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Account Manager - Deadline - Oct 30/19 or until suitable applicant found
Account Manager - Synergy Credit Union
 
Are you dedicated to financial health & wellness? Are you a passionate lender committed to working with our personal, agricultural and business members to offer them exceptional member service?
 
The Account Manager is a lending position that assists our members in seeking financing for life’s big purchases. Our goal is to deliver exceptional high-quality service in the areas of personal, commercial and agricultural lending. The majority of your portfolio will include business and agricultural members, and uncovering any lending needs they may have. You are also integral in obtaining new business for our Credit Union.
 
If building relationships with others, problem solving, and challenges interests you…..this dynamic lending career is what you’re looking for.
A typical day may look like:
- Interacting with our members, or potential members, to uncover lending needs & additional needs
- Discussing / issuing loans, mortgages, and promoting other financing options/services to move them forward in their personal life, their business, or on the farm
- Promoting our Credit Union within our communities in a wide variety of ways, including: support for business development activities, volunteerism, phone calls, emails, and participation in campaigns
 
You will be successful in this role if you:
- Are infectiously positive! Your passion to connect with members in person, by telephone or electronically, comes easy to you. You have the ability to promote our products and services with ease.
- You enjoy collecting information from our members, understanding their story, then balancing their story with the framework within which we work (i.e. legislative requirements, policy, and procedure)
- Are a hungry learner, you stay ahead of trend when it comes to financial products, financial services, and technology. You are adaptable! You seek to bring the best the industry has to offer our members.
 
If it sounds like we expect a lot – we do! We’ve created a member-passionate workplace with an extraordinary culture.
 
Qualifications:
- A High School Diploma, and 1 – 3 years of related experience in a financial services setting or other sales-oriented roles may be considered. Work experience and/or education in the areas of business &/or agriculture would be considered assets
- An understanding of lending requirements is an asset
- A solid working knowledge of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Skype, with preference given to those with experience in customer management software
 
Location: Lloydminster or any of our other 9 locations
Hours: Full-time - 37.5 hours weekly
Salary range: $41,000 - $69,000/annually. The Account Manager position has various levels (trainee, 1, 2 or 3). Placement within these levels is dependent on lending experience &/or education.
 
Note: You may assist other branch locations, therefore access to reliable transportation and willingness to support other teams is required.
 
To apply: Submit your cover letter and resume to: careers@synergycu.ca.
 
We thank you for your interest, we will only contact those under consideration. If you are successful for this role, you will undergo a bonding process that includes a criminal record check and credit check.
 
We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer


Country Operations Intern - Deadline - Oct 25/19 or until suitable candidate found
Country Operations Intern

Company:Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited
Application Deadline:
(Students from the Agriculture-related field of study program are encouraged to apply)

Job Location:Winnipeg, MB
Position Type:Full-time Contract, Summer

Contact Information:
Name:Theresa Bolton, Corporate Director of Recruitment
Address:1400-201 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3K6
Ph:2049874493
Email:tbolton@pandh.ca

Job Description:
As a Country Operations Intern, you will take the first steps in your chosen field, receiving invaluable training and experience in many aspects of P&H’s Canadian business. In this role, you will provide support to country facilities in the areas of crop inputs, grain operations, or a combination thereof.
Your day to day activities will include:
oAssisting the facility as needed to support the crop inputs business
oProactively scout fields and assist Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) with recommendations to our farm customers
oMaintain chemical sheds in a clean and organized fashion
oAssist in unloading inbound trucks and shipments of product and outbound shipments for farmers
oAssist the facility in organizing and tracking inventory in chemical sheds
oDeliver product to farmers when necessary
oAssist CSRs with data entry and paperwork as required
oAssisting the facility as needed to support the grain business
oAssist in unloading inbound trucks and shipments of grain
oAssist in performing routine grain sampling (i.e. dockage testing)
oAssist with data entry and paperwork as required
oWorking with other business areas and departments as required
oWork collaboratively with facility employees to ensure the smooth operation of the facility
oFoster a culture of respect and a positive, progressive environment for all employees and customers

Job Qualifications:
The successful candidate should enter the position with the following qualifications:
oEnrollment in a degree or diploma program in an agriculture-related field
oExperience or background in the agriculture industry is an asset
oAbility to work independently, as well as contribute to a team
oStrong analytical, organizational and time-management skills
oStrong communication skills
oStrong knowledge of Microsoft Office

