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Plant Breeding Technician

Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States, and around the world. We have state-of-the-art potato processing plants in Prince Edward Island, Lethbridge, Alberta, and Jamestown, North Dakota, and an appetizer plant in Wheatley, Ontario. Our Head office is in Dieppe, New Brunswick and has sales office locations in Toronto, Montreal, and Boston.

Reporting to the Plant Breeder, the Plant Breeding Technician will assist and work with the Plant Breeding team in developing new potato varieties; with the objective of improving raw production quality, yield, and in turn overall customer satisfaction.
The successful candidate is continuously looking for opportunities for improvement and has the ability to quickly adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gather, interpret, and record research and data collection, data entry and basic statistical analysis;
  • Organize and maintain accurate and timely test results, files and records; ability to write a report;
  • Assistance in planning, organizing, and conducting scientific research in breeding
  • Management of plants in the greenhouse and growth chambers including planting, watering, managing growth conditions, emasculations, pollinations, and seed harvest, cleanup and storage preparation.
  • Identification, evaluation and use of appropriate procedures to allow successful completion of experiments; data analysis using appropriate statistical procedures; summarizing research results, assist in presenting results
  • Rating of the crossing performance, maintenance of the data/records
  • Plan and installation of small research plots
  • Execution of field, greenhouse and laboratory trials
  • Coordination and supervision of temporary seasonal activities;

Successful Candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree or the equivalent in Plant Sciences, Agronomy, Crop & Weed Sciences
  • Minimum of two years of working full time in a plant breeding program
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented, multidisciplinary research environment
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language, solid skills in statistics
  • Attention to detail and willingness to learn
  • Working experience in operating, maintaining, and repairing field plot equipment
  • Working computer experience in the use of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and database programs
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others and effective supervisory skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Certified Pesticide Applicators License or ability to be certified
  • Prior supervisory experience is desirable
  • Work with farm equipment
  • Must be capable of lifting 50 pounds
  • Work outside under challenging weather conditions
  • Work longer hours seasonally, including weekends when needed for planting and harvest

Address – 281 Old Station Road, New Annan, PEI.
Position is Full-Time, Permanent, 40 hours per week.
The salary for this position is in the range of $49,000 to $85,000. There is bonus potential as part of the compensation package which is based on results. There is also a full benefits package which includes medical, health and dental plan and a retirement plan.

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Apply online or Contact – Isabel Pereira, Talent Acquisition Specialist Pereira.Isabel@CavendishFarms.com
We appreciate your interest in our company! To learn more about our products and services, click here. Cavendish Farms Corporation is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.
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Research Technician

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Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States, and around the world. We have state-of-the-art potato processing plants in Prince Edward Island, Lethbridge, Alberta, and Jamestown, North Dakota, and an appetizer plant in Wheatley, Ontario. Our Head office is in Dieppe, New Brunswick and has sales office locations in Toronto, Montreal, and Boston.
Reporting to the Director of Breeding, Seed Development and Research, the Research Technician needs to be analytical, detail-oriented and results-driven; a self-starter who can work well independently as well as in a team. This is a full-time, permanent position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform field work including planting, maintaining and harvesting of plots for field trials; Operate small plot machinery, equipment and tools for field trials
  • Scouting, soil and tissue sampling and shipping;
  • Grading of processing and seed potatoes;
  • Management of potato storage;
  • Gather, interpret, and record research and data collection, data entry and basic statistical analysis;
  • Organize and maintain accurate and timely test results, files and records; ability to write a report;
  • Apply standard quality control procedures to assure accuracy of test results;
  • Operate, calibrate and perform routine maintenance on specialized farm, greenhouse or lab equipment;
  • Maintain supply inventory;
  • Prepare solutions, reagents, media or stains for prescribed tests;
  • Execute pilot projects/feasibility studies if required;
  • Conduct tests and experiments;
  • Operate and maintain computer and lab equipment

Successful Candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Associate degree or technical level with a Blue Seal Farm Technician or equivalent work experience.
  • Post-secondary education in Agricultural Sciences/Crop Production (e.x. B.Sc.,) is preferred.
  • Minimum two years of experience in agriculture or a related position is required
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license;
  • Must be willing and able to obtain a PEI Pesticide Applicator’s Certificate;
  • High level of integrity and accountability;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Ability to analyze and communicate information effectively and accurately;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, particularly Excel;
  • Comfortable working in an outdoor environment and performing physical labor (e.g. lifting up to 40 lbs.);
  • Experience working in a farming environment, operating agricultural equipment or machinery, experience with potato crops or other crops, availability to travel, flexibility to work on extended hours would be considered an asset.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities for improvement and has the ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment.
  • Successful candidate will be expected to exhibit individual initiative, be technically proficient and accurate; effectively communicate in both written reports and oral presentations; initiate and ensure compliance with applicable safety procedures;

Address – 281 Old Station Road, New Annan, PEI.
Position is Full-Time, Permanent, 40 hours per week.
The salary for this position is $47,900 to $50,000. There is bonus potential as part the compensation package which is based on results. There is also a full benefits package which includes medical, health and dental plan and a retirement plan.

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Apply online or Contact – Isabel Pereira, Talent Acquisition Specialist Pereira.Isabel@CavendishFarms.com
We appreciate your interest in our company! To learn more about our products and services, click here.Cavendish Farms Corporation is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.
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Agricultural Research & Development Manager

Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products in markets throughout Canada, the United States, and around the world…and we’re still growing. We’ve got a Head Office in Dieppe, NB with Sales Offices located in Toronto, Montreal and Boston. We’re a company that rewards performance and initiative, looking for people who deserve to be recognized for rolling up their sleeves’ and getting the job done.
Reporting to : Director of Research, Breeding and Seed Development
Main Purpose – responsible to create synergies and develop new agricultural products and practices to support potato commercial program. Need to establish strategic collaboration projects with public and private Agricultural Research institutes to look for top technologies available to support Cavendish Farms business. Assists with the management of the variety development program, provide technical support to growers and establishment of innovative projects.
Responsibilities: – in charge of 3 main platforms: Technical Support, Variety Development of new processing potato varieties, transfer new techniques for seed and commercial production.

  • Development of new processing potato varieties, transfer new techniques for seed and commercial production.
  • Work with private and public breeding institutions to obtain new promising potato varieties for testing and distribution to growers.
  • Assists with the management and direction of the research and development programs to meet organizational needs and to capitalize on potential new products.
  • Develops and implements research and development procedures and techniques.
  • Oversees complex research projects, analyzes results and provides recommendations based on findings.
  • Ensures staff execute their day-to-day tasks.
  • Implement protocols, screen and qualify new potato varieties to get more adapted varieties with high field yield potential to support the business on raw material cost reduction.
  • Training and coaching of human capital; spread culture of team work and collaboration, sharing good practices, technical and business information to the Team.
  • Assists with the management of the Ag Research Program, conducting research trials, reporting all technical advances, new technologies and products to generate solutions to potato production system.
  • Maintain key relationships with Federal and State public institutions, in order to import or export new varieties for testing.
  • Establishment of best agricultural practices to optimize field productivity and quality.
  • Assists with the assessment of the scope of research projects and assists with ensuring they are on time and within budget.
  • Assists with ensuring that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhere to approved budgets.

