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Senior Agronomist

Job Order #: 5305769

Employer Name:
Grasslands Recruitment Specialists
Posted Date:
08-Oct-2013
Location:
SASKATOON
 
# of Positions:
1
Employment Terms:
Full Time
Education:
University Bachelor's Degree
Experience:
3-5 Years
Apply By:
08-Nov-2013
How to Apply?:
Self-register and apply through http://bit.ly/17b6CyK

Application Information

Employer Name:
Grasslands Recruitment Specialists

Contact Name:
Todd Vallee

Contact Phone:
888.778.0570

Contact Email:
todd@grasslandsgroup.com

Employer Website:
bit.ly/17b6CyK


Description

Our client employs specialists and gives their team the autonomy to perform their work well. They allow their team to work hard and play hard  providing each the chance to establish their own ideal work-life balance. They recognize that producers want a specialist who knows their operation, loves technology, and will partner with them to achieve long-term, superior results.

Focus on the science under the soil and emphasize on soil fertility practices in the different soil zones in Saskatchewan. This position provides clients with solution-based suggestions, field scale research, and technical support services that concentrate on increasing their individual production from an agronomy standpoint. Precision in recording details both in and out of the office is a requirement.  This position would be based out of your home office in Saskatchewan, and would entail flexible hours and travel.

You will be supported by a team that covers everything from soil testing to GIS; allowing you to focus on your passion - agronomy. As clients are throughout Saskatchewan, you will travel regularly to oversee their operations; ensuring exceptional customer service for each operation regardless of its location.

Strong consideration will be given to:
- Individuals in the process of obtaining a Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) designation
- Five (5) years of practical hands-on knowledge
- Completion of a college diploma or degree in Agriculture
- Understanding of GIS, GPS, and remote sensing is mandatory
- Willingness and ability to operate clients equipment

If you have the stated qualifications coupled with a desire to be a Specialist, and hands-on field experience are encouraged to apply.  Full details will be provided to short-listed candidates.

 

Skills and Abilities

Field Crop Specializations
 - Cereals
 - Forage crops
 - Specialty crops
Type Of Work Experience
 - Agribusiness
 - Field crops
 - Soil science
Work Setting
 - Agribusiness
 - Private industry
Specific Skills - Field Crops
 - Plant nutrition
 - Plant growth and development
 - Plant disease, pest and weed prevention and eradication

 

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