Crop Insurance Summer Student
Province of Nova Scotia
Bible Hill, NS
Apply By: 2/28/2019

Agriculture

Crop Insurance Summer Student, Casual, BIBLE HILL

Competition # 18070

About Us

The vision of the Department of Agriculture is to create a Nova Scotia Agriculture and Agri-food industry that is diversified, market focused, and profitable. We work to support the development of competitive sustainable and profitable agriculture and agri-business industries that contribute to the economic, environmental and social prosperity of Nova Scotia.

The mission of the Nova Scotia Crop and Livestock Insurance Commission is to provide Nova Scotia farm managers with insurance products with which they can manage the financial risks associated with reduced crop yields or animal production losses due to insured perils.

About Our Opportunity

Working as part of the service delivery team at the Nova Scotia Crop and Livestock Insurance Commission you will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience by working with field agents and other Commission staff to deliver crop insurance and wildlife compensation programs throughout the province. The main duties of this position will include assisting with field inspections, inspection of wildlife compensation claims, and yield verification. You will also assist with data and file management in the Commission head office in Bible Hill as well as other duties as assigned.

About You

To be a successful within this role, you must be a university student currently enrolled in an agricultural program and returning to full time studies in the fall of 2019 as well as possess experience in agricultural cropping.

In addition to the above, this position will require:
good oral and written communication skills,
the ability to work in a team environment, and
computer literacy.

Emergency first aid, WHMIS and defensive driver training will be considered assets.

Other Considerations

Please note this is a summer student position with an expected end date of August 31, 2019

A valid driver’s license with a good driving record and access to a reliable motor vehicle is required.

Pay Grade: HOURLY - HOURLY

Salary Range: $17.50 - $21.26 Hourly