Nutrien LTD

  • Seasonal Field Technician

    Job Locations CA-SK-Saskatoon
    Posted Date 5 months ago(1/1/2018 8:21 AM)
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    Students & New Grads
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  • Job Description

    Seasonal Field Technician, Saskatoon, SK


    Why work at Crop Production Services (CPS)?  Great question!


    Safety is a core value at CPS.  Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority.  Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.


    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future.  We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.


    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, CPS offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.


    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture.  Culture at CPS is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.


    Reporting to the Growth Facilities Staff and as a temporary member of the Canola Development Team, you will be responsible for daily greenhouse tasks relating to double haploid production. This is a part-time position with possibility for extension depending on business needs.


    Key Tasks:

    • Responsible for completing day to day tasks relating to the care and health of double haploid plants in the greenhouse
    • Providing assistance with tasks relating to the Growth Facilities Program may include:
      • Pure seed production of greenhouse plants
      • General maintenance of greenhouse plants
      • Execution of Integrated Pest Management systems
      • Harvest / Hand Threshing
      • Greenhouse sanitation and clean up
    • Assisting other related programs as required



    • Punctual, reliable, and able to work hot humid environments
    • A high level of attention to detail resulting in consistent outcomes
    • Proven problem-solving abilities in team and individual settings
    • Exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Versatile and efficient
    • Willingness to learn and apply new information practically


    Salary Grade - 1


    CPS, a Nutrien Company, is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.


    If this sounds like a good match, apply now. You will need the ability to complete a Criminal Background Check, Drug & Alcohol Testing, and Driving Record Abstract as required by CPS policies.


    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


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