Accountabilities – Ag. R&D manager is responsible for two direct reports (full-time) and seasonal labour.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelors degree in Agriculture, Biology or related field required;
  • 5-7 years of experience working in agricultural research or related field;

Key Skills/Experience Required – To be successful as a research and development manager, you must:

  • Have strong leadership skills, technical and business knowledge.
  • Have the ability to take decisions.
  • Be able to see the big picture as you will have to envision projects from start to finish.
  • Have a keen ability to pay attention to details is important, as the manager need to closely supervise every step of the development process for new products or technologies.
  • Have leadership and managerial skills as well as the ability to communicate well with directors, colleagues and lower level staff.
  • A strong sense of creativity will also aid in the process of thinking of new product ideas and solving problems creatively;
  • Have the ability to meet deadlines and deal with pressure, particularly around planting and harvesting seasons.
  • Be able to coach staff and help them deal with pressures associated with the seasons.
  • Be able to balance and juggle priorities as it relates to both field and office work and the time spent between the two.

Role can require extended hours during planting and harvesting, which can include weekend work and trips inside and outside of Canada.
Main interactions within & outside organization – This position has monthly contact with other Cavendish Farms Departments as well as other Irving group companies (Cavendish Agri-services, Woodlands). Frequent collaboration with public (PEI Potato Board, PEI Department of Agriculture, Ag Canada, universities) and private researchers, consultants and companies.

Comments – For this position is important to work with a cross-functional business team to provide a robust service to the strategic potato supply program.
Work Address – 281 Old Station Road, New Annan, PEI.
Terms of Employment – This is a Permanent Full-time Position in New Annan, PEI – 40 hours per week
Language of Work – English
Salary – $ 80,000 – $120,000 With 15% Annual Bonus
Benefits – Full benefits package which includes medical, health and dental plan and a retirement plan.
To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Please apply online by November 30th, 2020. (Note that this posting was added to the PEI Institute of Agrologists’ website on Feb 5, 2021)
We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
To learn more about our products and services, click here.Cavendish Farms Corporation is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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Licensed Seed Crop Inspectors

Contract positions inspecting pedigreed seed crops based on the Canadian Seed Growers Association’s (CSGA) varietal purity standards. Inspectors receive training through the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and are responsible to remain up to date and compliant with all procedures. Inspectors are supported by a Lead and team of inspectors and are responsible to work with Growers to complete a number of field inspections within a designated area. Knowledge of agriculture and farm practices, physical fitness, timeliness and the ability to work independently are key attributes for this position. This is a contract position with part time hours.

Geography

Grand Falls, New Brunswick
Prince Edward Island

Requirements

  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License
  • Agriculture knowledge
  • Ability to work independently/self directed
  • Computer competency
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fit and able to walk long distances in all weather conditions
  • Attention to detail
  • Organized and punctual/Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Willing to travel within a 150km radius to complete inspections
  • Approximate timeframe:
    • New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Saskatchewan – July through to November
    • Peace Region, Northern Alberta – July through to September

Position Responsibilities

  • Attend online CFIA classroom training and pass online exam ~ late June (TBD), then attend 2-6 days in field training with experienced inspector to prepare for in field examination administered by CFIA
  • Provide outstanding customer service
  • Excellent communication with Growers, Lead inspectors, and the rest of the AgCall team
  • Ability to identify off-type and variant plants in different crop types by keying in on specific varietal characteristics
  • Identify all Noxious Weeds on the Weed Seeds Order as well as certain common weeds, and basic plant disease
  • Maintain grower confidentiality
  • Supply reliable vehicle with a minimum of $1,000,000 in personal and third-party liability insurance for the duration of the project
  • Work efficiently to complete all assigned seed crop inspections within specified timeframe.

To learn more and apply, please visit this LINK.

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Newfoundland and Labradorclick here or for  provincial government listings click here

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Nova Scotiaclick here or for the Federation of Agriculture, click HERE

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New Brunswickclick here for listings

Licensed Seed Crop Inspectors

Contract positions inspecting pedigreed seed crops based on the Canadian Seed Growers Association’s (CSGA) varietal purity standards. Inspectors receive training through the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and are responsible to remain up to date and compliant with all procedures. Inspectors are supported by a Lead and team of inspectors and are responsible to work with Growers to complete a number of field inspections within a designated area. Knowledge of agriculture and farm practices, physical fitness, timeliness and the ability to work independently are key attributes for this position. This is a contract position with part time hours.

Geography

Grand Falls, New Brunswick
Prince Edward Island

Requirements

  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License
  • Agriculture knowledge
  • Ability to work independently/self directed
  • Computer competency
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fit and able to walk long distances in all weather conditions
  • Attention to detail
  • Organized and punctual/Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Willing to travel within a 150km radius to complete inspections
  • Approximate timeframe:
    • New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Saskatchewan – July through to November
    • Peace Region, Northern Alberta – July through to September

Position Responsibilities

  • Attend online CFIA classroom training and pass online exam ~ late June (TBD), then attend 2-6 days in field training with experienced inspector to prepare for in field examination administered by CFIA
  • Provide outstanding customer service
  • Excellent communication with Growers, Lead inspectors, and the rest of the AgCall team
  • Ability to identify off-type and variant plants in different crop types by keying in on specific varietal characteristics
  • Identify all Noxious Weeds on the Weed Seeds Order as well as certain common weeds, and basic plant disease
  • Maintain grower confidentiality
  • Supply reliable vehicle with a minimum of $1,000,000 in personal and third-party liability insurance for the duration of the project
  • Work efficiently to complete all assigned seed crop inspections within specified timeframe.

To learn more and apply, please visit this LINK.

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Quebecclick here for full listings / Cliquez ici pour voir la liste complète en français

EXPERT – POULTRY PRODUCTION STRATEGY

Workplace: On the road and telework

Status: Permanent, full time

THE CHALLENGES WE OFFER

Sollio Agriculture’s poultry sales team is looking for an expert in poultry production strategy to support its table egg producers. As a privileged business partner, you will ensure the development of farms within our territory by advising them on all the elements influencing their profitability and will contribute to the influence of the organization and its products through participation in business events.

Reporting to the poultry sales team manager, your mandate is to:

  • Accompany and support the sales teams of the Sollio group’s network of cooperatives to increase sales related to the laying hen
  • Planning and monitoring laying hen farms
  • Make the link between breeders, producers and the federation of egg producers for documentation related to the regulations
  • Perform technical follow-up with target customers
  • Carry out technological watch in your field of expertise and analyze the information obtained in order to anticipate the evolution of the sector and fuel the network’s capacity for innovation
  • Support the development of the cooperative network teams and the Sollio Agriculture sales team on the various livestock management systems
  • Coordinate the holding of special days for farmyard animals, in particular by ensuring the supply and coordination of agreements
  • In partnership with the team, maintain business relations with the McKinley Hatchery and in order to ensure efficient logistics of the laying hen genetic sector
  • If necessary, ensure a presence with producers and corporate farms while meeting their technical objectives
  • Act as a speaker and participate in provincial events for the benefit of business development and the promotion of Sollio Agriculture

This position requires regular travel within Quebec and frequent trips outside Quebec.

