Technician III

Nutrien Ag Solutions is seeking a Technician III to join our Research and Development team at our Rosebank Research Farm located 15 miles southwest of Carman, MB. As a Tech III, you will work closely with the Research Agronomist to successfully conduct experimental trials in canola, corn, soybean, wheat and barley and help test our Loveland line of high performance crop input products.

Safety is a core value at Nutrien Ag Solutions. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important that seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien Ag Solutions offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

If you feel you would like to be a part of the Nutrien Ag Solutions team, please submit your cover letter and resume to the address below.

Position: Technician III

Term: Full time permanent

Location: Nutrien Ag Solutions Research, Development & Innovation Farm – Rosebank, MB

Responsibilities: Manage, train and oversee safety of summer staff. Maintain, diagnose and repair equipment as needed. Follow procedures, preparation of seed samples, planting, spraying (hand boom and backpack, 3-pth sprayer), maintenance and harvesting of research trials, data collection, operating field equipment as well as a truck and trailer. Assist in conducting field tours. Some travel will be required.

Qualifications: Diploma in Agriculture, B.Sc. in Agriculture an asset., related experience and/or farm background an asset, attention to detail, organized, safety-oriented, ability to work independently as well as part of a team, valid driver’s license and must be willing to obtain Class 3 driver’s license, experience with pesticide application including backpack sprayers, hand booms and three-point hitch sprayers an asset. Must be eligible for membership in the Manitoba Institute of Agrologists.

How to Apply: Please submit cover letter and resume to: paul.gervais@nutrien.com

Deadline: February 4, 2019

We thank all applicants, but only candidates under consideration will be contacted for an interview.

Posted: January 17, 2019