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Technician III

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If you live safety always and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.


Cultivating Excellence is Crop Production Service's culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is about achieving superior results with integrity together while connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.


While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to lead your own engagement.  It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never envisioned while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.


Who You Will Work With


You will work daily beside teams of people who care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.


Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential.  You will find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working side by side in an inclusive culture.


Technician III - Rosebank, MB



  • Demonstrates leadership, oversees safety and directs the activities of seasonal staff assigned to the research program.
  • Trains and directs the development of staff; supervises and manages performance with timely and appropriate feedback and review.
  • Works with the Research Agronomist to plan and conduct the field testing of designated research material using defined methods that will ensure accuracy and optimize results under experimental protocol.
  • Conducts preliminary yield evaluation trials on experimental lines including tasks such as: trial design and layout, planting, pesticide application, note taking, harvest and quality testing.
  • Produces pure seed of designated lines.
  • Assists in conducting field tours and provides information on research programs.
  • Maintains a detailed logbook of activities.
  • Gathers, summarizes and inputs experimental data.
  • Monitors results and checks for accuracy of information.
  • Assist in the recruitment of seasonal staff.


  • One (1) year of related experience.
  • Diploma in Agriculture, B.Sc. in Agriculture an asset.
  • Eligible for membership in the Manitoba Institute of Agrologists.
  • Excellent coordinating and communication skills to deal with a number of staff.
  • Solid organizational skills to handle and wide range of research projects.
  • Knowledge and experience with experimental design, data and statistical analysis.
  • Knowledge of farm equipment and machine operation.
  • Computer experience in the use of databases and spreadsheets.
  • Concern for order; expertise; flexibility; teamwork and cooperation; achievement orientation/self-motivation; attention to detail; supervisory skills; willingness to travel.
  • Class 3 driver's license or willingness to obtain is an asset.


Why Crop Production Services?


Winning together; our culture coupled with great people, who deliver results with integrity, is what sets Crop Production Services apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Crop Production Services an award winning company. We are listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.


Crop Production Services, an Agrium company, is committed to building an inclusive workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities and veterans.


We believe our diverse and inclusive workforce helps us communicate effectively and adds to our business success. This is just one of the reasons Agrium has been honored as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for the past eight years.  Additionally, our Employee Resource Groups – the Women's Inclusion Network and the Young Professionals Network, create awareness and opportunity for constructive action and dialogue.

Those passionate about this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly at  While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only applicants under consideration will be contacted.