YOU HAVE THE FOLLOWING PROFILE

  • University degree in agronomy or DEC in agricultural techniques
  • You have a minimum of 10 years of experience in poultry production, whether in sales, technical monitoring or in an advisory role
  • Member of the Ordre des agronomes du Québec or agricultural technician / technologist acting under the supervision of an agronomist
  • You are proficient in Microsoft Suite software
  • You have a command of French and English both orally and in writing
  • You are recognized for your excellent customer sense, your strong communication skills, your agility and your ability to work in a team.
  • You have an excellent quality of judgment, a good analytical mind and demonstrate rigor and capacity for synthesis

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Please apply directly on our career site or view the job posting.

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AGRI-ENVIRONMENT ADVISOR

The Club Agro-Environnemental de l’Érable is an organization offering advisory services to agricultural clients in the Center-du-Québec region. We are looking for an agri-environmental advisor with experience in agri-environmental advisory services and in the implementation of agri-environmental fertilization plans.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The agrologist’s mandate will be to carry out various projects related to our agri-environment service. Among others, he or she must:

  • Advise and support agricultural producers in their agri-environmental approaches
  • Participate in crop monitoring, soil sampling, weed screening, pesticide recommendations as well as follow-up on recommendations
  • Carry out agro-environmental fertilization plans (PAEF), phosphorus balances and agri-environmental support plans (PAA)
  • Carry out CA requests or project opinions
  • Perform administrative follow-ups
  • Popularize with producers the various regulations, laws or policies having an impact on agriculture
  • Collaborate in the management of agri-environmental projects

REQUIREMENTS

  • Have relevant experience for this job
  • Have a BAC in agronomy and be a member of the Ordre des Agronomes du Québec or in the process of being so
  • Have a good knowledge of the agricultural environment of Center-du-Québec, including field crops (asset)
  • Be customer-oriented and have a sense of entrepreneurship
  • Have a marked aptitude for written and verbal communication
  • Have recognized skills with the various computer programs used in the context of their professional practice (VIAFerti, QGIS, SIGA, Soltice, RPlus Net, Microsoft Suite, etc.)
  • Have knowledge of administration
  • Have a car and a valid driver’s license
  • Have a sense of initiative, organization and priority management and have a capacity for analysis and popularization

ADVANTAGES

  • Reimbursement of training and development activities, contributions to a professional association, professional insurance
  • Competitive and indexed salary scale
  • Schedule adapted for work-family balance
  • Varied tasks, both in the field and in the office

Work schedule : 4 days / week shift (32 hours)

Place of employment : Plessisville

Salary: $ 23.41 to $ 26.33 / h

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Are you interested in this position? Send your resume by email to: clubdelerable@live.ca

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DIRECTOR, UNION LIFE AND COMMUNICATIONS

EXECUTIVE POSITION
Permanent, full-time

DESCRIPTION

The incumbent assumes leadership in the areas of union life, communications and assistance to groups by planning, organizing, coordinating and evaluating the activities of his department. It develops an overall vision of regional development, communications and union life, in addition to aiming for the optimal use of available resources. He is responsible for the quality of the services offered by his team and for the mobilization of the staff under his responsibility. He participates in the growth and influence of the organization.

More specifically, it:

  • Develops a work plan, in accordance with the Federation’s mission and strategic plan.
  • Maintains links with local unions and specialties in order to identify union life and communication needs.
  • Develops the service offer and ensures billing for services, in accordance with policies.
  • Supports and feeds management, authorities, local unions and specialties in the application of sound governance.
  • Acts as a resource person for the development, monitoring and animation of federation activities (examples: Federation AGM, local union table, specialties table).
  • Acts as secretary on various committees and work tables by contributing to the development of the annual work plan, by preparing the agenda with the chair of the committee, by writing the minutes and by following up on the mandates to achieve.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in agroeconomics, agricultural economics, communication or any other related training
  • Knowledge of the agricultural sector and agricultural dynamism
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience, including 4 to 6 years in a management role
  • Concrete achievements in the development and implementation of information, communication, union life, training and event organization strategies
  • Concrete achievements in the mobilization and development of human capital
  • Fluency in spoken and written French and good knowledge of English
  • Knowledge of the structure of the UPA, an asset
  • Interpersonal skills and ease in building interpersonal relationships
  • Excellent political, tact and popularization skills
  • Team spirit and collaboration
  • Great analytical and synthesis skills, very good writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Available for occasional trips in the region and flexible for evening work

START
OF WORK : Immediately WORKPLACE: 15, chemin de la Grande-Côte, Saint-Eustache

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Interested parties have until April 2, 2021 to submit their curriculum vitae to the email address: nmessias@upa.qc.ca

We offer equal employment opportunities to all.

Choosing the Fédération UPA Outaouais-Laurentides as an employer means growing up in an environment focused on development, responsibility, respect and recognition. It is also nurturing our professional ambitions, enjoying a quality of life at work and evolving in a stimulating and rewarding work environment.

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AGRONOMIC ADVISOR

A leader as a producer of broccoli and cauliflower, Vegkiss is a Quebec company that grows and packages its products (broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, iceberg lettuce, romaine lettuce). Thanks to its involvement in seeds, harvests, packaging and transport, the company offers its customers unmatched freshness and quality! www.vegkiss.com

Reports to: Senior Production Manager
Department: Vegkiss Products Inc.
Sector: Agri-food
Status: Permanent
Location: Sainte-Élisabeth, QC

JOB SUMMARY

The incumbent is responsible for advising and supporting agricultural production teams in all aspects including fertilization, harvesting, soil health, disease prevention, and crop rotation. The person will be responsible for monitoring the various field trials (varieties, products, soil work, etc.). Also, the application of the regulations in force will be his responsibility. This position comprises approximately 50% of administrative tasks and 50% of external tasks in the fields.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the Senior Production Manager in all aspects of horticultural production.
  • Develop and follow the planting and harvest schedule in concert with the Senior Production Manager.
  • Coordinate the development of the fertilization and pest control program for each crop.
  • Monitor plant health during the growing season.
  • Coordinate field scouting activities and ensure follow-up.
  • Make agronomic recommendations for the applications of phytosanitary products.
  • Manage the inventories of agricultural products (in particular fertilizers and pesticides).
  • Oversee the entry of inventory and product applications into the production monitoring software.
  • Monitor the quality of the post-harvest product (storage and packaging).
  • Ensure the establishment, monitoring and documentation of crop trials.
  • Support the Production Manager for:
    • develop intervention strategies for the rational management of pesticides;
    • weed control;
    • optimize irrigation systems and monitoring water quality;
    • identify best fertilizer fractionation practices;
    • study production costs.
  • Write or coordinate the development of PAEFs for the various companies.
  • Make recommendations on methods of improving food production.
  • Provide scientific advice on the optimal use of fertilizers and pest control.
  • Help set up good farming practices on all the land.
  • Raise awareness and promote agricultural practices favoring soil preservation, biodiversity and natural resources among the various stakeholders.
  • Advise in the development of land for agricultural use.
  • Organize training and information activities.
  • All other related tasks.

