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Sales Representative - Horticulture Job

DATE POSTED: Jul 22,2017


CATEGORY : Sales & Business Development

BUSINESS UNIT : Crop Production Services (Retail)

JOB ID: 2017-5801

FULL JOB TITLE: Sales Representative, Horticulture

Sales Representative, Horticulture

Calgary, AB

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.

Reporting to the Horticultural Sales Manager the successful candidate will be calling on greenhouses, nursery and market gardens which produce a wide range of ornamental and edible plants. You will be supported by an established branch office and warehouse in Calgary staffed with an experienced team of individuals with a proven track record of proficient distribution and customer service. Representing the industry’s leading product lines, Evergro has a long history of assisting customers to maximize their production and quality.

Key Tasks:

  • Contacting both new and existing customers to support them in their businesses
  • Coordinating product trials and assessing results
  • Attending trade shows and grower meetings
  • Assist with managing and forecasting inventory
  • Providing sales forecasts and hitting targets
  • Collecting market data


  • Living our 3 Safety First principles: Do it safely or not at all. There is always time to do it safely. Care for each other’s health, safety, and security
  • You are a self-motivated professional who enjoys working independently and is capable of building strong mutually-beneficial customer relationships
  • You have a strong formal background and/or post-secondary education in horticulture/agriculture
  • You have extensive knowledge and experience in handling chemicals, pesticides, and associated products
  • You have demonstrated uncompromised commitment to Safety, strong work ethic, exceptional customer service skills, and ability to work as a team player
  • You have proficiency with MS Office software tools such as Outlook, Word, Excel and a willingness to become efficient with software tools used in our organization

Ability to meet the CPS policy requirements by completing a Criminal Background Check, Drug & Alcohol Testing, and Driving Record Abstract is required.

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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