Summer Research Technician

We are looking for an ambitious and hard-working Summer Agricultural Research Technician to be a part of our team. As Summer Agricultural Research Technician, you will work closely with our program coordinators and will gain hands-on experience in all aspects of the applied research process. This includes field design and planning, implementation of projects, collecting and analyzing data and preparing extension activities.

We encourage students of agriculture and other natural science degree and diploma programs to apply. Students in fields other than natural sciences with a strong interest in agriculture will be considered. Ideal candidates will have an interest in agriculture, a strong work ethic, excellent communication and computer skills. We are looking for someone with a genuine interest in the agricultural industry!

If you enjoy time outdoors, you will appreciate the field work associated with agricultural research. Duties will include seeding preparation, seeding, mowing, spraying, harvesting, plot maintenance, roguing, soil sampling and data collection. There will also be occasional handling of livestock. Candidates should have the ability to work in a team environment and under minimal supervision.

Agricultural and machinery experience will be considered an asset, but it is not imperative as training will be provided. Please indicate on your application if you have experience with trucks, trailers, loading equipment, tractors etc. Applicants must hold a valid driver license and have a safe driving record. Local applicants are encouraged to apply. Wage is negotiable depending on experience. Start and end dates are flexible.

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]
For more info call 780-826-7260

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