural Field Assistant to supplement our ongoing focus in the delivery of customer service excellence.
Key Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Assistant Agricultural Manager, the responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
• Identification of a wide range of weeds and crops as well as other pests.
• Manual/chemical weed control.
• Identification and reporting of prohibited and noxious weeds.
• Communication with County residents, the general public, and staff.
• Operation and maintenance of pesticide application equipment.
• Operation of light duty equipment and small hand and power tools.
• Duties related to conservation.
• Detailed record keeping, computer operation, and other office duties.
• Manual labour and other duties as required within the scope of the position.
**Candidates will be assigned to various core duties according to their aptitudes. The core duties include: weed inspection, herbicide application, and seeding.
Qualifications
• Completion of (or currently enrolled in) a post-secondary Agriculture, Horticulture, or related certificate or diploma program; an equivalent combination of experience and education will be considered.
• Ability to identify a wide range of weeds and crops.
• Familiarity of general cropping practices in Central Alberta.
• Ability to work alone with minimal supervision.
• Proficient computer skills (MS Office applications).
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to lift 20-25 kilograms.
• Valid Class 5 Drivers’ License with acceptable drivers’ abstract and criminal records check.
• Valid Pesticide Applicator Certification with Industrial Classifications is an asset.
• Experience with light duty equipment and hand tools is an asset.
• Knowledge and understanding of the Weed Control Act is an asset.
• Background in Agriculture is an asset.

Additional Information
This is a seasonal, full-time position (40 hours/week). 
Term: May 1, 2019 – August 30, 2019 **Opportunity for extension of term**
Wage: $25.46/hour

Qualified parties are requested to submit a detailed resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department no later than 12:00 p.m., Friday, February 15th, 2019 to:

Jennifer Dennis - Human Resources Coordinator
Red Deer County Centre
38106, Range Rd. 275
Red Deer County, AB T4S 2L9
jdennis@rdcounty.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

Wage: $25.46/hour 
Contact Email: jdennis@rdcounty.ca

Summer farm technician - Closing Applications: Feb 14, 2019

Employer: Grant Ranch
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: VAL MARIE

Job Description:

Summer employment opportunity with potential for a full time career on a mixed grass, cattle, hay and grain operation at Val Marie, SK. We run 1000 cows and seed 5000 acres to annual crops. Hay is produced on both irrigated and dryland acres.
Duties can include cattle handling, grass management, fencing, and hay production activities. Check us out at grantranch.ca
Wage dependent on skill level. Valid Driver’s licence is required. For further information call Lynn or Sherri at 306 298-2268. To apply send Resume and references to grantranch@sasktel.net

Wage: 16.50 - 20.00 
Contact Email: grantranch@sasktel.net

Summer Field Research Technician - Closing Applications: Feb 01, 2019

Employer: FMC Agricultural Solutions
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Millet, AB.

Job Description:

FMC is an exciting and growing Company. With their advanced research pipeline and ever increasing product portfolio, this company has grown in Canada by 8X in the last three years which is partially due to the purchase of the majority of DuPont Canada Crop Protection. 

The summer research technician position is an exciting opportunity for exposure into crop production and crop protection. Successful candidates will be trained to perform field operations such as seeding, spraying, mowing, applying crop protection products and possibly harvest as the season permits. The position will also include conduction evaluations, data entry, measuring out crop protection products prior to applications and helping conduct field tours. The job will be centered at our research station near Millet, AB. with many trials being located in nearby grower fields so transport of equipment will be required. Driver and trailering training will be provided. A company vehicle will be provided for the daily commute as well as for work tasks. 


Qualifications required for the position include:
positive attitude
currently attending post secondary education.
valid class 5 drivers license
eager to learn
able to perform physical tasks such as lifting weights up to 50 lbs
basic computer literacy

Qualifications that are an asset but not required include:
farm equipment and/or light truck and trailer operation
crop protection knowledge
WHIMS
GDL designation removed from license.
completed classes in weeds, plant disease, crop production, entomology
CPR and First Aid (to be provided if successful candidate does not possess)

Wage: $22-28/hr 
Contact Email: pat.forsythe@fmc.com

Precision Agronomist - Closing Applications: Feb 08, 2019

Employer: Farmers Edge 
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Coaldale, AB, CAN t1m 0a5

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: Amanda.Kipe@farmersedge.ca

Precision Agronomist - Closing Applications: Feb 06, 2019

Employer: Farmers Edge 
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Lloydminster, AB, CAN T9V 2E9

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: Amanda.Kipe@farmersedge.ca

Weed Inspectors - Closing Applications: Jan 31, 2019

Employer: Special Areas Board 
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Hanna, AB

Job Description:

HANNA, OYEN & CONSORT - The Special Areas Board requires Weed Inspectors for summer employment within the Special Areas. 

Under the direction of the Agricultural Fieldmen, key duties of this position will emphasize weed inspection and using integrated pest management methods for weed and brush control (including chemical control); as well as promoting soil conservation and agricultural pest surveys. Other activities will include responding to ratepayer enquiries, compiling reports, maintenance, repair and delivery of rental equipment within Special Areas, and other related duties.

QUALIFICATIONS: Agricultural College education and farming experience preferred. A Pesticide Applicator’s License is a definite asset and a good understanding of the Special Areas is desireable . Applicants are required to hold a valid Driver’s License; a drivers’ abstract may be requested.