Hours:40 hours/week
Job Start Date:May 4, 2020
Job End Date:August 28, 2020

Application Requirements: Resume and References
How to Apply: Online

Agribusiness Assistant - Deadline - Nov 29/19
Agribusiness Assistant

Company:Richardson International
Application Deadline: November 29, 2019

Job Location:Winnipeg
Position Type:Full-time
 
Contact Information:
Name:Hailey Miousse, Recruitment Coordinator
Address:2800-One Lombard Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0X8
Ph:204-934-4314
Email:careers@richardson.ca

Job Description:
At Richardson International, being truly invested is at the heart of everything we do. For over 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. Richardson has approximately 3,000 employees across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. At Richardson, we are committed to enhancing our facilities and services and investing in our people and our communities.

Working with Richardson opens the door to a world of possibility. We are currently recruiting new graduates to join our Richardson Pioneer Ag Business Centres across Western Canada. As an Agribusiness Assistant (ABA) you will have the opportunity to take part in a one-year development program with exposure to major areas within agribusiness and agronomy. This one-year program is designed to help ABAs identify their specific career path in Agronomy, Agribusiness, Grain Sales and Marketing, Crop Inputs or Operations.

Responsibilities:
You will gain hands on experience in:
• Crop Inputs
• Agronomy
• Grain Handling, Grading and Blending
• Grain Marketing and Sales
• Operations Management

Job Qualifications:
• Graduate of an Agriculture or Business degree or diploma program
• Interested in a career in Agronomy, Agribusiness, Crop Input Sales or Grain Marketing
• Safety focused, organized and detail oriented
• Excelled communication and interpersonal skills
• Strong sense of initiative with the ability to work as a team

Salary:competitive
Job Start Date:April 27, 2020

Application Requirements: Resume and Cover Letter
How to Apply: Online
Agribusiness Summer Student - Deadline - Nov 29/19
Agribusiness Summer Student

Company:Richardson International
Application Deadline: November 29, 2019

Job Location:Winnipeg, MB
Position Type:Summer

Contact Information:
Name:Hailey Miousse, Recruitment Coordinator
Address:2800-One Lombard Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0X8
Ph:204-934-4134
Email:careers@richardson.ca

Job Description:
At Richardson International, being truly invested is at the heart of everything we do. For over 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. Richardson has approximately 3,000 employees across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. At Richardson, we are committed to enhancing our facilities and services and investing in our people and our communities.

Working with Richardson opens the door to a world of possibility. We are currently recruiting self-motivated post-secondary students to join our Richardson Pioneer Ag Business Centres across Western Canada. As an Agribusiness Summer Student you will be responsible for supporting the efficient and profitable operation of our Ag Business Centre. You will have the opportunity to gain exposure in Agronomy, Grain and Crop Inputs.

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

Job Qualifications:
• Strong interest and knowledge of Agriculture
• Safety focused, organized and detail oriented
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Pursuing a degree or diploma in an Agriculture-related field (Agronomy, Plant Science, Soil Science)
• An Agriculture background is considered an asset

Job Start Date:April 27, 2020
Job End Date:August 28, 2020

Application Requirements: Resume and Cover Letter
How to Apply: Online

Wheat Seeds Production Research Assistant - Summer - Deadline - Nov 30/19
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Wheat Seeds Production Research Assistant – Summer Intern
Contract Duration – 4 - 6 months

Location: Edmonton and Crossfields

Responsibilities:
As a Wheat Production Research Assistant, you will join our team where you will be involved in
•Plot trials for Hybrid Spring Wheat Production Research. The successful candidate will participate in programs evaluating innovative spring wheat seed production methods. The main objective of the program is to improve and optimize production systems that influence seed quality and seed yield from parental lines.
•The assistant will be responsible for field activities related to the management and data collection from two sites located in Edmonton and Calgary area.
•In addition to data collection, there are responsibilities that include but are not limited to the timely execution of agronomic practices such as seeding, pest control, plot maintenance, harvesting and sample processing. This position also has direct responsibility for communicating with growers from time to time.
Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Qualifications:
•Above average communication skills and the understanding of working on team settings.
•Ability to work with diverse personalities while maintaining mutual respect.
•Knowledge of seed physiology, seed pathology or seed production.
•Demonstrable problem-solving skills and comfortable working alone from time to time.
•Ability to be flexible and modify plans as situations arise to minimize impact on results.
•Experience with farm equipment.
•Agronomic knowledge attained through pursuing your degree in Agriculture or similar program, preferably along with experience in the Agriculture Industry.
•A valid class 5 driver’s license is required for this position.
•Able to travel domestically; approximately 75% during wheat growing season.

