Ag-Quest Inc. — ,

Posted: November 13, 2022
Agricultural Summer Research Technicians (multiple positions in Western Canada)

competitive salary

Ag-Quest Inc. — ,

Locations:

Manitoba: Elm Creek & Minto

Saskatchewan: Saskatoon & Ridgedale

Alberta: Taber

Term: May 1 – August 31st, 2023

Previous research or farm experience is not necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Post-secondary students or non-students
  • Strong communication skills and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work extended hours as required

Assets:                                                       

  • Any type of previous research or farm experience (include on your application)
  • Enrolled in or completion of   science-based programs
  • Comfortable working with small plot equipment, including tractor, seeder, sprayer and combine

Duties:

  • Work as part of a team and independently
  • Establishment and maintenance of small plot research trials
  • Operating plot equipment
  • Data Collection
  • Record keeping/Data entry

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Explore a career path in agricultural research
  • Training and experience in scientific principles and sampling techniques
  • Gain valuable equipment expertise

Applicants:

Ag-Quest has a COVID-19 vaccination and physical distancing policy in effect until January 5, 2023 which may be renewed, the policy can be viewed at https://agquest.com/policy. All candidates are required to comply with all policies in effect at the start date of employment. Please send your resume, stating which Research Site you are applying for, to careers@agquest.com. Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.  This position will remain open until filled. Co-op students are welcome to apply, please indicate in your cover letter. If you require additional information, please email careers@agquest.com.