Wage: $22.1269 – $26.7487 hourly 
Contact Email: SpecialAreasHR@specialareas.ab.ca

Agribusiness Student - Closing Applications: Feb 09, 2019

Employer: Richardson Pioneer
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: 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 opportunities for Agribusiness Summer Students at Richardson Pioneer Ag Business Centres across Western Canada. 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.

Wage: 
Contact Email: laura.votto@richardson.ca

Summer Field Technician - Closing Applications: Feb 08, 2019

Employer: West-Central Forage Association
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Entwistle

Job Description:

West-Central Forage Association (WCFA) is a non-profit agricultural association serving the local producers of west central Alberta. http://www.westcentralforage.com. WCFA requires two Summer Field Technician to assist with our summer research, demonstration programs, and extension delivery geared towards agriculture and environmental.

Duties: 
Duties will include but are not limited to: 
• Assisting with the design, establishment, maintenance & harvesting of forage demonstration plots and field trials (rototilling, fertilizing, taking sample cuttings, weighing samples etc.);
• Assist staff with the collection of data and data entry from research projects;
• Office work (computer skills essential – Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher);
• Assist staff with the planning and delivery of agriculture extension events, workshops, tours, seminars, and technology transfer.

Qualifications/Skills/Attributes: 

• A strong interest/background in agriculture-formal education in agriculture would be a definite asset.
• A friendly and outgoing demeanor;
• Hold a valid driver’s license;
• A basic knowledge of farm equipment and safety practices;
• Quality and detail orientated;
• Team player who can work independently with little or no supervision;
• Enjoy working outdoors, enthusiastic and a strong work ethic;
• The successful applicant must be currently registered as a full time student and returning to full time studies or enrolled in a Co-op program.

Wage: 15-20 
Contact Email: manager@westcentralforage.com

International Agriculture Exchange Trainee - Closing Applications: Feb 07, 2019

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

Job Description:

Spend your summer working in EUROPE!

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.

Opportunities in Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, France, Ireland, The Netherlands, and the UK.

Experience Europe starting in March, April, May or June. Departures are available throughout the summer.

A variety horticulture placements available as well as plenty of placements in agriculture including: mixed farms, 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.

Wage: Hourly 
Contact Email: office@irecanada.ca

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

Agricultural Services - Spring-Summer - Closing Applications: Feb 28, 2019

Employer: Mountain View County
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Disbury

Job Description:

Duties may include:
• Inspection for Prohibited Noxious and Noxious weeds
• Roadside Vegetation Control
• Roadside Mowing 
• Crop Pest Surveying
• Parks Maintenance
• Equipment Operation and Maintenance
• Vegetation Health Assessments

Wage: $20.39 to $24.67 depending on certifications and education 
Contact Email: hr@mvcounty.com

Summer Student - Closing Applications: Jan 16, 2019

Employer: Olymel
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Humboldt, SK

Job Description:

Olymel is the largest pork and poultry processor in Canada and we are looking for summer students to work in our expanding Western Canada Hog Production Sector. There are opportunities within our breeding, farrowing, nursery, finishing and feed departments. Our goal is “feeding the world together”, to do this we look for employees who work with integrity, respect and trust, are willing to learn and have a keen interest in working with animals, as employees are the backbone of our company. Enjoy the benefits of a living in rural Saskatchewan and/or Alberta while working with a diverse company that offers the opportunity for a full time career with the possibility of advancement within our Management team. 

Responsibilities:
• Perform general animal husbandry procedures
• Monitor animal health and recognize signs of disorder and report concerns
• Ensure the biosecurity protocol and Animal Welfare Codes of practice are followed by all staff and visitors 
• Monitor and maintain proper environment using automated control system
• Ensure accurate records are kept and submitted in a timely manner to head office
• Responsible to act safely in performing job duties at all times
• Reporting safety concerns to safety representative and/or Manager
• Perform general feed mill duties
• Participate in feed quality initiatives
• Assist with internal feed research
• Other duties as required

Experience/Education Required:
• Post-secondary education in a relevant agriculture field 
• Planning and organizational skills
• Quick learner with excellent communication skills
• Able to work independently or collaboratively as a team member
• Strong analytical skills
• Ability to teach others efficiently and effectively
• Understanding of hog operations is an asset but willing to train
• Valid driver’s license is required
• Must be willing to travel within or relocated to areas in rural Saskatchewan and/or Alberta

Wage: 
Contact Email: olyskyresumebank@olymel.com

Summer Crop Scout - Closing Applications: Feb 04, 2019

Employer: North Point Agronomy Ltd.
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Lamont County

Job Description:

Job Type: 
Summer – May-August

Close Date:
January 31, 2019, or when position is filled

Salary Range: 
Competitive

Description:
North Point Agronomy is a privately owned company located one hour northeast of Edmonton in Lamont County. We specialize in field scouting, soil sampling and solid agronomic advice for an established client base. Our goal is to be the expert in our customer’s fields by identifying and recording observations and making recommendations so action can be taken maximize the profitability for each client. The necessary equipment and training will be provided to ensure you are able to represent the company at the highest standard.