PROFILE OF SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Training / Experience / Certification

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in agronomy
  • Member of the Order of Agronomists of Quebec
  • 10 years of experience, including a minimum of 5 years in vegetable growing
  • Experience in organic farming

Knowledge

  • Have an excellent command of French and English, both oral and written
  • Ability to speak Spanish (asset)

Skills and aptitudes required

  • Have excellent communication skills (be able to popularize)
  • Great ability to work in a team
  • Great skill in planning, executing and monitoring activities
  • Good physical ability
  • Great capacity for analysis and synthesis
  • Be independent
  • Be self-taught

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office work environment (+/- 50%)
  • Outdoor work (+/- 50%)

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Please send your resume by email to: am.boucher@groupeconnexion.ca

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BUSINESS RELATIONS ASSISTANT

o Reference: R-1002251
Location: St. Mary’s or Levis, Quebec
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Required languages:  French
Closing date: 21 March 2021

DESCRIPTION

Funding and administrative skills sought after

You will support a local sales team that provides financing to producers in the region. You will establish business relationships with clients, help prepare loan documents and perform administrative tasks.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Respond to customer questions and provide suggestions about funding and services
  • Call customers to promote financing options
  • Resolve customer issues rigorously and professionally
  • Process loan documents and modify current loans
  • Establish and maintain business relationships with clients

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Ability to multitask in an organized and thorough manner, and in-depth technical expertise
  • Client-centric approach and strong teamwork and people skills
  • Ability to adapt to change, make decisions and solve problems
  • Ease with numbers

WHAT YOU NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree in agronomy, agroeconomics and at least two years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • Understanding of financial analysis, legal documentation requirements and common office software
  • Love of agriculture
  • Member of the Ordre des agronomes du Québec

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

To apply, visit fac.ca/Careers or view the job posting .

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REGIONAL DIRECTOR

DESCRIPTION

In order to fill the position of regional director in Quebec left vacant following retirement, PRIDE SEMENCES is looking for a person capable of concentration and motivated to join its dynamic team.

The successful candidate will join a winning team focused on delivering unique products and services. The successful candidate will also provide reliable agronomic support in order to increase the yield and profitability of agricultural businesses in Quebec.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful candidate will work directly with the sales, marketing and product design teams. He will see to the sale, promotion and positioning of PRIDE SEEDS corn hybrids and soybean varieties to retailers and agricultural producers in Quebec. This person will be responsible for the planning, development, recruitment and training of stakeholders for a growing network of distributors.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A bachelor’s degree in agronomy and with three to five years or more of experience in sales and agronomy.
  • Member in good standing of the Ordre des agronomes du Québec or commitment to obtain this designation is required.
  • Excellent computer skills, ability to present content in various environments (live, video, virtually, etc.), ability to collaborate and work in a team.
  • The candidate must have a valid driver’s license.

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Please send your resume to: Human Resources, katkinson@prideseed.com

PRIDE SEEDS is part of Ag Reliant Genetics. This group offers one of the largest corn breeding and testing programs in North America. We focus on the seed. We provide successful seed solutions to Canadian farmers.

The use of the masculine gender is only used for the purpose of lightening the text.

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PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

Les Fraises de l’Île d’Orléans inc. is a Canadian leader in the production, marketing, scientific research and experimental development (SR&ED) of soilless or traditional crops, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries.  www.fioinc.ca

Number of positions to fill: 1

FUNCTIONS

  • Regularly scout fields to monitor insect pests, biological control aids, diseases, weeds and plant development.
  • Communicate and discuss the results of observations with the manager.
  • Recommend solutions to phytosanitary problems according to the principles of integrated pest management
  • Fertilization and irrigation (data collection, monitoring and programming of fertilizing irrigations in soilless and open fields, etc.)
  • Maintain the company’s phytosanitary intervention register and monitor the inventory of inputs
  • Participate in monitoring food safety and security and maintaining the company’s Canada Gap records.
  • Participate in the data collection of scientific research and experimental development projects.

REQUIREMENTS

  • University diploma in agronomy or DEC in agricultural techniques (technician under the supervision of an agronomist)
  • Member of the Ordre des agronomes du Québec
  • Good sense of observation and ability to work in a team
  • Know how to use Office software (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Excellent physical condition and good availability
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of Spanish and English is an asset

HOW TO APPLY

Send your resume to Annie Van Sterthem at the email address: avansterthem@fioinc.ca

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GRAINS TRADER

DID YOU KNOW THAT AGRI-MARCHÉ:

  • Feeds and raises animals everywhere in Quebec
  • Has been around for over 105 years
  • Has nearly 500 employees in Quebec and Ontario
  • One of the 50 Best Managed Companies in Canada

WORKING AT AGRI-MARCHÉ MEANS:

  • Be part of a proactive, innovative and competitive team
  • Share your ideas and contribute to the realization of projects in a multidisciplinary team
  • Have access to a comprehensive group insurance plan
  • Being able to save for retirement knowing that your employer is contributing
  • Be surrounded by friendly people who are passionate about agriculture

YOUR ROLE WITHIN OUR TEAM

As a grain trader, you will be an important player in a dynamic team specializing in commodity trading. Always on the lookout for market trends, you will be able to advise clients concerned with obtaining the best quality-price ratio for the purchase of grains and by-products. By telecommuting, you will carry out purchase and sale transactions with our suppliers and customers located in southwestern Quebec, northeastern Ontario and the United States. When the situation allows, you can even meet them to maximize business opportunities.

Here is an overview of your mandate:

  • Monitor and interpret the stock markets
  • Identify opportunities to generate buy or sell transactions
  • Participate in business development by visiting producers, users and transporters
  • Carry out buy and sell transactions with suppliers and customers
  • Inform customers about the use and benefits of the products sold, new products and technological changes
  • Generate growth for the Saint-Hyacinthe grain center
  • Promote the company and find business opportunities by participating in various agricultural activities (e.g. agricultural exhibition, conference, producers’ meeting, social evening, golf tournament, etc.)
  • Contribute to the development of the grain process in a culture of participatory management

YOUR PROFILE

  • You are bilingual (you will have to negotiate in English)
  • You have a college or university education relevant to the position, such as administration or agroeconomics
  • You have 5 to 10 years of sales experience: you are an excellent communicator, even on the phone
  • You like to work with financial data
  • You are results oriented and customer service oriented
  • You demonstrate autonomy in the management of priorities and the organization of your agenda
  • You are comfortable with computer tools (MS Office, SAP)
  • You know the agricultural and grain sector (asset)

SEND YOUR APPLICATION

To apply  : https://www.agri-marche.com/carrieres/Negociant

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HEAD OF AGRONOMIC AFFAIRS

Are you interested in the market gardening world?

Do you want to make a difference in vegetable production in Quebec and work with a team of competent and committed professionals ?

The Association des Producteurs maraîchers du Québec (APMQ) has a position of Agronomic Affairs Manager for you!

About 80% of Quebec’s vegetable production comes from members of the APMQ. The Association watches over the interests of its members through its actions aimed at the development of the sector. It offers production-related services, including support for research and technological development. It positively and effectively influences the marketing and sets up programs to promote Quebec products, among other things through its mangezquebec.com campaign .

