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Seasonal Agronomy Assistant

Job req id:  3177

Rycroft, AB, CA, T0H 3A0

This position is Seasonal from May to August, 2023.


At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.


Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien™, the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; Proven®Seed and Dyna-Gro®Seed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.


We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.


Working at Nutrien Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.


Learn and grow with us! This terrific opportunity for the agriculture or retail-business student looking for a summer job to advance their knowledge and experience within a sales and agronomy-based business. 


What you will do:  


  • Work in compliance with all Safety, Environmental and Operating Standards 
  • Assist in seed planting, ensuring that seeds are planted at the right rate and at the right depth 
  • Conduct plant counts and take field notes on crop emergence 
  • Scout production fields to identifying problem weeds and insects  
  • Manage the isolation needs of the control throughout the season 
  • Scout future seed production fields for volunteers and objectionable weeds 
  • Other duties as assigned 


What you will bring:  


  • Agriculture, Business or Science Degree student, or Diploma student, or graduate 
  • Previous agriculture or field scouting experience, an asset 
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license  
  • Ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time under all weather conditions 
  • Ability to lift upwards of 50 lbs.  



Are you a good match? Apply today!


Nutrien Ag Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.


This job will remain posted until filled.  While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


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At Nutrien, we never stop growing, because our world never does. Our size can help us weather a storm, but with that ability comes a great responsibility—to our growers and customers, our employees and shareholders, our communities, and the planet. 

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