Responsibilities: 
• Inspect farmers’ fields and record crop staging, weeds, insects, diseases and other observations 
• Clearly communicate observations to the manager
• Play an important role in field scouting services offered to help farmers make timely, informed and economical field decisions
• Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner, including (but not limited to) ATV’s, and pulling trailers
• Assist with seed retail business and farm labour as required
• Other duties as required

Qualifications: 
• Strong interest and knowledge of Agriculture
• Punctual, reliable and able to work outdoors for extended periods of time under all weather conditions 
• Exceptional interpersonal and organization skills, ability to complete work targets with little or no supervision in a timely manner, self-motivated 
• A valid Class 5 driver’s license 
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Education includes (but not limited to) Students or graduates of an Agriculture degree or diploma program focusing on Agronomy, Plant Science or Soil Science 
• Agriculture background is considered an asset but not required 

Wage: 
Contact Email: tyler@northpointag.ca

Rural Conservation Technician - Closing Applications: Jan 25, 2019

Employer: Vulcan County
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Vulcan, Alberta

Job Description:

The Rural Conservation Technician is responsible for assisting in the day to day operations of the Agricultural Service Board to implement and deliver agricultural programs to our ratepayers as determined by County Council and the Agricultural Service Board. This position will also be the key contact in the delivery and the implementation of the Alternative Land Use Systems program (ALUS).

Wage: $67,000.00 
Contact Email: agmanager@vulcancounty.ab.ca

Test Technician - April 29, 2019 Start - Closing Applications: Feb 02, 2019

Employer: MacDon Industries Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: WINNIPEG

Job Description:

PURPOSE &SCOPE
The Test Technician is responsible for the transport, operation, monitoring and maintenance of prototypes in the field and lab tests in Winnipeg as assigned by Test Leaders and Test Engineers.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
The following are the main job responsibilities and priorities that this position must focus on, must achieve and must excel at:
 Work with the Engineering Test Department Leaders, Engineers and Product Managers to identify challenging conditions for field testing of prototype machines.
 Liaise with the Engineering Manager of Prototype Build and Test and Product Test Leaders in arranging test sites and managing associated logistics.
 Write and submit detailed daily reports outlining prototype performance, issues and maintenance using issue tracking software.
 Work in conjunction with the Engineering Shop Supervisor, Product Test Leaders and other team members as needed in preparing machines and equipment/tools for testing.
 Observe test machines (field and lab), gather electronic data using data logger, make value judgments of performance and discuss observations with customers and team members. Design and fabricate testing jigs and apparatuses to collect and replicate field testing conditions.
 Prepare and present data and findings in conjunction with the Test Leaders.
 Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
 Enrolled in (or graduated from) University Engineering or College Engineering Technology program.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
 Familiar in the operation of farm machinery.
 Excellent communication skills; oral and written.
 Proficient in Windows and Office Software.
 Good interpersonal relations.
 Exceptional customer service skills
 Good planning and administration abilities.
 Ability to work in both team situations and independently.
 Intuitive, self-motivated and hard working with lots of patience.
 Extensive experience working with data acquisition systems, sensors and strain gauges is preferred.
 Strong Mechanical abilities-experience with machinery repairs an asset.
 Available to travel over extended periods of time.
 Must hold and maintain valid driver’s license and be able to travel in Canada, USA, Europe, and Australia. Approx. 75% of time will be spent in the USA.

Interested applicants can submit resume and cover letter on our website at macdon.com/careers or to Jennifer Harding at: jharding@macdon.com
Test Technician

Wage: 
Contact Email: jharding@macdon.com

Harvest Support Representative - April 29, 2019 Start - Closing Applications: Feb 02, 2019

Employer: MacDon Industries Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: WINNIPEG

Job Description:

PURPOSE & SCOPE
A Harvest Support Representative is responsible for addressing customer concerns through investigation and troubleshooting. This position is 4 month term starting April 29th, 2019.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
The following are the main job responsibilities and priorities that this position must focus on, must achieve and must excel at:
 Address Customer concerns through diagnosis, troubleshooting and repair.
 Work with the Custom Harvest Coordinator, Product Support Supervisors and Product Support Specialists and Dealer Personnel to address technical issues.
 Generate clear, concise and complete Service Call Reports of daily field activity.
 Provide excellent customer service.
 Ensure service equipment is maintained and set for optimum field use.
 Keeping valuable tools, equipment and vehicles in good, representable order.

QUALIFICATIONS
 Related University or College degree, or internship.
 Familiar in the operation of farm machinery.
 Farm background an asset.
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
 Understanding of agricultural equipment and harvesting practices.
 Strong Mechanical, Hydraulic and Electrical troubleshooting skills.
 Good communication skills; oral and written.
 Proficient in Microsoft Products including: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
 Excellent problem solving skills.
 Good interpersonal skills. Good planning and administration abilities.
 Ability to work in a team or independently as required.
 Available to travel over extended periods of time (90% of the time). Able to travel through Canada and United States. Valid passport required.
 Must hold and maintain valid driver’s license and be able to cross Canadian US border.

Interested applicants can submit resume and cover letter on our website at macdon.com/careers or to Jennifer Harding at: jharding@macdon.com
Harvest Support Representative

Wage: 
Contact Email: jharding@macdon.com

Product Management Student - Flexible Start Date - Closing Applications: Feb 02, 2019

Employer: MacDon Industries Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: WINNIPEG

Job Description:

PURPOSE and SCOPE
The Product Management Student will assist with the execution of various demo programs. This position works closely with dealers, customers, Territory Managers and MacDon’s marketing group to maximize new product exposure across the U.S. and provide related feedback to MacDon Winnipeg. 