JOB SUMMARY

Your mandate will be to manage the various aspects of agronomy in line with the expectations of the producer members. You will be on the lookout for any changes of an agronomic nature and will see to the defense of the interests of producers as a representative with various stakeholders, including governments. You will also have the mandate to train and inform members on the various regulatory changes and to act as a registration agent for low-risk pesticides and biopesticides for the entire horticultural sector.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Regulatory watch for laws and regulations affecting the environmental and agronomic aspects of production
  • Registration of low-risk pesticides and biopesticides for the entire horticultural sector
  • Writing, monitoring and / or coordination of agronomic research projects
  • Represents the APMQ on various committees
  • Membership Services

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Bachelor of Agronomy
  • Member of the Ordre des agronomes du Québec
  • Master’s degree in the horticultural sector an asset
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in a similar position
  • Expertise in the market gardening field
  • Extension capacity
  • Autonomy, sense of organization and versatility
  • Very good command of French and English
  • Strong consultation, animation, project management and communication skills
  • Excellent writing skills, analysis of scientific results and synthesis
  • Results-oriented person who knows how to collaborate and who wants to contribute to the team effort
  • Proficiency in the MS Office suite
  • Knowledge of community life – asset

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Place of work: the new Place des producteurs, at 9244 boul. Pie-IX in Montreal
  • Occasional trips for meetings
  • Committed team
  • Very pleasant working environment
  • Lots of autonomy and freedom
  • Competitive employment conditions, to be discussed according to experience

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

If you think you can contribute to our mission, we hope to have the pleasure of meeting you!

Please send us your curriculum vitae and a cover letter, mentioning the desired position, to the address: apmq@apmquebec.com .

Although all applications will be carefully analyzed, we will contact only those selected. We thank you for your interest in our organization.

The use of the masculine has been favored for the sole purpose of lightening the text.

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       Manitobaclick here for full listings

Research Director

The Irrigation Crop Diversification Corporation (ICDC) stimulates and services the development and expansion of sustainable irrigation in Saskatchewan. It researches and demonstrates profitable agronomic practices for irrigated field crops and high value horticulture crops, develops crop varieties suitable for irrigated conditions and provides information about its research to consumers, irrigation districts and the public. It works closely with both the provincial and federal governments at the Canada-Saskatchewan Irrigation Diversification Centre in Outlook, Saskatchewan. With the recently announced infrastructure expansion of irrigated acreage in Saskatchewan the position offers exciting possibilities in a leadership role for the success candidate.

ICDC is seeking a research Director with expertise and experience to provide leadership in sustainable irrigation cropping practices in western Canada. The candidate will have the opportunity to job shadow and be mentored by ICDC’s current Research Director. Preference would be to fill the position as soon as possible.

Duties of the Research Director position include:

Project Identification and Development: develop research priorities and issues; develop potential projects and collaborate with researchers and consultants to develop and implement protocols; develop and write project proposals for research and demonstrations on behalf of ICDC; prepare and manage budgets for individual projects and demonstrations.

Field Research: coordinate and carry out field activities including seeding, treatment application, plot maintenance, data collection, harvest, sample processing, etc.; develop and implement quality control procedures to ensure research is conducted according to protocols; analyze and interpret data and write reports or submit data to appropriate collaborators; source land and off station sites as needed; ensure quality of all plots through on-going field scouting and perform resulting maintenance as required; develop and submit peer-reviewed manuscripts in collaboration with research personnel and collaborating sites.

Technology Transfer: develop written reports, presentations, posters, factsheets, etc., keeping the intended audience in mind; presentations at Field Days and other extension events; coordinate with AAFC, Saskatchewan Agriculture Crop Specialists or commodity group representatives to ensure relevant information is available; represent ICDC at various meetings as required; work with all ICDC personnel to develop and carry out technology transfer events.

Agriculture Designations:

Applicants must be registered with the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists as defined by The Agrologists Act.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Crop or Soil Science with combined years of experience.
  • A Doctoral degree would be considered an asset.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in western Canadian farming practices.
  • Experience in a managerial capacity and strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the research community as well as with producers.
  • Expertise in experimental research design and statistical analyses.
  • ARM (Agriculture Research Management) computer program knowledge is an asset.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.
  • Knowledge and experience in field research with the ability to operate small plot equipment;
  • and a valid driver’s license is also a requirement.

Asset Qualifications:

Other asset qualifications include the ability to work independently, strong leadership skills, the ability to work in a team environment, good time management skills, and excellent written/verbal communication skills. The candidate must also be able to communicate effectively with the research
community as well as with producers.

Salary and Working Conditions:

Salary is based on education and experience. Working hours are flexible with a minimum of a 37.5 hour week. The candidate is expected to manage his/her own work schedule. There is no allowance for overtime pay. The successful candidate must be willing to relocate to Outlook.To apply or for more information email: admin.icdc@sasktel.net. Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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                        Saskatchewanclick here for full listings

Sales Agronomist *Seed Source* Archerwill

The benefit is independence:

  • Our Sales team has the flexibility of their determining their own schedule
  • Work from home or be on the road

What is exclusive:

  • We can provide packages that are tailored to customers

The inventory:

  • Seed Source has the advantage of selling our own inventory and other independent seed

The receivables:

  • Payments are made to Seed Source Inc. and provide FCC loans.

Must have to apply:

  • Valid Class 5 drivers license
  • Successful completion of Certificate in Agriculture or Agri-business.
  • Must have 2 years of Customer Service
  • Cell phone, laptop and internet access to operate under Covid 19
  • Experience in producing a report using Microsoft Word and Excel and Google
  • Basic agronomic knowledge.
  • Positive and enthusiastic personality that enjoys talking to
  • Creative problem
  • Uses Social media and virtual meets to communicate to prospect customers
  • Applicants must be registered or need to become registered with the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists as defined by The Agrologists

For more information or to apply by April 17, 2021, please contact Lynnell Olson at askus@seedsource.ca.

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FIELD RESEARCH ASSOCIATE *Northeast Agriculture Research Foundation* Melfort

Career Posting

Job Duties:

  • Coordinate field activities including seeding, treatment application, plot maintenance, data collection, harvest, sample processing, etc.
  • Act as on-station agronomist, for scouting, diagnosing and applying treatments.
  • Operate and maintain equipment including seeder, sprayer, tractor, mower, combine etc.
  • Assist in record keeping of all field and financial activities.
  • Develop technology transfer material for presentations, print, and web extension activities.
  • Coordinate data analyses and report delivery in the winter months.
  • Act as a liaison between NARF Board of Directors and AAFC Management.
  • Work with other Agri-ARM sites and Producer groups to develop, lead, and deliver projects.

Job Qualifications:

  • The candidate will ideally have a Masters of Science and work experience in the agricultural industry.
  • The candidate must also be registered or need to become registered with the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists as defined by The Agrologists Act.
  • He/she must demonstrate ability in Microsoft Word@, Excel@ and PowerPoint@, ability to work independently, strong leadership skills, ability to work in a team environment, time management skills, and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge and experience in field research with ability to operate small plot equipment and a valid driver’s license is a requirement.
  • Knowledge and experience in data management, statistical analyses, report writing, and presentation delivery is required.
  • ​The candidate must be a permanent resident of Canada.
  • The ideal candidate will have an extensive knowledge of farming practices in the prairie region and have well developed communication skills to be able to communicate effectively with the research community as well as producers.
  • Pesticide Applicators license is an asset.

Salary and working conditions: The starting salary will be commensurate with level of education and experience.

