At SCIC, we’re helping keep Saskatchewan’s agriculture industry strong and it takes great people, working together as a community, to make it happen. Our values reflect who we are at SCIC. We value focusing on the producer, innovation, teamwork and community, accountability to ourselves and others and leadership at all levels.
Working from one of our Customer Service Offices (CSO), this positions reports to the Field Supervisor and the CSO Manager, and is responsible for performing crop inspections on farms while working with customers.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Perform crop inspections on farms.
Gather data necessary to determine indemnities for programs administered by Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation.
Carry out fieldwork with customers who have suffered a financial loss or where problem situations exist.
Ability to walk long distances to do plant counts and measure fields.
Ability to climb bins in order to accurately measure grain production.
Submit claims neatly, accurately and completely.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
To be successful in this position you will need a minimum of a Grade 12 education supplemented with many years of farming experience. You will also need a valid driver's license and a suitable vehicle to carry out responsibilities.
Detailed knowledge of farming practices and crops with the ability to identify crop disease, insect damage and other causes of loss.
Strong mathematical skills with the ability to complete manual calculations.
Knowledge of and experience with computers such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Clear, legible handwriting.
Good physical condition with the ability to walk long distances for field measurements and climb ladders and bins to measure grain.
Preference will be given to those applications with knowledge of Crop Insurance and AgriStability.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
We are looking for someone with:
Service Excellence – Delivers or provides additional information or service beyond customer expectations.
Accountability – Assumes responsibility for personal actions, behaviours and results.
Decision Making – Decisions are aligned with position responsibilities, boundaries and organizational policies and practices.
Analytical Thinking – Uses multiple sources to gather complete and accurate data.
Innovation – Challenges the status quo when needed and looks for ways to improve internal processes and practices.
Team Collaboration – Develops relationships by establishing respect, trust, support and understanding.
Communication – Uses open-ended questions, active listening and dialogue to encourage others to provide information about underlying needs or issues.
Strategic Thinking – Prioritizes work in alignment with organization objectives.
Building Organizational Community – Actively builds relationships by establishing respect, trust, support and understanding.
Planning and Risk Management – Continually adapts priorities and responsibilities in response to changing needs.
Performance Management – Assumes ownership of assigned duties with intentions of generating positive results.
Personal Leadership and Development – Demonstrates integrity, openness and inclusiveness by treating self and team members with respect and empathy.
The successful candidate must present a work ethic supporting our corporate values and Saskatchewan agriculture, must provide an acceptable criminal record check and should the successful candidate participate in the Crop Insurance or AgriStability Programs, their account must be in good standing. This position is required to travel throughout the province and work weekends when necessary.