Agrium Inc

Field Checker-Napa/Sonoma Counties

US-CA-Healdsburg
1 week ago
System ID
2017-6328
Number of Positions
1
Job Category
Student (Includes Co-op, Summer Student, Internship)

Job Description

Field Checker-Napa/Sonoma Counties

 

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.

Position Description:
 
The field checker will be responsible for inspecting farmers’ fields and records weed, insect, disease and other observations (including monitoring traps), tissue and soil sampling. This position plays an important role in field scouting services offered to help make timely informed and economical field crop decisions. You will report to one supervisor who is responsible for your schedule, safety procedure training and agronomy training including weed, insect and disease identification, pest and crop population counts, crop and weed staging and other diagnostic issues that may occur in fields. You will have daily contact with your supervisor along with location representatives and other employees as required. You will be supplied with equipment to do your job.
 
Other Information:
- Hourly wage
- Applicants must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record
- Applicants must be able to work outdoors for extended periods of time under all weather conditions
- Above average organizational skills, ability to understand new concepts and learn quickly, complete work targets with little or no supervision in a timely manner, self-motivated
- Ability to pass drug and alcohol screening


 Desired Qualifications:
- Pursuing an agriculture related degree

- Vineyard experience
- Pursuing a Pest Control Adviser License
- Agriculture background
- Begin work February 2018


*EOE plus AA employer  

 


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, persons with disabilities and veterans. 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 www.cpsagu.com/careers.  While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

 

 

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