COMPANY INFO

Northeast Agriculture Research Foundation
Location: Melfort, SK

CONTACT

Neil Anderson
Email: stfl@yourlink.ca
Website: neag.ca

Apply by: Friday, April 30, 2021

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Intern Extension Agrologist *Govt of Saskatchewan* Moose Jaw

Career Posting

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture has an Intern Extension Agrologist position for recent graduates looking to develop and expand their knowledge of the agriculture industry and regional services.

The Intern Extension Agrologist will work on initiatives and projects to support the transfer of information and technology to farmers, ranchers, and the agriculture industry. As the successful candidate, you will plan and implement extension activities, provide service and information to clients, condense research into briefs, work on special projects, develop your technical skills and a diverse network of contacts, work with experienced agrologists and gain experience in government.

Qualifications

To qualify, you must have completed an undergraduate or graduate degree in agriculture within the last three years, have less than three years’ job experience in their field of study or are looking to re-enter the workforce after being away for an extended period of time. Candidates must also possess knowledge of the agriculture industry and must be registered or need to become registered with the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists as defined by The Agrologists Act.

https://govskpsc.taleo.net/careersection/10461/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=AGR000689

Company Info

Government of Saskatchewan
Location: Moose Jaw, SK

Contact

Azel Siapno
Email: azel.siapno@gov.sk.ca
Website: www.saskatchewan.ca

Effective dates:

Opening Date: Monday, March 15, 2021
Apply by: Sunday, April 04, 2021

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AGRONOMIST

Career Posting

Duties and Responsibilities, the successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Work with our team of agronomists to deliver year-round agronomic services to our customers.
  • Complete spring and summer crop scouting for customers around key times to provide them with timely recommendations for in-crop herbicide timing, insect and disease management, and harvest timing.
  • Plan and manage various types of field trials.
  • Carry out soil and tissue testing and analyze results to develop fertilizer recommendations and crop plans through the fall and winter months.
  • Work outdoors for long hours, as required.
  • Build and maintain customer relationships.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of post-secondary education in Agriculture or a related field.
  • Applicants must be registered or need to become registered with the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists as defined by The Agrologists Act.
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License.
  • Experience using ATVs is considered an asset, but not required as training will be

COMPANY INFO

CropMax Consulting
Location: CropMax Consulting

CONTACT

Cody Northam
Email: cody@cropmax.ca
Website: www.cropmax.ca

EFFECTIVE DATES:

Opening Date: Wednesday, February 03, 2021
Apply by: Tuesday, March 30, 2021

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                       British Columbiaclick here for full listings

Wetlands Workforce: Field Crew Supervisors, Technicians, & Coordinator *BCWF* BC

Dates: Thursday, March 18, 2021 to Monday, April 19, 2021

 

The BC Wildlife Federation is British Columbia’s leading conservation organization. As a province-wide member-driven charitable organization, with over 43,000 members and more than 100 member clubs, our organization represents the interests of all British Columbians who aim to protect, enhance and promote the wise use of the environment for the benefit of present and future generations.

We are pleased to announce this exciting opportunity for you to join our project and make a BIG impact on watershed and wetland health in BC. The Wetlands Workforce (WW) project will deploy work pods in the field to support the maintenance, monitoring and inventory of restored wetland sites across BC, engage in planning activities related to the restoration of future wetland restoration sites and inventory of natural wetland sites for the development of better wetland management tools. The WW Project is supported through the Province of BC’s economic stimulus fund and will provide temporary employment for a minimum of 100 people.

The BCWF is accepting applications for our own Field Crew Supervisor, as well as accepting applications on behalf of our multiple partnering organizations across B.C. Applicants will be considered for either a position with the BCWF or with a partnering organization based on location, availability and skillset. By applying for this position, you acknowledge that your application may be shared with parties outside the BCWF who are part of the Wetlands Workforce project. Please see notes at the bottom of this posting for instructions on indicating from which region of BC you are applying.

The BCWF is hiring several Field Crew Supervisors and several positions for the Wetlands Workforce projectOther positions include:
• Field Crew Technicians – entry level position
• Wetland Research Coordinator

For more information, and to apply, please click HERE

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Senior Contaminated Sites Professional *Associated Environmental Consultants* Vernon

Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 to Saturday, April 18, 2021

Associated Environmental Consultants is part of the Associated Engineering Group of companies; employee-owned, Canadian and one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. We provide a wide range of environmental consulting services to a client base that is well diversified between public and private sectors. Our environmental science and management services are well integrated with those of our engineering colleagues, providing opportunities to work with talented people across disciplines and throughout western and northern Canada.

We currently have an opening for a Senior Contaminated Sites Professional in our Vancouver office.

You combine a contaminated sites background with a desire to work in a dynamic team environment on a variety of interesting and challenging projects. You excel in client and team communications and have an aptitude and interest in building a contaminated sites practice and team based from our Vancouver office. Project work and business development efforts may involve travel to other regions.

We offer a culture that promotes entrepreneurial spirit within the stability of a well-established company and our growing Vancouver office provides many professional development and advancement opportunities for those with an aptitude for consulting.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Supporting the growth of our team through involvement with strategic planning for marketing, hiring and technical initiatives.
  • Designing and overseeing the implementation of contaminated site assessment and remediation work.
  • Managing complex projects and providing technical oversight.
  • Performing screening level risk assessments.
  • Analyzing and interpreting data.
  • Preparing and reviewing work plans, proposals, project reports, technical memos, and letters.
  • Contributing to business development, including leading and assisting in proposal preparation, client contacts, and meetings.
  • Building and/or leading our contaminated sites team and mentoring junior staff.

Job Requirements

What you will bring to the table:

  • Undergraduate degree or diploma in relevant pure or applied science; graduate (M.Sc.) degree preferred; eligible for professional registration or currently meets the application requirements (e.g., AScT, P.Ag., R.P.Bio, P.Biol., or P.Chem., P.Geo., P.Eng., or similar).
  • 15+ years of post-graduation experience in environmental consulting specific to managing contaminated sites and 7+ years of experience in project management.
  • Contaminated Sites experience must include Stage 1 and 2 Preliminary Site Investigation, Detailed Site Investigations, Site Profiles, and legal instruments methods according to BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy (ENV) as well as Phase I to III ESA (CSA Z768-01 and CSA Z769-00) assessment protocols.
  • Experience working with CSAPs and Ministry issued instrument application processes for investigations that are subject to applications for legal instruments; reviews by Contaminated Sites Approved Professionals/ENV.
  • Understanding of contaminant hydrogeology and monitoring well design and sampling and demonstrable experience in the assessment of soil and groundwater contaminant interactions, including the preparation of Conceptual Site Models.
  • Soil vapour sampling, testing, and modelling experience.
  • Site remediation (soil and groundwater) design, remedial action planning, supervision, and confirmation remediation reporting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and proficient at software for word processing, data management, and presentations.
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail, and ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines within a team environment.

To Apply: 

If you have the right background and would like to join a Platinum Club Member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies Program, you can forward your resume and cover letter in confidence to Jennifer Privé  at privej@ae.ca; please include the position title and location in the subject line. If you wish to be considered for other similar positions, please create an account and apply through our application system. We thank all applicants, but will only contact those candidates selected for interviews.

Education – Diploma

AE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply. For applicants with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We are also committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information and as such, it will be used for recruitment and employment purposes only.

