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DATE POSTED: Dec 08,2016
LOCATION: Sexsmith, AB
CATEGORY : Summer Student
BUSINESS UNIT : Crop Production Services (Retail)
JOB ID: 2016-5064
FULL JOB TITLE: Seasonal Crop Scout Assistant
At Crop Production Services, a division of Agrium Inc, our mission statement is that 'We are committed to being the leading provider of agricultural inputs in each of our markets. We will attract and retain outstanding employees by motivating and rewarding them for their accomplishments in providing exceptional service to our valued customers
Seasonal Crop Scout Assistant - Sexsmith, AB
Starting: May to August, 2017
This role allows you to develop diagnostic agronomy skills and inter-personal skills while providing you insight into the sales, operational and administrative functions of the company. The Crop Scout Assistant is an excellent entry level role and opens the door to future opportunities with Crop Production Services locally and world-wide.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be assigned either single or multiple CPS branches in a specific geography. You will report to one supervisor who is responsible for your schedule, safety procedure training and agronomy training including weed, insect and disease identification, pest and crop population counts, crop and weed staging and other diagnostic issues that may occur in farmer’s fields. You will have daily contact with your supervisor along with location representatives and other Crop Scout Assistants as required. You will be supplied with equipment to do your job which may include a vehicle, a quad, cell phone and other equipment as necessary.
The successful candidate will be required to satisfy CPS pre-employment requirements which include Criminal Background Check, Drug & Alcohol Testing and a Current Driver's Abstract.