Summer Production Assistant Pioneer

Summer Production Assistants - (Lethbridge)
Company: Pioneer Hi-Bred Limited
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Career Type: Technician
Industry Type: Seed
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: tbd
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Location: 3 positions based in Lethbridge, Alberta.
Position Purpose:
To assist with seed production processes and support activities involved in the development and
production of hybrid seed crop types. This position is 4 months in duration (May-August 2007) with
the possibility of fall casual work.
Working closely with contract growers to ensure quality production of pedigreed hybrid canola seed
and other seed crops produced by Pioneer Hi-Bred; Inspecting and monitoring of seed production
fields to evaluate crop progress; Interacting and communicating with contract growers; Collecting
agronomic data from seed production fields and research sites; Data entry of field observations into
database. One of the positions listed will have more emphasis placed on research and trialing of
Pioneer products, namely corn.
Educational Qualifications Desired:
Applicant should be completing a Degree or Diploma in Agricultural Science or related field.
Competencies and Experience Desired:
Knowledge of agricultural crop production, weed, disease and crop identification is desired. A Valid
Class 5 driver's license is essential. Experience in any of the following areas would be considered an
asset: GIS/GPS systems, beekeeping or research.
Application Deadline: November 21, 2006
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