The BC Grain Producers Association Research Department in Dawson Creek is seeking an individual to assist the team in conducting its field research trials for local and inter-provincial projects. This is a full time, summer position offering a competitive pay based on education and experience.
Seed preparation, cleaning, weighing & organizing of plots
Site preparation, mechanical & hand maintenance of plots
Assist in planting, assessments and harvest activities
Assist in data collection and data entry
Assist in the mechanical maintenance of research equipment and other shop based tasks
Ideally enrolled in an Agriculture of Environmental Degree, Diploma, or related program
Able to work well independently & in a team environment
Able to take direction from fellow employees
Tolerate normal nuisances associated with agriculture (dust, pollen, weather, heavy lifting, etc.)
Able to work outdoors, handle repetitive tasks with dexterity, as work is physically demanding at times
Agricultural experience an asset and interest in research
Able to work extended hours during peak times
Mechanically inclined considered an asset but not required
Hold a valid & clean driver’s license, a heavy-trailer endorsement allowing to pull large trailers is an asset
Basic computer skills
Please email cover letter, resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop off at:
BC Grain Producers Association
401 – 114th Avenue,
Dawson Creek, BC V1G 2Z7
Application Deadline: March 30th 2018, suitable candidates may be interviewed and the position filled prior to the competition closing, competition may remain open if a suitable candidate is not found.
Start Date: May 7th, or earlier depending on availability.
We thank all those who apply but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.