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Positions:
Crop Scout (Seasonal)
Location:
19 Riverside Drive, Charlottetown PE
Vacancies:
2
Start Date:
May 2021 (weather dependent)
Duration:
Temporary fulltime
Length of Employment:
15 weeks
Required Skills:
Qualifications:

-Perform all tasks with safety being the number one priority
-Excellent written and oral communication skills
-Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
-Strong organizational and time management skills
-Ability to understand new concepts and learn quickly
-Ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time, including evenings and weekends if necessary
-Valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle
-College/University education in agricultural is preferred
-Farm background and/or scouting experience considered an asset
Job Experience:
Experience would be an asset
Work Schedule:
Some overtime, Week-ends, Evenings, Weekdays
Job Description:
Seasonal Crop Scout - Charlottetown, PE

Cavendish Agri Services supports farmers in growing healthy and productive crops. We have 9 manufacturing/retail locations serving Atlantic Canada. Our primary products include fertilizers, crop protectants and technical expertise.

Reporting to the Branch Manager, the Seasonal Crop Scout will be a results-driven, self-starter who is always looking for opportunities for improvement, and has the ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment. Individuals looking for a challenging summer experience that involves prompt decision making and helping farmers succeed, should apply.

The position duration is approximately 15 weeks, starting in May.

Key Responsibilities:

-Visually inspect customer crops
-Identify insect, weed and disease risks where applicable
-Communicate back to customer and Sales Managers any potential risks as identified
-Collect plant samples for laboratory submission when necessary
-Conduct soil sampling in order to identify crop risks
-Represent the company in a professional manner
-Other duties as required
To Apply:
Cavendish Farms 
Please email to resume to CavendishHR@cavendishfarms.com referencing job # 21000616