Agribusiness Summer Student - Various locations

Richardson International

Agribusiness Summer Student - Various locations

Employer
Richardson International
Description of Position / skills Required

Agribusiness Student
At Richardson International, being truly invested is at the heart of everything we do. For over 160 years, Richardson has been dedicated to Canadian agriculture. Recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing. Richardson is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. Richardson has approximately 3,000 employees across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. At Richardson, we are committed to enhancing our facilities and services and investing in our people and our communities.

Working with Richardson opens the door to a world of possibility. We are currently recruiting self-motivated post-secondary students to join our Richardson Pioneer Ag Business Centres across Western Canada. As an Agribusiness Summer Student you will be responsible for supporting the efficient and profitable operation of our Ag Business Centre. You will have the opportunity to gain exposure in Agronomy, Grain and Crop Inputs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Soil and tissue testing
• Assist with crop input retail activities
• Scout crops for weeds, disease and insects
• Assist with the purchase, storage and shipping of grain
• Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner
• Provide excellent customer service to our farm customers

Certifications / Qualifications / Education

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Strong interest and knowledge of Agriculture
• Safety focused, organized and detail oriented
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Pursuing a degree or diploma in an Agriculture-related field (Agronomy, Plant Science, Soil Science)
• An Agriculture background is considered an asset

Job Location
Various, AB
Canada
Nature of Work
Full Time, Seasonal
Category
Agriculture
How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply online by November 30, 2019.