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
The following are the main job responsibilities and priorities that this position must focus on, must achieve and must excel at:
• Support Territory Managers in arranging new product demos in several different U.S. territories. This will involve working with dealers and customers and may require moving equipment locally.
• Train dealers and customers on operation and features of new product. 
• Report weekly in a written report on product issues experienced. Assist MacDon Product Support with preliminary diagnostics and minor repairs. 
• Report weekly on customer and dealer product feedback, with a final program summary at end of term to be presented to MacDon’s Sales and Marketing group. 
• Assist with set-up and perform maintenance on demo equipment.
• Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Enrolled in (or graduated from) University Engineering or College Engineering Technology program.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
• Experienced in the operation of MacDon SP windrowers and rotary headers. 
• Excellent communication skills; oral and written.
• Ability to travel to the U.S. 
• Intuitive, self-motivated and hard working. 
• Class 3 (or equivalent) driver’s license an asset.
• Good interpersonal relations.
• Strong Mechanical abilities. Experience with machinery repairs an asset.
• Knowledge of hydraulic and electrical circuits. Troubleshooting and repair experience an asset.
• Must hold and maintain valid driver’s license and be able to travel in Canada, USA, Europe, and Australia. Available to travel over extended periods of time.


Interested applicants can submit resume and cover letter on our website at macdon.com/careers or to Jennifer Harding at: jharding@macdon.com

Wage: 
Contact Email: jharding@macdon.com

Dairy Summer Intern - Closing Applications: Feb 04, 2019

Employer: Nutrisource
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Strathmore and Coaldale

Job Description:

You will love being a part of our team!
You will work with people who are passionate about their jobs and take initiative; people who want to do their best every single day; people who care deeply about their customers and deliver top-quality service. You’ll work closely with our customers to ensure the best resolution for both the customer and the business. You’ll work with a team of people who “do the right thing”. You’ll have continuous interactions with our customers to ensure you build and foster a healthy relationship. You’ll be a part of an entire organization that will never be satisfied with the status quo and will always be looking for ways to improve and be more efficient while taking care of the customer.

The Role
Being a Nutrisource intern means you get an immersive experience with our consulting nutritionists and technical service team. As part of your Nutrisource internship, you’ll be assigned several special projects to be completed within your 14 – 16 weeks with us. Our goal is to give you full exposure to the commercial dairy industry so that you can experience first-hand what a career as a Nutrisource consulting nutritionist would be like. You will work in a collaborative partnership between the dairy producer and the consulting nutritionist to create customer value while being part of a team committed to revolutionizing the feed industry.
·Work both independently and with Nutrisource’s team of Consulting Nutritionists.
·Work directly with progressive dairy producers to assist in providing leading edge management and technical services.
·Design and execute on projects that have clearly defined goals that bring knowledge to our dairy producers. You will collect on-farm information, analyze and compile into a report to be presented to Nutrisource management.
·Develop a deeper and more practical dairy knowledge in many areas: nutrition, management, forage quality and cow comfort.
·Develop a broad understanding of the skills required to be a successful consulting nutritionist.
·Passionate about “Keeping it Simple” and “Do the right thing” as you work with customers.
·Perform other duties and assume other responsibilities as assigned or required.

Skills & Experience Required
·Basic understanding of dairy nutrition and farm management with an ability to advance these skills through a continuous learning process.
·Strong positive team player who is open to learning, improving and challenging themselves.
·Strong time management and organization skill
·Self-starter, highly motivated and ability to meet project deadlines.
·Display honesty, integrity and a strong sense of ethics in all decisions and actions
·Ability to learn the skills required to sell and service dairy producers (Consultative Selling Process).
·Resourceful with strategic and analytical capabilities.
·Outstanding interpersonal skills


Qualifications include:
·Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Animal Science, Agriculture Business or related Agriculture degree.
·Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
·Willing to relocate for the summer (able to travel within Alberta, some overnight travel required).
·Day-to-day travel by personal vehicle for meetings with customers and Nutrisource personnel (vehicle compensation based on mileage).
·Valid Canadian driver’s license and clean driving record.
·Able to complete a 14 to 16-week internship in the summer (employment period is flexible).

Our current success!
Over the last 13 years, Nutrisource has been experiencing rapid growth as an up and coming contender in the feed industry. Our focus is to be a leading company in the modernization of an industry that is resistant to change. We are a Canadian owned, Alberta based, dairy nutrition company that provides specialized products and consulting services to western Canadian dairy farmers. We get to know the specific needs of each Nutrisource customer, so we can recommend and help put into place a customized, operation-specific action plan that’s right for each producer and his or her operation. We are looking for an enthusiastic team member who will be a technical leader in the field keeping our customers loyal and happy.

Wage: 
Contact Email: heather.nish@nutrisource.ca

Summer Crop Scout - Closing Applications: Feb 01, 2019

Employer: Chinook Agronomics Inc.
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Cremona

Job Description:

Chinook Agronomics Inc. is a premium full service independent agronomic consulting business serving farm clients in south central Alberta. Our goal is to assist our customers to challenge yield barriers by integrating technology with high yield crop production tactics. Some of the services we offer include:

• GPS benchmarked Composite Soil Testing
• Crop and Fertility Planning
• Field Scouting
• Precision Agriculture 
• High Yield Production Tactics
• Field Scale Research Trials

Looking for a rewarding career with a smaller, flexible, innovative and growing company helping farms unlock their potential? We are currently seeking a seasonal Summer Crop Scout May through August of 2019.

Job Responsibilities:
• Implementation of client crop/fertility plans, agronomic tactics, and field scale research trials
• Field scouting- in field observations and reporting using Field XTM software
• Client relationship management- commitment to high level of customer service
• Detailed, accurate completion of administrative tasks and procedures
• Safe, efficient operation of equipment including pickup truck, tandem trailer and ATV
• Possibility of continued employment fall 2019 as a Soil Sampling Technician for the right individual

Required skills:
• Demonstrated agronomic experience including field scouting, crop staging, and weed/pest ID
• Valid Class 5 driver’s license
• Computer competency- agriculture software & GPS/GIS experience would be an asset
• Farm or agricultural background would be an asset
• Must have a passion for agriculture and willing to continually learn!

