Bayer CropScience – Field Breeding Summer Associate - Coleville, SK

Posted on January 16, 2023. Primary Region: Kindersley & Rosetown, SK

We are seeking highly motivated Field Breeding Summer Associates to join our Bayer CropScience team for the Summer of 2023. These positions are on a 4-month term, and the positions will be based in the Coleville area.

Why work for Impres and Bayer CropScience
•We provide students with on the job training and hands on experience while ensuring that there are new learning opportunities every step of the way.
•We offer a unique opportunity in partnership with Bayer CropScience to students interested in pursing a career in agriculture by connecting students with world class researchers, agronomists & plant breeders.
•Students will be a contributing member of the team with meaningful responsibilities. Our goal is to provide students with interesting and challenging work while having fun and celebrating successes.

Qualifications:
•A current student pursuing an Associate’s (Diploma), Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. degree program with focus in Agriculture or Sciences desired
•Highly motivated with the ability to work independently
•Strong organization, time management and problem-solving skills
•Good understanding of agronomic practices
•Ability to work long hours as required, and own transportation to research farm
•Basic mechanical skills; ability to operate farm machinery
•Farm background an asset but not required
•Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
•Willing to obtain Class G endorsement (AB,SK) or Class 3 (MB) or Full G license (ON) - (heavy trailer endorsement)

•This position requires full vaccination against COVID-19

Responsibilities:
•You will experience the full spectrum of implementing a multi-crop small plot field research program. This will include field selection, site and seed preparation, planting, trial maintenance, data collection and harvest.
•Assist with trial preparation activities including seed counting, sorting, placement of sample envelopes into planting order and order verification
•Assist with the collection of agronomic data from canola, corn and/or soybean plots throughout the season
•Follow trial stewardship and/or regulatory guidelines and policies, as per requirements
•Safely operate and maintain the research equipment (tractors, planter, sprayer, plot combine), company vehicles and trailers

What We Offer:

Skill development opportunities
On the job training
Collaborative, diverse and inclusive culture

Career development and goal setting opportunities

Please apply online at: https://www.impres.com/positions?ptype=stu

Thank you to those who apply. Based on previous experience, the exceptional response rate demands that only those with the required experience will be contacted.

Location:


Coleville, SK and area, SK

Job type: Seasonal

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Contact Information

Erin
Phone: 306-737-7146