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

Please apply to the Following Link:
https://basf.jobs/north-america-rd/job/Edmonton-Wheat-Seed-Production-Research-Associate-AB/562488901/?feedId=111101

Pen Riders - Deadline - open until suitable candidates found
Hamiota Feedlot Ltd. is currently seeking a full time, permanent pen rider to join our team.
 
Located 3 miles west of Hamiota, MB. We are looking for ambitious candidates that take pride in their work and want to grow alongside our company.
 
Duties may include but are not limited to:
- Herd Health
- Treating of sick animals
- Drug Inventory
- Operating machinary
 
We offer an exceptional benefit package after 3 months probation and 2 weeks holidays after 1 year. Wage depends on experience and will be negotiated Resumes can be sent to lindsay@hamiotafeedlot.com.

Formulation Specialist - Deadline - Nov 15/19
Formulation Specialist -- Corteva
1-year contract – Strathmore, AB

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

The Formulation Specialist is responsible for the accurate formulation of feed products for the company’s consulting nutritionists. This role will liaise with internal teams to ensure accurate administration of pricing, customer information and regulatory compliance.

•Day to day oversight and administration of livestock feed set up/maintenance and formulation projects
•Develop an understanding and the associated nutritional knowledge of ingredients used in feed manufacturing
•Implement new/update existing formulas as provided by beef and dairy consultants, including late/urgent formula requests
•Implement new/update existing third party manufactured formulations, apply changes to formulation and accounting software
•Develop relationships with Plant Managers, Procurement and Logistics team, Finance team and consulting beef and dairy nutritionists
•Liaise with VP of Sales and Nutrition and Procurement and Logistics team relating to timing and application of bulk ingredient changes, updating applicable formulations
•Understand NDS ration balancing software and its relationship to the Nutrimix formulation platform
•Maintain Nutrimix and NDS nutrient and cost files, circulate to beef and dairy consultants
•Keep up to date regarding CFIA, Health Canada and HACCP/Feed Assure regulatory requirements affecting formulation, rework, feed labels and Safety Data Sheets
•Administration of CFIA feed registrations and renewals
•Administration of internal tools to manage formulation tracking, feed label compliance, farm information, mapping and pricing
•Administration of customer-facing tools and projects as required and assigned (ROF data, heifer heights etc.)
•Support Quality Assurance Coordinator relating to HACCP, Feed Assure and auditing
•Backup to Plant Managers for daily drug inventory
•Forage sample logins (as required)
•Maintain and update department procedures
•Other duties and special projects as required and assigned

Skills & Experience Required

•Enthusiasm for continuous learning relevant to the role with a keen desire to take on new challenges
•Ability to prioritize individual responsibilities and effectively manage time
•Ability to work in a fast-paced team and inter-departmental environment
•Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail
•Basic knowledge of animal production systems and nutritional practices
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Qualifications include:

•Minimum BSc in Animal Science or related discipline. Equivalent combinations of education, experience and training will be considered
•High level of computer competency and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
•Previous agriculture industry experience
•Previous experience with ration balancing and/or feed formulation software would be beneficial
Our current success!

Over the last 14 years, More Than Just Feed (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 More Than Just Feed 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.
 
How to apply
Please send resumes to careers@mtjf.ca


Summer Research Assistant - Deadline - Nov 15/19 or until suitable candidate found
Summer Research Assistant (207785W-02)
Ardrossan, AB, CA

Corteva Agriscience™,
has an opportunity for a Summer 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 the 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.
 
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.
•Ability to work unsupervised and complete tasks in a timely manner
•Ability to complete tasks both individually or as part of a team.
•Computer skills (MS excel)
•SAFE operation of trucks, tractors, trailers and equipment
 
The following are preferred, but not necessary:
•Previous agriculture, field crop, or plot research experience
•Familiar with machinery operation (tractor, cultivator, rototiller, sprayer, etc.).
•Interest in research (Previous experience in conducting experiments an asset)

Apply online at: https://careers.corteva.com/ShowJob/JobId/371587/Summer-Research-Assistant

Summer Crop Scout - Deadline - Nov 15/19
Summer Crop Scout
 
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 2020.
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
 
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.
 