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Intermediate Contaminated Sites Professional *Associated Environmental* Vancouver

Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 to Saturday, April 17, 2021

Associated Environmental Consultants is part of the Associated Engineering Group of companies; employee-owned, Canadian and one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. We provide a wide range of environmental consulting services to a client base that is well diversified between public and private sectors. Our environmental science and management services are well integrated with those of our engineering colleagues, providing opportunities to work with talented people across disciplines and throughout western and northern Canada.

We currently have an opening for an Intermediate Contaminated Sites Professional in our Vancouver office.

You combine a contaminated sites background with a desire to work in a dynamic team environment on a variety of interesting and challenging projects. You excel in client communications and project delivery and have a keen interest to be part of a growing practice and team based from our Vancouver office. Project work efforts may involve travel to other regions.

We offer a culture that promotes entrepreneurial spirit within the stability of a well-established company and our growing Vancouver office provides many professional development and advancement opportunities for those with an aptitude for consulting.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Designing and overseeing the implementation of contaminated site assessment and remediation work.
  • Managing projects and liaising with laboratories and contractors.
  • Performing screening level risk assessments.
  • Analyzing and interpreting data.
  • Preparing work plans, proposals, project reports, technical memos, and letters.
  • Contributing to business development, including leading and assisting in proposal preparation, client contacts, and meetings.
  • Building and/or leading our contaminated sites team and mentoring junior staff.

Job Requirements

What you will bring to the table:

  • Undergraduate degree or diploma in relevant pure or applied science; graduate (M.Sc.) degree preferred; eligible for professional registration or currently meets the application requirements (e.g., AScT, P.Ag., R.P.Bio, P.Biol., or P.Chem., P.Geo., P.Eng., or similar).
  • 5+ years of post-graduation experience in environmental consulting specific to managing contaminated sites and 3+ years of experience in project management.
  • Contaminated Sites experience must include Stage 1 and 2 Preliminary Site Investigation, Detailed Site Investigations methods according to BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy (ENV) as well as Phase I to III ESA (CSA Z768-01 and CSA Z769-00) assessment protocols.
  • Experience working with CSAPs and Ministry issued instrument application processes for investigations that are subject to applications for legal instruments; reviews by Contaminated Sites Approved Professionals/ENV.
  • Understanding of contaminant hydrogeology and monitoring well design and sampling, slug testing, K-tests, hydrogeology assessments and groundwater modelling and demonstrable experience in the assessment of soil and groundwater contaminant interactions, including the preparation of Conceptual Site Models.
  • Soil vapour sampling, testing, and modelling experience.
  • Site remediation (soil and groundwater) design, remedial action planning, supervision, and confirmation remediation reporting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and proficient at software for word processing, data management, and presentations.
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail, and ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines within a team environment.
  • Ability to travel.

To Apply

If you have the right background and would like to join a Platinum Club Member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies Program, forward your resume and cover letter in confidence to Jennifer Prive at privej@ae.ca – please include the position title and location in the subject line. If you wish to be considered for other similar positions, please create an account and apply through our application system. We thank all applicants but will only contact those candidates selected for interviews.

Education – Diploma

AE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply. For applicants with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We are also committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information and as such, it will be used for recruitment and employment purposes only.

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Contaminated Sites Scientist *Associated Environmental* Whitehorse, YT

Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 to Sun, April 18, 2021

Associated Environmental Consultants is part of the Associated Engineering Group of companies; employee-owned, Canadian and oneof Canada’s Best Managed Companies. We provide a wide range of environmental consulting services to a client base that is well diversified between public and private sectors. Our environmental science and management services are well integrated with those of our engineering colleagues, providing opportunities to work with talented people across disciplines and throughout western and northern Canada.

We currently have an opening for a Contaminated Sites Scientist in our Whitehorse office. You have some environmental consulting experience in contaminated site assessments and an understanding of the regulatory environment in the Yukon. You want to work in a dynamic team environment and actively contribute to a variety of interesting and challenging projects.

Responsibilities include the following:
• Soil, surface water, vapour and groundwater quality investigations.
• Field surveys and occasional travel to remote locations.
• Data management, analysis and reporting.
• Building professional relationships with clients and regulators.

Job Requirements

Candidates should have the following qualifications:
• Undergraduate degree in environmental science, hydrology, physical geography, earth science, chemistry, or water resources.
• Minimum 2 years’ post-graduation experience with contaminated sites science;
• Excellent written and spoken communication.
• Proficiency with software for word processing, data management, and presentations.
• Ability to work well under pressure, track progress on multiple tasks, and meet deadlines within a team environment.
• Knowledge of applicable regulations and standards for the practice.

To Apply:

If you have the right background and would like to join a Platinum Club Member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies Program, you can forward your resume and cover letter in confidence to Rebekka Lindskoog at lindskoogr@ae.ca; please include the position title and location in the subject line. If you wish to be considered for other similar positions, please create an account and apply through our application system. We thank all applicants, but will only contact those candidates selected for interviews.

Education – Bachelor’s Degree

AE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply. For applicants with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We are also committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information and as such, it will be used for recruitment and employment purposes only.

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Relationship Manager *FCC* Kelowna

Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 to Tuesday, March 23, 2021
English, Permanent position

Passion for agriculture required:
Manage relationships with local producers and be responsible for a developing loan portfolio. You’ll tailor financing packages to meet your customers’ needs, including both lending and non-lending products, and help them build success.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with customers to build financing packages that meet their business needs
  • Build relationships with FCC customers and internal partners
  • Look for opportunities to build your loan portfolio
  • Travel to visit customers on their farm or in the office
  • Analyze customer financial information
  • Create, process and approve new credit facilities

What we’re looking for:

  • Confident communicator with strong analytical skills
  • Ability to connect and build business relationships
  • Sales and negotiation skills combined with sound judgment
  • Self-starter who embraces change
  • Organizational pro who can manage multiple priorities

What you’ll need:

  • A degree in agriculture, business or commerce and at least three years of related ag finance or sales experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience); a professional agrologist designation is an asset
  • A drive to help others achieve their goals
  • A love for agriculture

To apply by March 23, 2021, visit fcc.ca/Careers for posting R-1002267.

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Environmental Professional *Eco-Web Ecological Consulting* Fort St. John

Date: Thursday, March 4, 2021 to Sunday, April 18, 2021

Eco-Web Ecological Consulting Ltd. offers a full spectrum of environmental services to the energy sectors (oil and gas, hydroelectric, wind), transportation sector and government in northeastern British Columbia. Eco-Web specializes in pre-development environmental assessments, fish and wildlife research, wildlife mitigation planning, environmental construction monitoring, reclamation and natural restoration and wildlife management during emergency spill responses.

Eco-Web is looking to add to our team with experienced, hardworking, self-motivated people with a drive to succeed and further their careers on dynamic and exciting projects.  As a small company we can guarantee that your professional development and career growth will be maximized on our team.

Eco-Web is currently looking to fill this full-time position in our Fort St John office;

  • Qualified Environmental Professional – experience in environmental monitoring of construction projects, lease, access road and pipeline construction, wildlife management, wildlife mitigation planning, stream crossings, topsoil stripping and replacement, erosion and sediment control, slope stability techniques, heavy equipment supervision and revegetation (seeding, willow staking, tree planting) with a minimum of 5-8 years’ experience and a bachelor’s degree in a related field. RPBio, PAg, EP or CPESC standing is required. This is a full-time salary plus position with benefits.

