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Job Details

Field Crop Technician

Posted on Sep 18, 2020 by Beyond Agronomy Inc

  • Location Three Hills, AB
  • Earnings $26.00 to $33.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Nov 12, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Beyond Agronomy Inc

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Experience

Experience an asset

Area of Work Experience

  • Production operations
  • Applied research
  • Field crops

Area of Specialization

  • Agriculture
  • Production system

Specific Skills

  • Report signs of insect or disease damage
  • Diagnose disease, injury and decay and plan appropriate treatment
  • Assist in analysis of data and preparation of reports
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Conduct field research and surveys to collect data and samples
  • Identify and control insect, disease and weed problems

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Dusty

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Various locations

Biological Technologist Specific Skills

Conduct field research and surveys to collect data and samples

Biological Technician Specific Skills

Assist in analysis of data and preparation of reports

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Excellent oral communication

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.

By Mail:

Box 1696
Three Hills, Alberta T0M2A0

Advertised Until

Nov 12, 2020

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 Field Crop Technician is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Biological Technologists
METHODICAL

Interest in precision working with scientific equipment to perform experimental procedures in agriculture, plant breeding, animal husbandry, biology and biomedical research; and in conducting environmental monitoring and compliance activities for the protection of fisheries stocks, wildlife and other natural resources

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing data; and in conducting field research, surveys and operational programs

directive

Interest in supervising operational programs such as fish hatcheries, greenhouses and livestock production

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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Biological Technicians
METHODICAL

Interest in assisting biologists to conduct laboratory analyses and biological, microbiological and biochemical tests

objective

Interest in precision working with laboratory equipment to conduct experiments and tests

innovative

Interest in compiling information to assist in conducting field research and surveys; and in collecting data and samples

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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