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Come work with southern Alberta’s leader in agriculture research.

We want motivated individuals to work with our team.  You will gain a wide range of research and extension experience such as:

-Plot research skills (seeding, spraying, plot management, data collection, photography, harvest)

-Technical skills (lab prep work with analytical balances, pipettes, etc, computer work)

-Organizing skills (help to coordinate crop walks, tours and events)

-Communication skills (using internet and social media formats to advertise and promote)

-Networking opportunities with producers, industry members and government personnel

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  • Must possess a valid driver’s license;
  • Must be willing and able to perform light to medium physical tasks outdoors;
  • Must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • Must have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and,
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.


Term:  May 1 to Aug 31, 2016 (M-F, 40hrs/week, some overtime required)

Salary:  $17 – $23 based on experience

Deadline for Application:  Feb. 15, 2016


Please send your resume to Ken Coles, General Manager:

Be sure to mention areas of interest and any skills, for example:  photography, proficiency with  particular software, knowledge of social media, mechanical aptitude etc.


Or mail to: Farming Smarter

#100, 5401 – 1st Ave S

Lethbridge, Alberta  T1J 4V6


If you are a Co-op student and this position is posted by your Co-op department, you MUST apply through your Co-op Program.

Created January 8, 2016 | Category: Business

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