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CA - Manitoba - Research Associate
Ref No.: 18-07740
Location: Headingley, Manitoba
Research Associate
Headingley, MB
8 Months

Responsibilities will include:
Actively participate in the operation of an extensive field testing program
Participate in all aspects of a comprehensive field research program
Maintain and operate field research equipment
Assist in locating fields for research programs
Assist in field planning, seed organization and setup
Maintain plots throughout the year using field sprayers, cultivators, backpack sprayers and hand held equipment.
Take comprehensive field notes as directed
Maintaining orderly research records

Required Skills:
BS. degree or diploma in agricultural science or related field
Good computer skills (working knowledge of Excel, Word and any database program.
Experience in machinery operation and maintenance of farm equipment
Field research experience
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
Very good organizational skills
Excellent attention to details
Ability to work independently
Already possess or be willing to obtain a Pesticide Applicator's License
Appropriate provincial drivers license for medium vehicle operation (?10,000lbs GCWR)
Ability to work flexible hours depending on the season
Good communication skills