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Field Technician Job

DATE POSTED: Aug 10,2017

LOCATION: Saskatoon, SK

CATEGORY : Sales & Business Development

BUSINESS UNIT : Crop Production Services (Retail)

JOB ID: 2017-5934

FULL JOB TITLE: Seasonal Field Technician

If you live safety always and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.

Cultivating Excellence is Crop Production Service's culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is about achieving superior results with integrity together while connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.

While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to lead your own engagement. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never envisioned while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.

Who You Will Work With

You will work daily beside teams of people who care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential. You will find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working side by side in an inclusive culture.

Seasonal Greenhouse Technician- Saskatoon, SK

As a temporary member of the Canola Development Team, you will be responsible for daily greenhouse tasks relating to double haploid production. This is a part-time position with possibility for extension depending on business needs. Multiple positions are available.

Located in Saskatoon, SK and reporting to the Growth Facilities Staff, you will be responsible for completing day to day tasks relating to the care and health of double haploid plants in the greenhouse.

You will be responsible for the following duties:

Providing assistance with tasks relating to the Growth Facilities Program may include:

  • Pure seed production of greenhouse plants.
  • General maintenance of greenhouse plants.
  • Execution of Integrated Pest Management systems.
  • Harvest / Hand Threshing.
  • Greenhouse sanitation and clean up.

Assisting other related programs as required.


  • Punctual, reliable, and able to work hot humid environments.
  • A high level of attention to detail resulting in consistent outcomes.
  • Proven problem-solving abilities in team and individual settings.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Versatile and efficient.
  • Willingness to learn and apply new information practically.

Salary Grade -FOP-1

Why Crop Production Services?

Winning together; our culture coupled with great people, who deliver results with integrity, is what sets Crop Production Services apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Crop Production Services an award winning company. We are listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.

Crop Production Services, an Agrium company, is committed to building an inclusive workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities and veterans.

We believe our diverse and inclusive workforce helps us communicate effectively and adds to our business success. This is just one of the reasons Agrium has been honored as one ofCanada's Best Diversity Employers for the past eight years. Additionally, our Employee Resource Groups – the Women's Inclusion Network and the Young Professionals Network, create awareness and opportunity for constructive action and dialogue.

Those passionate about this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly at While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

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