Crop Scout (Summer Student Position) job in Simcoe ON at FS PARTNERS, a division of GROWMARK, Inc.

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Employer - FS PARTNERS, a division of GROWMARK, Inc.
Job title - Crop Scout (Summer Student Position)
Job Description

Are you looking to get first-hand, boots on the ground experience in Agronomy?
Scouting with FS PARTNERS this summer is an amazing opportunity to do this!
If you love the outdoors, working independently and are interested in learning about weed ID, crop staging, insects and diseases, have we got the position for you!
Come be part of the Agronomy team at FS PARTNERS for a fun, unforgettable summer, from which you will gain experiences that you will take with you throughout your entire career in agriculture.
Use integrated pest management (IPM) techniques, satellite imagery and GPS technology to document notes from the field that include weeds, insects, diseases and other yield-limiting threats.
Represent FS PARTNERS on the road and in our growers' fields. Be curious, ask questions, and get the most out of your 2020 summer! We provide you the necessary tools to have a great summer, while growing your knowledge and experience of the agriculture industry.
REQUIREMENTS
· Normally requires an individual currently enrolled in an agriculture-related college or university program, who possesses a basic understanding of production agriculture.
· Must be at least 18 years of age.
· Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.
· Must have and maintain a valid driver's license, a satisfactory driving record, and the ability to travel independently as needed.
· Occasionally exposed or required to work in extreme conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)
· Must be able to walk crop fields and conduct visual inspections of crops.
· Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK's policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.
· May be required to work extended hours, particularly during peak seasons.
For more information, visit:
https://www.fspartners.ca/Careers/Summer-Jobs
Reference ID: SummerCropScoutDELHI
Application deadline: 2020-10-30
Expected start date: 2021-05-03
Job Types: Full-time, Temporary
Schedule:
10 hour shift
8 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday
Overtime
Weekends
COVID-19 considerations:
The safety of our employees is very important. We adhere to COVID-19 regulations and safety procedures.
Experience:
agricultural: 1 year (Preferred)
Licence:
G Driver's license (Required)
Work remotely:
Temporarily due to COVID-19
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Job Location Simcoe, ON
Date Posted 14 Oct 2020
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