Competitive salary commensurate on experience.

The successful candidate will need to reside in or relocate to the Highway #2 corridor of south central Alberta in the Calgary-Olds region for the length of employment. Community involvement is one of our core values and is strongly encouraged.

Wage: 
Contact Email: cshand1973@gmail.com

Pesticide Applicator I - Closing Applications: Jan 18, 2019

Employer: Beaver County
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Ryley Alberta

Job Description:

Description:
• Reporting to the Agricultural Fieldman, the successful candidate will perform various vegetation management duties including herbicide applications on County roadsides, mechanical brush and tree removal, and other duties as required.

Additional Duties include:
• Weed Inspection
• Roadside seeding
• Agricultural pest inspection
• Maintenance of County lands

Operation of motor vehicles, ATVs, sprayers, chainsaws and other brushing equipment will be required.

Qualifications: 
• Candidates must be at least 18 years of age 
• Valid Class 5 driver’s license 
• Good interpersonal and record keeping skills 
• Mechanical aptitude is desirable
• Environmental or Agricultural background would be an asset
• Familiarity with GPS and GIS systems 

Job Term: May – October 2019

Wage: $19.95 -- $24.27 
Contact Email: mbates@beaver.ab.ca

Weed Inspector - Closing Applications: Jan 18, 2019

Employer: Beaver County
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Ryley Alberta

Job Description:

Description:
• Reporting to the Agricultural Fieldman, the successful candidate will assist with the County’s weed control program by performing weed inspections of public and private property, engaging residents in matters related to weed control, issuing weed notices, enforcing weed notices and other duties as required.

Additional Duties include:
• Conducting herbicide applications
• Tree removal along roadsides, driveways, and intersections 
• Roadside seeding
• Agricultural pest inspection

Operation of motor vehicles, ATVs, sprayers, chainsaws and other brushing equipment will be required.

Qualifications: 
• Candidates must be at least 18 years of age 
• Valid Class 5 driver’s license 
• Good interpersonal and record keeping skills 
• Mechanical aptitude is desirable
• Environmental or Agricultural background would be an asset
• Familiarity with GPS and GIS systems 

Term: May – August 2019

Wage: $18.80 - $22.88 
Contact Email: mbates@beaver.ab.ca

Weed Inspectors - Closing Applications: Jan 11, 2019

Employer: Parkland County
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Parkland County

Job Description:

Parkland County has Temporary, Full-time, summer positions available in the Agricultural Services Department for Weed Inspectors. Successful candidates will assist in the County’s weed control program by dealing with property owners concerning weed infestations, issuing notices where required, identifying and controlling weeds and performing related duties. The ability to deal with the public effectively and courteously is required. Extensive time spent driving will be required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Current enrollment or completion of post-secondary education in Agriculture or a related field.
Knowledge of the Weed Control Act.
Valid Class 5 Driver’s License. Upon hire, a current Driver’s Abstract must be provided.
An agricultural or environmental background would be an asset.
Knowledge of computer applications and familiar with the use of GPS 
and GIS.


Rate of Pay: $25.23 per hour 
Hours of Work: 8 hours/day; 40 hours/week (May 1 to approximately August 30, 2019
Further information concerning this position can be obtained by calling James Leskiw, Program Manager, Agronomics at 780-968-8467.

This position is covered by the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local Union No. 955 Collective Agreement.

Additional Information:
Interested candidates are invited to apply on our website.
Parkland County has a nepotism policy in effect which limits the consideration of employees’ relatives for employment. Please contact Human Resources for further information on this policy (including the definition of a relative under this policy).

For further information on our organization, please visit www.parklandcounty.com 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement is being collected under the authority of the Municipal Government Act and will be used for Parkland County employment opportunities only. The personal information that you provide may be made public, subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Wage: $25.23 per hour 
Contact Email: kara.woolsey@parklandcounty.com

Research Assistant - Closing Applications: Jan 31, 2019

Employer: C&M Seeds
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Palmerston

Job Description:

Posting: Research Assistant (summer)

Key Activities/Job Responsibilities
Be part of the team developing new varieties for Ontario Farmers! In your role as Research Assistant you will be actively involved in all areas of C&M’s cereal and oilseed research program including seed packaging, planting, crop and plot care and maintenance, data collection of disease and agronomic traits, early generation seed production, plot harvest and data entry. 

Specific agronomy projects related to crop production [ie fertility, fungicides] will also be assigned as part of your role.
This position is full-time seasonal, from May to September.
C & M Seeds is a family-run seed and grain business located in Palmerston, Ontario.

Additional requirements:
You have a positive attitude with a desire to learn and develop new skills. A background in field plot techniques and knowledge of the operation and maintenance of field plot and/or farm equipment is an asset but is not required. Knowledge of agricultural practices, crop agronomy and basic computer skills would be an asset. A valid driver’s license is mandatory.

Please send resume by fax or email to:
Michael Holzworth – Research Agronomist
C&M Seeds
Fax: 519-343-3792
Email: mholzworth@redwheat.com
6180 5th Line
Palmerston, ON, N0G 2P0

Wage: TBD 
Contact Email: mholzworth@redwheat.com

Protein Sales Management Associate 2019 - Closing Applications: Jan 31, 2019

Employer: Cargill
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB

Job Description:

All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Protein Sales Management Associate: 
You will be exposed to all facets of business operations through an in-depth general orientation. The training is designed to teach the various aspects of the business prior to placement in a role that aligns the candidate with business needs.