Interested candidates can submit their resumes before November 15, 2019 to Craig Shand at cshand1973@gmail.com
website www.chinookagronomics.com
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Client Success Intern - Deadline - Nov 10/19
Client Success Intern

Company:Farmers Edge
Application Deadline: 10-Nov-2019

Job Location:Calgary, AB
Position Type:Contract

Contact Information:
Email:niki.nelson@farmersedge.ca

Job Description:
Farmers Edge is a global leader in decision agriculture servicing over 24 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 Intern

Reporting to the Client Success Manager, the Client Success Intern will be instrumental in 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. Over the course of the internship, there will be opportunity to create stories from experiences to present on to your team.

What you'll be doing:
•Build strong relationships with both new and existing clients;
•Manage farm client relationships 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;
•Utilize the field centric data contained within Farm Command to generate stories that relate to our customers current and potential usage of the platform. Present these stories to the Farmers Edge team at the competition of the internship;
•Probe growers by asking questions to collect information for the purpose of creating stories;
•Respond to all inquiries from Farmers Edge clients and handle issues that may arise;
•Provide input and feedback to reporting manager 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;
•Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:
What you'll need to succeed:
•Currently enrolled or recent graduate in Agricultural or related field at a university or college level;
•Some agricultural experience would be an asset;
•Comfortable developing new relationships and presenting;
•Self-starter attitude and comfortable being in an autonomous role;
•Able to travel throughout the region, potential overnight;
•Valid drivers license with a reasonably clear driving record.

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.
https://www.applicantpro.com/j/1217332-133806

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

Job Start Date:10-Nov-2019

Application Requirements: Resume and References
How to Apply: Online

Trait Development Associate - Deadline - Nov 29/19
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Trait Development Associate

Contract Duration – 4 - 6 months
Location: Edmonton

As a Trait Development Associate, you will be involved in the advancement of new traits to be developed in support of local and global programs.
 
Responsibilities:
• 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

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

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

Please apply to the Following Link:
http://bit.ly/traitdevelopmentassociate

Seasonal Technical Associate - Deadline - Nov 29/19
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Seed Production Research Assistant

Contract Duration – 4 - 6 months
Location: Lethbridge

Responsibilities:
As a, Seed Production Research Assistant you will join our team where you will be involved in plot and field scale trials for the Certified Seed Supply team. The successful candidate will participate in programs evaluating innovative seed canola production methods. The main objective of the program is to improve and optimize production systems that influence seed quality and seed yield from parental lines. The assistant will be responsible for field activities related to the management and data collection from multiple sites located in Southern Alberta, in addition to the collection of data there are responsibilities that include but are not limited to the timely execution of agronomic practices such as planting, spraying, crop synchronization, mowing harvesting and sample processing.
Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Qualifications:
•Above average communication skills and the understanding of working on team settings.
•Demonstrable problem-solving skills / comfortable working alone from time to time.
•Ability to be flexible and modify plans as situations arise minimizing impact on results
•Experience with farm equipment (Highly desired)
•Agronomic knowledge attained through pursuing your degree in Agriculture or similar program, preferably along with experience in the Agriculture or Farming Industry.

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

Please apply to the Following Link:
http://bit.ly/seedproductionassociate


Seasonal Technical Associate - Deadline - Nov 29/19
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Seasonal Technical Associate

Contract Duration – 4 -6 months
Location: Alberta

Job duties include:

•Organize and help manage large scale field trials
-Involves activities such as seeding, spraying and harvest operations, establishment and evaluation on 40 ac trials initiated by growers on crop protection products
•Conduct evaluations in season including but not limited to:
-Plant vigor, establishment, plant count measurements and other observations
-Seed Treatment, Herbicide and Fungicide efficacy assessments
•Customer tours and presentations
•Operation of plot tractor and sprayer
•Responsible for transportation of equipment from site to site with a truck and flat deck trailer
•Professional conduct with direct interaction with growers and retail stakeholders
•Strong commitment to safety

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Qualifications:

•Enrolled/recently completed an agriculture science or related degree program
•Strong agronomic competence
•High level of enthusiasm and strong communication skills
•Strong commitment to learn and gain experience in technical development
•Mobility to travel within your assigned region, manage your own schedule and work independently in pursuit of team goals
•Manitoba Applicants require a Class 3 Endorsement on the Driver’s License (can be acquired in season).
•Saskatchewan Applicants require a 1G Driver’s License (can be acquired in season).
•Aberta – valid drivers licence required
•Experience with the operation of farm equipment and sprayers is an asset

