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Canola Breeding Associate

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6 months
Grade 12
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Shane Werboweski

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We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF Canada has been recognized as one of Canadas Top 100 Employers for 2018, as well as one of Greater Torontos Top Employers for 2018.

Formula for Success: You Will

As a Canola Breeding Associate, you will join our Breeding team where you will be involved in field trials for local and global breeding programs with the goal of developing hybrids that provide the highest return to growers. You will be responsible for field activities relating to variety development and registration from seeding to harvest including seed set up, land preparation, seeding, pest control, pollination management, plot maintenance, parental development, harvesting and supervision of casual employees as required. You will also be involved in crop health diagnosis through daily monitoring of field and research plots, data collection and analysis.
Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You

    Strong agronomic competence attained through pursuing or having obtained your degree in Agriculture or another college along with experience in the Agriculture Industry.
    Demonstrated problem solving skills
    Ability to be flexible and modify plans as situations arise minimizing impact on results
    Interest in canola development
    Ability to deliver results in pursuit of both individual and team goals

We welcome and encourage applications from all persons. BASF has a robust policy of accommodating employees who are able to perform the essential duties of the job upon accommodation.  In particular, applicants with disabilities are entitled to a recruitment process and accessible materials.


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Reading text
 - Writing
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
 - Problem solving
 - Decision making
 - Critical thinking
 - Job task planning and organizing
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Willing to travel
 - Valid driver's licence
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Not required
 - Not applicable
Additional Skills
 - Use computer applications
 - Perform administrative tasks
Work Setting
 - Business or industry
Area Of Specialization
 - Agricultural development
Ability to Supervise
 - 1-2 people
Work Location Information
 - Rural community
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Fast-paced environment
 - Work under pressure
 - Tight deadlines
Security and Safety
 - Bondable
 - Basic security clearance
 - Driver's validity licence check
 - Driving record check (abstract)
Own Tools/Equipment
 - Cellular phone


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