Principal Accountabilities: 
This role enables you to become familiar with the workflow of the business operations, and to develop knowledge of meat processing production, including food safety and overall production management. Associates will be trained in a number of areas to learn skills and gain knowledge necessary to succeed in a sales leadership role.

As an Associate, you will gain an understanding of meat processing production, including process flow, yields, variances, CFIA regulations and requirements, accounting, and information technologies. Additional training in people leadership skills, core business functions, and sales leadership will be provided to help you develop. In time, you will be working with customers as you distribute, sell, promote, and merchandise the meat business products.

Environment:
The training portion of this role takes place over a 6 month time period. The first half will focus on the physical activity in a food processing environment which generally requires a moderate amount of exertion on a fairly regular basis – involving bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, working on irregular surfaces, occasional lifting of objects weighing over 50 pounds and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. The work may also involve other exertions, conditions or exposures (i.e. - heat, cold, dust, etc.). The second half of the training will focus on sales. 

Job Locations:
• Mississauga, ON, High River, AB
• This role may involve travel between protein locations as you integrate with the working teams you will be engaged with. Day–to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the Associate.
• You will primarily work in an office environment, sometimes with customers, as you fulfill the responsibilities of your work. 

Required Qualifications:
• Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in agriculture, business, communications, marketing, or related degrees graduating between December 2018 and May 2019.
• Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada 
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
• 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.
• Ability to travel to the United States

Preferred Qualifications:
• Overall 3.0 GPA preferred
• Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 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. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.

Wage: 
Contact Email: Sydney_Manness@cargill.com

Protein Sales Intern 2019 - Closing Applications: Jan 31, 2019

Employer: Cargill
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB

Job Description:

All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Internships at Cargill:
Imagine an internship where you get the chance to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a real-life environment and then multiply that tenfold. From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. Internships are 16 weeks long, and we pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse internship programs in the industry. During the internship, you will tackle real challenges, cultivate your curiosity, have client exposure, enjoy both personal and team accomplishments and have your initiative acknowledged along the way. You will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. 

Protein Sales Internship: 
As a Sales Intern, you will gain a basic understanding of the flow of our commercial activity with customers, as well as the organization of our sales function and how it integrates with the business teams within Cargill Protein. You will also have the opportunity to work with the Retail, Trade, and Protein Ingredient Sales teams on projects related to our customers and our various product lines. In addition to being exposed to many facets of business operations and will have access to feedback and mentorship from the executive team. You will be given a project pertinent to the success of the business, and there will be a report-out opportunity at the end of the summer term. 

Potential Business Areas:
• Cargill Trade Sales (Including Beef and Food Distribution)
• Cargill Retail Sales
• Cargill Protein Ingredient Sales
• Cargill Food Service Sales


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:
• This role may involve travel between protein locations as you integrate with the working teams you will be engaged with throughout the course of your internship. 
• Potential locations are: Mississauga, ON, High River, AB
• You will primarily work in an office environment, sometimes with customers, as you fulfill the responsibilities of your project work. 

Required Qualifications:
• Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in agriculture, business, communications, marketing, or related degrees graduating between December 2019 and May 2021.
• Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in 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 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:
• Overall 3.0 GPA preferred
• Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 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. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.

Wage: 
Contact Email: Sydney_Manness@cargill.com

Operations Management Intern 2019 - Closing Applications: Jan 31, 2019

Employer: Cargill
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB

Job Description:

All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Internships at Cargill:
Imagine an internship where you get the chance to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a real-life environment and then multiply that tenfold. From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. Internships are 16 weeks long, and we pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse internship programs in the industry. During the internship, you will tackle real challenges, cultivate your curiosity, have client exposure, enjoy both personal and team accomplishments and have your initiative acknowledged along the way. You will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. 

Operations Management Internship: 
As an Operations Management Intern, you will gain exposure to the workflow of plant and/or distribution operations. Potential business areas may include beef and poultry processing, or grain processing. Interns will be given a project to improve a facet of the current operation, have the opportunity to use the skills you have gained in the classroom to a real life setting, and have the ability to take on additional projects that interest you. Additionally, Interns will be exposed to a number of areas to learn skills and gain knowledge necessary to succeed in an operations leadership role, including but not limited to:

• Risk Management: Leadership in safety and regulatory compliance consistent with Cargill’s Guiding Principles. Food and Feed Safety are of critical importance to Cargill’s businesses. 
• Talent Management: Lead, coach, and develop a diverse team of operations employees to ensure goals and standards of the organization are being met. Gain knowledge of Human Resources policies, participate in the hiring of new team members, and develop and implement strategies to maintain and increase employee engagement.
• Reliability Excellence: Maintain plants to ensure they are at all times capable of serving and meeting customer requirements.
• Operational Effectiveness: Lead plant operations in alignment with all business functions to effectively and efficiently achieve business and profitability objectives.
• Capital Effectiveness: Effectively deploy capital and manage capital projects to ensure ongoing market competitiveness of plant assets.
• Continuous Improvement: Lead production process improvements through utilization of continuous improvement tools/activities.


Internship Programming:
• Cargill offers and relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify (based on mileage).
• Internships are paid and are normally 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 or a second internship the following year. 