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

Apply at the link below
http://bit.ly/seasonaltechnicalassociate



Seasonal Sales Associate - Deadline - Nov 29/19
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Seasonal Sales Associate :
Contract Duration – 4 – 6 months

Location: Edmonton

Job duties include:

•Manage and proactively call on a customer list of growers to drive BASF innovation and sales
•Record and maintain customer information and sales progress
•Support demonstration site tours and grower events
•Lead field scale project and scout fields with influential growers to gain technical understanding of BASF product line
•Communicate and collaborate with growers and BASF staff to grow the business and enhance relationships within the industry
•Must be able to travel within assigned Territory

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Qualifications:

•Enrolled/recently completed an agriculture or related degree program
•Passionate about the industry and looking to further their sales and business management skills
•Excellent communication and organizational skills
•Valid Driver‘s License

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

Please apply to the Following Link:
http://bit.ly/seasonalsaleassociate


Product Specialist Lending - Deadline - Oct 20/19 or until suitable candidate found
Product Specialist-Lending (10 Month Term Certain Salary)
Vermilion, AB
 
At AFSC, we recognize that the key to our success is our people. As a progressive and rapidly changing organization, we continue to develop and nurture our reputation as a great place to work and are always looking for skilled individuals to join our team in one of our 44 offices located throughout Alberta.


Responsibilities:
*This position is anticipated to be for a duration of 10 months, with the possibility of an extension.*

Reporting to the Team Coordinator, the Product Specialist - Lending is responsible for responding to the needs of clients within their area of expertise. The role is designed to provide lending expertise coupled with basic knowledge of specific AFSC products and some acquired knowledge of the clients’ business/operations in providing such support. The Product Specialist - Lending will:

• Take an active part in pre-sales activities that includes identifying potential sales opportunities, qualifying leads, and recommending an approach to a client/prospect;
• Collaborate with the Relationship Management team members to enhance the value proposition offered by AFSC through its suite of products and services to the agricultural market;
• Share client feedback on existing products and processes with the Delivery Team;
• Provide the coordination and flow of documentation to ensure efficient processing of client applications;
• Collaborate with other team members who have expertise in insurance, lending or agri-stability.

Technical:
• Sound understanding of the principles of credit granting and risk management;
• Basic knowledge of AFSC products related to their area of expertise;
• Knowledge of the Agricultural market;
• Market intelligence on the industry, competitor activity and resultant client impact;
• Ability to effectively utilize the corporate computer systems and software.

Enabling:
• Basic sales principles;
• Effective communication skills and ability to convey product information;
• Analysis skills;
• Knowledge of transactional processes;
• Collaborative and respectful team member.

Qualifications:
Preferred:
• A University Degree and 4 years proven related experience or a Diploma and 6 years proven related experience

Minimum:
• 2 year College Diploma and 2 years proven related experience.

Pro-active in continued professional and personal skill development is an ongoing expectation.

Salary:
$56,076 to $107,436 per annum

What Students Say
With the Student-Managed Farm you learn to be accountable for what you’re doing and the choices you make. You get an understanding of what it’s like to be out in industry or on a farm making decisions that count.

– Anthony Biglieni

Agribusiness Class of 2006

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College has been a integral partner in growing our own through the school of business. As an alumnus of the college, I have first-hand learning experience in the school of business. The professors welcome Servus Credit Union to facilitate classes in the Business Ethics course each year.

– Sandi Unruh

Senior Human Resources Consultant

What Faculty & Staff Say
Vertex has had great experience bringing on students from Lakeland College. We have found the Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management) program to provide students with good academic knowledge of the environmental industry and the criteria that governs the land reclamation

– Sean Fuller B.Sc., P.Ag.

Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

What Alumni Say
There is no way I would be where I am today without Lakeland College. It inspired me to be a better person and to get a job in something I love doing. I am so thankful I had such a great experience at Lakeland and I hope future students do as well.

– Danielle Gaboury

Business studies, Class of 2016.

What Students Say
I recommend the UT program to people all the time. The smaller setting Lakeland offers, is very conducive to learning. It's less intimidating than the larger universities and allows for more class interactions and discussions

– Kelly Mykytuk

2nd year UT student, 2017-18

What Alumni Say
Choosing to attend Lakeland College was one of the best decisions that I’ve made in my life so far. The welcoming and friendly Lakeland environment encourages a place of excellence, and fosters the ability to be successful not only in school, but in life.

