Nutrien LTD

  • Seasonal Operations & Crop Scout

    Job Locations CA-AB-Rycroft
    Posted Date 3 months ago(2/12/2018 11:41 AM)
    System ID
    2018-6573
    Job Category
    Students & New Grads
    Business Unit
    Retail
    Number of Positions (Vacancies)
    1
  • Job Description

    Seasonal Operations & Crop Scout, Rycroft & surrounding area

     

    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.

     

    Key Tasks:

    • Draws farm supplies from warehousing stock to fill customer orders
    • Makes deliveries or assists with the co-ordination of shipment with the transportation organization
    • Assists in the identification of blending opportunities
    • Completes farm supply shipping documentation
    • Checks for damaged articles, quality and quantity and records quantities received and reports to manager/supervisor with regard to damaged items and shortages
    • Operates and services equipment used in the movement of farm supplies
    • Operates by industry regulations in the handling and storage of farm supplies
    • Completes related documentation
    • Assists in the development, implementation and maintenance of a positive image program at the branch
    • Keeps the manager informed of levels of existing stock
    • Complies with all CPS and Industry regulatory and safety standards at all times
    • Keeps facilities and grounds clean and tidy, well maintained, and free of fire hazards
    • Carries out a regular preventative maintenance program and conducts minor repairs
    • Maintains stock control records
    • Inspects farmers’ fields and records weed, insect, disease and other observations
    • Observations are then communicated to the CPS 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
    • Performs other related duties as required

     

    Skills:

    • Demonstrated high level of customer service
    • Ability to achieve warehousing license, WHMIS, TDG
    • Demonstrated knowledge of modern farm practices and industry regulations
    • Demonstrated ability to develop good working relationships
    • Demonstrated ability to meet and deal with the public effectively
    • Effective communication and time management skills
    • Proven ability to work independently
    • Mechanical operation and maintenance
    • Ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time under all weather conditions
    • Demonstrated physical ability to perform the functions of the job including good eyesight and color perception
    • Ability to meet the CPS policy requirement by completing a Criminal background check, Drug/alcohol testing, and Driving Record Abstract

     

    Qualifications: 

    • One year operational and agronomy experience preferred
    • Grade 12 or equivalent
    • Students or graduates from post-secondary agricultural or business programs are preferred
    • Having a farm background is advantageous but not necessary
    • Possess a valid Class 5 driver's license

     

    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 may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with CPS policies.

     

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

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