Seasonal Crop Scout
Nutrien Ag Solutions
Foam Lake, SK
Job Description

Seasonal Crop Scout - Nutrien Ag Solutions (Foam Lake, SK, Canada)

2020 Spring Season April - August

At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien™, the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; Proven®Seed and Dyna-Gro®Seed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

Working at Nutrien Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.

The Seasonal Crop Scout will report to the Branch Manager who is responsible for your schedule, safety procedure training and agronomy training including weed, insect and disease identification, pest and crop population counts, crop and weed staging and other diagnostic issues that may occur in farmer’s fields. You will have daily contact with your supervisor along with location representatives and other Crop Scout Assistants as required. You will be supplied with equipment to do your job which may include a vehicle, cell phone and other equipment as necessary.

What will you do:
Inspects farmers’ fields and records weed, insect, disease and other observations
Communicate observations to the Nutrien branch representative and back to the customer
Play an important role in field scouting services offered to help farmers make timely, informed and economical field crop decisions
There may also be an opportunity to provide branch support and special events support during the growing season

What you will bring:
Ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time under all weather conditions
Persons looking for a challenging summer experience that involves prompt decision making, embracing leadership and helping farmers succeed
Above average organizational skills, ability to understand new concepts and learn quickly, complete work targets with little or no supervision in a timely manner, self-motivated
Education includes (but not limited to) students or graduates from university or college agricultural programs, business programs or other education who are genuinely interested in working in the agricultural community
Having a farm background is advantageous but not necessary

Are you a good match? Apply today!

Nutrien Ag Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check, and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.