Job Locations:
• High River, AB
• Moose Jaw, SK
• Plant setting

Required Qualifications:
• Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in any discipline and graduating between December 2019 and May 2021.
• Willingness to work 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts
• Willingness to work weekends
• Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in 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 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:
• Pursuing an agriculture or business-related degree (including but not limited to Animal Science, Ag-Economics, Ag-Business, Ag-Education, Agronomy, Food Science, Feed Science, Meat Science, Grain Science, Operations Management, Ag-Systems Management, Ag-Engineering, Supply Chain, Mechanized Systems Management, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Distribution). 

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 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. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.

Wage: 
Contact Email: Sydney_Manness@cargill.com

Operations Management Associate 2019 - Closing Applications: Jan 31, 2019

Employer: Cargill
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB

Job Description:

All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Early Careers at Cargill:
From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. You will have the opportunity to build specific skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable you to transition to various roles within Cargill. We pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse career trajectories in the industry. As an associate, you will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. At Cargill we look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. You've got big plans. We can help you pursue them.

Operations Management Associate Position: 
This 6-18-month training program enables you to become familiar with the workflow of plant operations. Your training will include:

• Risk Management: Leadership in safety and regulatory compliance consistent with Cargill’s Guiding Principles. Food and Feed Safety are of critical importance to Cargill’s businesses. 
• Talent Management: Lead, coach, and develop a diverse team of operations employees to ensure goals and standards of the organization are being met. Gain knowledge of Human Resources policies, participate in the hiring of new team members, and develop and implement strategies to maintain and increase employee engagement.
• Reliability Excellence: Maintain plants to ensure they are always capable of serving and meeting customer requirements.
• Operational Effectiveness: Lead plant operations in alignment with all business functions to effectively and efficiently achieve business and profitability objectives.
• Capital Effectiveness: Effectively deploy capital and manage capital projects to ensure ongoing market competitiveness of plant assets.
• Continuous Improvement: Lead production process improvements through utilization of continuous improvement tools/activities.

Environment:
This role involves physical activity in food, and/or grain processing environments which generally requires a moderate amount of exertion on a fairly regular basis – involving bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, working on irregular surfaces, occasional lifting of objects of 10-25 pounds. The work may also involve other exertions, conditions or exposures (i.e. heat, cold, grain dust, etc.). There is also a possibility of working various shifts including 2nd and 3rd shift hours.

Associate Program Benefits:
• Relocation benefits to associates who qualify (based on mileage).
• Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, retirement benefits package.
• Tuition reimbursement to associates who wish to continue their education in their career field. 
• Access to Cargill volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities. 

Potential Business Areas:
• Beef processing
• Poultry processing
• Grain processing


Job Locations:
• High River, AB
• Calgary, AB
• Guelph, ON
• London, ON
• Plant setting

Required Qualifications:
• Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in any discipline 
• Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada 
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
• Willing and able to relocate 
• Ability to contribute, both as part of a team and individually 
• Strong communication skills – written and oral
• Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations 
• Willingness to work 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts 
• Willingness to work weekends

Preferred Qualifications:
• Pursuing an agriculture or business-related degree (including but not limited to Animal Science, Ag-Economics, Ag-Business, Ag-Education, Agronomy, Food Science, Feed Science, Meat Science, Grain Science, Operations Management, Ag-Systems Management, Ag-Engineering, Supply Chain, Mechanized Systems Management, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Distribution). 

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 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. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.

Wage: 
Contact Email: Sydney_Manness@cargill.com

Grain Sales Associate 2019 - Closing Applications: Jan 31, 2019

Employer: Cargill
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB

Job Description:

All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.


Early Careers at Cargill:
From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. You will have the opportunity to build specific skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable you to transition to various roles within Cargill. We pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse career trajectories in the industry. As an associate, you will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. At Cargill we look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. You've got big plans. We can help you pursue them.

Grain Sales Associate Position: 
Cargill’s Agricultural Supply Chain – North America (CASC NA) connects agricultural producers to food, feed and industrial customers through a seamless supply chain. We help our customers compete in the global market and efficiently deliver products from origins to destinations through our marketing, sourcing, originating, storing, trading, consulting and processing of grain, oilseeds and crop inputs products and solutions. CASC NA business reaches across Canada, United States & Mexico with an expansive asset footprint including over 200 grain elevators, export/import facilities, oilseed crush plants and biodiesel facilities.
You will participate in a sales training program to prepare you to become a specialist in competitive grain origination and the sale of various grain marketing solutions. To accomplish this, you will train with Cargill employees from various job functions to learn how to develop long-term relationships with identified customers, working both over the phone and face-to-face with grain producers on the farm. You will gain hands-on experience by working on various projects in the agricultural sales and marketing area and by shadowing Cargill employees from various job functions. Origination Sales Associates will learn how to help farmers prosper and maximize their return by utilizing Cargill’s full range of products, solve customer problems and create new opportunities.

Associate Program Benefits:
• Cargill offers relocation benefits to associates who qualify (based on mileage).
• Associates are eligible for a supplementary health, dental, disability and life benefits package.
• Tuition reimbursement benefits are offered to associates who wish to continue their education in their career field. 
• Associates are offered competitive retirement plans and registration assistance. 
• As employees, associates receive access to Cargill volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities. 


Job Locations:
• Various locations across Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta
• Movement from an associate role to an experienced sales position may require additional relocation.
• Frequent travel within assigned region for meetings with customers, prospects and other Cargill personnel. You must have a safe driving history; a motor vehicle record history will be reviewed.