All positions are based out of Fort St. John and applicants are expected to be based locally for this work.

Employee versus subcontractor designation will be at Eco-Web’s discretion and subject to negotiation.  Compensation is dependent on experience.

Please send resumes to jobs@eco-web.ca or via fax at 250-787-1175 or to our offices at  8211 93rd St, Fort St. John, BC, V1J 6X1

Resumes will be received until the position has been filled.

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Senior Environmental Assessment & Permitting Practitioner *Stantec* Burnaby

Date: Monday, February 1, 2021 to Monday, March 29, 2021

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time     Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 200001Q9

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise.

We are a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities we support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec has opportunities for a Senior Environmental Assessment and Permitting Practitioner to help lead our environmental assessment and permitting projects. The ideal candidate for this position is one that can capitalize on existing client relationships to expand Stantec’s profile and market share in the regional and national market. Working with our biological, physical sciences, human environment, and engineering teams, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading and contributing to environmental assessments and permitting activities for a variety of projects. These projects will be in the ports and marine, transportation, oil and gas, mining, or power sectors.

Your Key Responsibilities

These roles will be focused on leading environmental planning studies, and managing regulatory

Applications.

• Promoting a strong health and safety culture and actively participating in Stantec’s Health, Safety,

Security and Environment Program

• Managing environmental planning and regulatory projects such as site selection studies,

environmental assessments and permit applications

• Coordinating and tracking of assignments, scopes, schedules, budgets and deliverables

• Demonstrating leadership and coordination of staff across operating units

• Contributing to proposals (budget development and proposal writing)

• Preparing regulatory and technical sections of applications

• Client management, client communication and business development

• Technical direction to staff/mentoring of staff

• Subcontractor management

• Implementing project QA/QC procedures (including quality and independent reviews of draft   deliverables)

Your Capabilities and Credentials

• Knowledgeable of and experienced with federal and/or provincial permitting requirements

• Practical knowledge of environmental mitigation and best management practices

• Client-focused, positive attitude with demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Indigenous and public engagement experience

• Ability to coordinate technical professionals

• Strong project schedule and financial management skills

• Keen interest in building effective networks, interacting with clients, and fostering long-term relationships that contribute to our business

• Committed to providing quality deliverables in a timely manner

• Ability to work in a team setting, accept responsibility and meet deadlines

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor or graduate degree in an environmental, physical science, or engineering related discipline with
  • at least Eight (8) years of experience focusing on environmental assessments/permitting
  • Has obtained or is eligible for a professional designation in British Columbia (e.g., R.P.Bio., P.Eng., P.Geo., PAg)
  • Experience carrying projects through the BCEAA, CEAA 2012/IAA or NEB/CER environmental assessment processes

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

To apply, please visit THIS LINK.

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Intermediate Environmental Professionals *DWB Consulting* Williams Lake / 100 Mile House

DWB is seeking applications for Junior to Intermediate Environmental Professionals proficient in technical report writing and with previous monitoring experience to fill positions in our Lac La Hache office.

Candidates should have relevant formal education and a minimum of 3-5 years environmental-related experience, and must be able to thrive in demanding, fast-paced work environments. Current or eligibility for a relevant professional or technologist designation (e.g., RPBio, PBiol, PAg, though RBTech will be considered) is preferred. Experience with the following is considered an asset:

  • Environmental monitoring on construction projects
  • Environmental field assessments and surveys (fish/wildlife/wetland/vegetation/soils)
  • Technical report writing
  • Erosion and sediment control (ESC) plans
  • Construction Environmental Management Plans (CEMP)
  • Environmental Protection Plans (EPPs)
  • Understanding of environmental regulatory processes in BC
  • Liaising with clients and regulators
  • Conducting work in forestry, transportation, mining, and/or oil and gas sectors

In addition, the candidate should have strong organization skills, and effective relationship building skills with ability to work longer hours in a physically demanding environment, often with limited supervision. The candidate must also be comfortable with field work in remote locations and/or travel between offices.

This position is full time and available immediately, and will be based out of DWB’s Lac La Hache office, located in the Cariboo, and would be ideal for candidates residing in Williams Lake, 100 Mile House and surrounding areas. Salary to be commensurate with experience and industry standards. DWB provides a benefits package and other incentives for employees, including annual bonus, professional development, and other company sponsored events.

Please email resume with cover letter and references to:  rwonnacott@dwbconsulting.ca

Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

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Intermediate/Senior Environmental Professional *DWB Consulting* Prince George/Lac la Hache/Fort St. John

Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 to Sunday, April 18, 2021

DWB Consulting Services Ltd. (DWB) is an integrated consulting firm specializing in offering clients environmental, engineering, and forestry services. DWB employs diversified professional and technical staff with a wide range of experience.  Our team approach and quality service has led to many long-term direct award relationships with clients in the forest, mining, oil and gas, and transportation sectors.

DWB is seeking applications for Intermediate and Senior Environmental Professionals to fill positions in our Prince George, Lac La Hache and Fort St. John offices.

Candidates should have a relevant formal education and a minimum of 3 years environmental-related experience, and must be able to thrive in demanding, fast-paced work environments. Current or eligibility for a relevant professional designation (e.g., RPBio, PBiol, PAg, CPESC) is required, though RBTech and ATAg will be considered.

Experience with the following is considered an asset:

  • Project design/coordination
  • Environmental field data collection (fish/wildlife/forestry/wetland/vegetation/soils)
  • Understanding of environmental regulatory processes in BC
  • Liaising with clients and regulators
  • Technical report writing
  • Preparing Erosion and sediment control (ESC) plans, Construction Environmental Management Plans (CEMP), Environmental Protection Plans (EPPs)
  • Environmental monitoring on small- and large-scale construction projects
  • Conducting fish and/or wildlife salvages
  • Installing, inspecting, and maintaining erosion and sediment control devices
  • In addition, the candidate should have strong organizational skills, and effecitve relationship building skills iwth ability to work longer hours in a physically demanding environment, often with limited supervision.  The candidate must also be comfortable with field work in remote locations and/or travel between DWB offices throughout BC.

Additional assets or skills that will be considered include:

  • Valid class 5 driver’s licence
  • Electrofishing, Swiftwater Rescue, and/or ATV/UTV Certification
  • Experience operating 4×4 vehicles off-highway

This position is full time and is available immediately.  Salary to commensurate with experience and industry standards.  DWB provides a benefits package and other incentives for employees, including; annual bonus, professional development, and other company sponsored events. For more information on DWB Consulting, visit our web site at www.dwbconsulting.ca.

Please submit resume and reference letters by email to Jesse Laframboise, Environmental Manager Prince George Operations at jlaframboise@dwbconsulting.ca

Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  DWB would like to thank you in advance for submitting a resume, however only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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   BC Farm, Fish and Food Job Connector

Dates: Thursday, May 28, 2020 to current 

The BC Farm, Fish and Food Job Connector lists current job vacancies throughout the province, including those for crop and seafood harvesters, food processing and farm workers, agrologists, large machinery operators and marketing specialists.

The site also has sector-specific information and guidance to support businesses as they adapt their recruitment and human resource management in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, please visit https://bcagjobs.gov.bc.ca/ and click HERE for the news release.

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