Crop Scout Summer 2024 - FS Partners - Mitchell, ON

 

Do you enjoy meeting new people and are a self-driven individual? If yes, then FS PARTNERS is looking for YOU!  We are recruiting for the 2024 Summer season.

 

FS PARTNERS, a division of GROWMARK, Inc., is a growing and progressive, multi-service agricultural business, operating18 locations that specialize in agronomy, energy products and grain marketing throughout southwestern and central Ontario. We’re currently looking for professional, courteous, knowledgeable and self-motivated individuals to join our team during our busy season.   

 

 

Are you looking to get first-hand, boots on the ground experience in Agronomy?
 
Scouting with FS PARTNERS this summer is an amazing opportunity to do this!
 
If you love the outdoors, working independently and are interested in learning about weed ID, crop staging, insects and diseases, have we got the position for you!

                                                                                                                                         
Come be part of the Agronomy team at FS PARTNERS for a fun, unforgettable summer, from which you will gain experiences that you will take with you throughout your entire career in agriculture.

Use integrated pest management (IPM) techniques, satellite imagery and GPS technology to document notes from the field that include weeds, insects, diseases and other yield limiting threats.

Represent FS PARTNERS on the road and in our growers' fields. Be curious, ask questions, and get the most out of your 2024 summer! We provide you the necessary tools to have a great summer, while growing your knowledge and experience of the agriculture industry.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Normally requires an individual currently enrolled in an agriculture-related college or university program, who possesses a basic understanding of production agriculture.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license, a satisfactory driving record, and the ability to travel independently as needed.
  • Occasionally exposed or required to work in extreme conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)
  • Must be able to walk crop fields and conduct visual inspections of crops.
  • Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK's policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.
  • May be required to work extended hours, particularly during peak seasons.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.


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