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Job Details

Agricultural Scientist

Posted on Jan 13, 2021 by Grande Prairie Regional College

  • Location Beaverlodge, AB
  • Earnings $74,424.00 to $105,900.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 12, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Grande Prairie Regional College

Languages

English

Education

Earned doctorate degree

Experience

5 years or more

Area of Work Experience

  • Statistical analysis
  • Industrial research and development
  • Applied non-industrial research
  • Agriculture
  • Government department and/or agency
  • Research institute, laboratory or centre
  • School or educational institution/establishment

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

Statistical software

Additional Skills

  • Participate in the commercialization of new products
  • Supervise biological technologists and technicians and other scientists
  • Conduct biostatistical data analysis using computer modelling techniques

Area of Specialization

Business or education partnerships

Specific Skills

Prepare funding and grant applications and proposals

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Air conditioned

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Willing to travel
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Remote location
  • Willing to relocate

Personal Suitability

  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication

Biologists Specific Skills

  • Plan and conduct studies of the environment, and of the population, distribution, structure and functional characteristics and behaviour of plants and animals
  • Study, identify and classify plant and animal specimens
  • Conduct experiments in plant or animal growth, heredity and breeding

Microbiologists and Cell and Molecular Biologists Specific Skills

  • Conduct research into the structure, function, ecology, biotechnology and genetics of micro-organisms, including bacteria, fungi, protozoans, and algae
  • Conduct studies into the identification, effects and control of human, plant and animal pathogens and toxins

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Feb 12, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Agricultural Scientist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Biologists
INNOVATIVE

Interest in synthesizing information to conduct ecological and environmental impact studies and to prepare reports, and to develop new practices in biological research

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with instruments and equipment to conduct experiments in plant and animal growth, heredity and breeding

DIRECTIVE

Interest in consulting to advise on issues related to biological processes and research and the development of new products; may supervise biological technologists and technicians and other scientists

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Microbiologists and Cell and Molecular Biologists
INNOVATIVE

Interest in synthesizing information to study the effects and control of human, plant and animal pathogens and toxins

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with instruments to conduct clinical and laboratory studies to test, evaluate and screen drugs and pharmaceuticals, and to conduct molecular and biochemical studies and experiments into genetic expression, gene manipulation and recombinant DNA technology

DIRECTIVE

Interest in consulting to advise on issues related to the development of new practices and products at the cellular and molecular level; may supervise biological technologists and technicians and other scientists

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

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