Required Qualifications:
• Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree from an accredited program graduating between December 2018 and May 2019
• Ability to relocate to various locations throughout Western Canada
• Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada 
• A valid Canadian driver's license and clean driving record
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
• Ability to contribute, both as part of a team and individually
• Strong communication skills – written and oral
• Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations

Preferred Qualifications:
• Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree from an accredited program with a major in Agricultural Business, Ag Econ, Ag Management or similar agricultural discipline graduating between December 2018 and May 2019
• Previous intern or co-op experience
• Overall 3.0 GPA or higher 
• Demonstrated ability to solve problems and make decisions independently
• Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, with ability to influence decision-making
• Demonstrated leadership skills and experience

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 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. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.

Wage: 
Contact Email: Sydney_Manness@cargill.com

Agronomy Research Intern 2019 -  Closing Applications: Jan 31, 2019

Employer: Cargill
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB

Job Description:

All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Internships at Cargill:
Imagine an internship where you get the chance to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a real-life environment and then multiply that tenfold. From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. Internships are 16 weeks long, and we pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse internship programs in the industry. During the internship, you will tackle real challenges, cultivate your curiosity, have client exposure, enjoy both personal and team accomplishments and have your initiative acknowledged along the way. You will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. 

Agronomy Research Internship: 
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:
• Elm Creek, MB
• Camrose, AB
• Aberdeen, SK

Required Qualifications:

• Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree 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


Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 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. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.

Wage: 
Contact Email: Sydney_Manness@cargill.com

Herbicide Applicator - Closing Applications: Mar 01, 2019

Employer: Focus Industrial Vegetation Management 
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Eatonia SK

Job Description:

Seeking Industrial Herbicide Applicators

Focus IVM Ltd. is an industrial vegetation management company operating out of Eatonia, Saskatchewan. At Focus, we use the identification of problem 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. We are currently seeking herbicide applicators for the 2019 season (May 1-Aug.31 2019). The deadline for applications is February 1st, 2019, however early application is recommended. Focus IVM Ltd. is currently expanding increasing its knowledge base into the environmental field. We are seeking well-rounded individuals to join our team. With this job, the flexibility to be away from home for an extended period of time is required, as well as the willingness to work weekends and extended hours. At Focus, we believe that it is important to maintain a positive and professional attitude with any job we complete. If you think that you are the right person for this job please use the information at the bottom of this listing to contact us.

“Working Together to Accomplish the Same Goals”

Job location: Eatonia, Sask. 
Position type: Seasonal (Summer)

Duties Include
- Mixing and applying herbicides to oil leases, bin and farmyards, grassed areas, pipe-line and roadside using 4X4 trucks and UTV’s 
- Maintaining spray equipment.
- Daily record keeping of safety documentation.
- Detailed records of herbicide application including GIS/GPS mapping.

Qualifications
- Clean drivers abstract is required 
- Willingness to work long hours, weekends and potentially in various locations
- Must be able to pass a drug and alcohol test prior to starting work
- Ability to keep neat, precise records of all duties performed
- Must be dependable and willing to follow instructions
- Must be physically fit and capable of performing physically demanding work
- Must be a positive person willing to work as part of the Focus team 

Assets 
- Valid H2S and First Aid tickets
- WHMIS course 
- Pipeline Construction Safety Training is an asset
- TDG course 
- UTV operators course 
- Current Saskatchewan Pesticide Applicators Certificate 
- Agricultural background 
- Ability to identify some common and noxious weeds 
- Enrolment in an environmental or agricultural program 
- Ability to keep neat, precise records of all duties performed
- Must be dependable and willing to follow instructions
- Must be physically fit and capable of performing physically demanding work
- Must be a positive person willing to work as part of the Focus team 


What We Offer
- Competitive wages based upon experience and qualifications 
- A safe, positive work environment 
- Up to date well maintained equipment 


Please email or mail resume ensuring to include references and a cover letter. 
Contact information:
Name: Codie Cumiskey, Operations Manager
Email: hr@focusivm.com 
Address: Box 186, Eatonia, Saskatchewan S0L 0Y0
Ph: 1(306)962-7775 

Wage: 
Contact Email: hr@focusivm.com

Nursery (Tree Farm) Foreman in Training - Closing Applications: Mar 01, 2019

Employer: Mattson Tree Farm (761041 Alberta Ltd.)
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Olds

Job Description:

Mattson Tree Farm is looking for an individual to work with us in maintaining 26,000 trees currently in production in our fields. The candidate will be involved in the following tasks:

1) Tree Harvesting - basketing, tying, moving into holding yard, loading trees onto trailers and possibly hauling trees to sites across AB & SK.
2) Tree Maintenance - spraying for pests and disease, pruning all trees, straightening trees, staking trees, planting all liners, pest & disease monitoring, etc.

Our goal is to bring someone in to learn all steps of our production so one day they can be fully in charge of managing the Nursery Operation. Without doing all of the required tasks themselves, they would not be able to properly manage the tasks required to keep our nursery production at its current quality.

Wage: Starts at $15/hr but previous experience will be taken into account as well. 
Contact Email: info@mattsontreefarm.com

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

Farm or Ranch Hand - Closing Applications: Jan 31, 2019

Employer: Remington Land and Cattle
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Morse

Job Description:

Large Saskatchewan ranch seeks farm or ranch hand for permanent position. We are a large cow/calf and backgrounding operation in South Central Saskatchewan, looking for a person interested in furthering their experience in the beef industry.
Position is available as soon May 1st or sooner.
Accommodation is supplied and wages are negotiable.
If interested, please email your resume to Rob at rselke@remingtoncattle.com.

Wage: negotiable upon experience 
Contact Email: rselke@remingtoncattle.com

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