Field Checker-Five Points, CA
Position Description: The field checker will be responsible for inspecting farmers fields and records weed, insect, disease and other observations (including monitoring traps), tissue and soil sampling. This position plays an important role in field scouting services offered to help make timely informed and economical field crop decisions. You will report to one supervisor who is responsible for your schedule, safety procedure training and agronomy training including weed, insect and disease identification, pest and crop population counts, crop and weed staging and other diagnostic issues that may occur in fields. You will have daily contact with your supervisor along with location representatives and other employees as required. You will be supplied with equipment to do your job.Position Requirements:- Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior pursuing a BS in Plant Science, Crop & Soil Science, Agronomy, Horticulture, Botany- Ability to pass drug and alcohol screening Other Information: – Hourly wage- Applicants must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record – Applicants must be able to work outdoors for extended periods of time under all weather conditions – Above average organizational skills, ability to understand new concepts and learn quickly, complete work targets with little or no supervision in a timely manner, self-motivatedWhy Crop Production Services?Winning together; Our Cultivating Excellence culture coupled with great people and delivering superior results with integrity is what sets Agrium apart from other career opportunities. Were dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Agrium an award winning company, listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S. Crop Production Services (an Agrium company) is an organizational culture that promotes sustainability and innovation, with a vision to help feed the world in ways that protect the environment, support economic vitality, and enhance communities.Crop Production Services is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.Those interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly at www.cpsagu.com/careers. While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.Apply for this job.