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Agricultural Scientist Posted on Jan 03, 2018 by Mackenzie Applied Research Association

  • Location Fort Vermilion, AB
  • Earnings $50,000.00 to $60,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 02, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Mackenzie Applied Research Association

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Area of Work Experience

  • Statistical analysis
  • Applied non-industrial research
  • Agriculture

Additional Skills

  • Supervise biological technologists and technicians and other scientists
  • Conduct biostatistical data analysis using computer modelling techniques

Specific Skills

Keep financial records and establish, maintain and balance various accounts using manual and computerized bookkeeping systems

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Air conditioned

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required

Ability to Supervise

5-10 people

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Remote location
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Personal Suitability

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

Advertised Until

Feb 02, 2018

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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Agricultural Scientist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Biologists
NOC code: 2121.1
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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