– Mariah Van’t Hof

University Transfer, Class of 2015

What Alumni Say
I have loved my experience at Lakeland. The teachers are personable, and quick to share about their own experiences. They encouraged me to run with my own ideas and see what would happen; they got excited about my designs, which gave me the confidence to do my best and be more creative.

– Payton Ramstead

Class of 2016, Interior Design student.

What Alumni Say
At Lakeland College you are guaranteed to have time out of the classroom where you can put everything you learned together and actually see that what you’re learning is relevant.

– Alisa Brace

Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The friendships I made, the experiences we were provided with, and the welcoming atmosphere of the Vermilion Campus made my time at Lakeland extremely valuable and memorable

– Grayden Kay

Animal Science & Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College was a learning environment unlike any other school. It allows students to learn beyond the classroom, and staff and faculty genuinely want to see students succeed. It’s a place where you can feel comfortable asking questions and where everyone has a place and fits in.

– Carson Reid

Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The instructors were the highlight of my time at Lakeland. It made a huge impact on my college experience to have instructors who challenged, encouraged, and believed in me.

– Jessica Cadrain

Child & Youth Care, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
At the beginning of my first year, I was really stressed out as I felt I had no artistic ability. But with the instruction and time put in by the interior design faculty, I was able to develop my artistic abilities. Now I am fully confident in and exceeding well in the artistic side of this career!

– Naomi Mason

Interior Design Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I just feel like you get the best education at Lakeland, especially from the time that the instructors can actually spend with you. I like the class sizes too – everything’s been great about my Lakeland experience.

– Dean Coulson

Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I do give Lakeland College credit for reigniting my interest and even preparing me for Miss Rodeo Canada. Lakeland helped me to grow enough to have the confidence to think I could take on that role and become that person. I think that I have and I am really grateful for that

– Ali Mullin

Agribusiness, class of 2014, former Miss Rodeo Canada.

What Alumni Say
I feel the professors at Lakeland actually prepared me for the profession. It’s impossible to be just a number here when there are 12 students in all of your classes. When the school advertised small class sizes, they actually meant it.

– Stephen Mark Visser

Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I was involved in the president’s gala in April where I was an emcee for the evening, it was a great experience, and I had a lot of fun doing it and would recommend it to everyone.”

– Lucas Tetreault

HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I would recommend Lakeland College for the simple fact that it's for everybody. As a mature student who went back to school much later than his 18th year, I was immediately accepted, and not ostracized in the least

– Donald James Shaw

Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
All the hands-on learning was great and very helpful once placed into the industry. Having clients leave with a smile after each service assured me that I was in the right field of work. I would recommend Lakeland to anyone.

– Courtnee Coolidge

Esthetician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The professors care so much about their students at Lakeland and are able to know each and every one of them by name, so much so that they are able to nominate a ton of students for awards.

– Stephanie Wakefeild

University Transfer, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
They really put you in the lead at Lakeland. Lakeland cares about its students, empowers them, and gives them opportunities to achieve their goals. I don’t see Lakeland as a stepping stone or a first step – I see it as a bridge and an integral part of my education.

– Alyssa Wells

University Transfer, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I wanted to get experience in the field of assessment as it would give me exposure to what it’s like day to day. It was an invaluable experience as I find it hard to imagine what it would be like working in a particular field or area until I’m doing the work.

– Sheldon Farrell

Real estate appraisal and assessment, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
In the campus spa, they give you time to work with each client so nothing is rushed and you’re able to concentrate on providing the best service you can to your client.

– Daphney Couturier

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
It’s going to be a lot easier to start our first jobs having this experience and having been able to build our confidence in the campus spa. I love that we get to have this opportunity.

– Darby Watchel

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Employers Say
Lakeland is a great place to find employees. The college provides real world training that equips soon-to-be employees with knowledge and people skills that are highly sought after in the agriculture industry these days.

– Dustin Dinwoodie

Key Account Manager – Western Canada Arysta LifeScience

What Alumni Say
The hands-on field trips, quality of education i received, professors who are invested in your success, and all the friends I made. I exceeded my academic expectations and I also had a lot of fun. If i had to do it all over gain, i would choose Lakeland!

– Nicole (Audet) Pysh

Class of 2006, Environmental Protection & Class of 2008, Applied Environmental Degree