BASF Field Research Technician (12 month contract) in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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Where the Chemistry Happens
BASF is searching for a Field Research Technician to support the Research and Commercial Development Crop Protection field program at the Saskatoon Research Farm. This is a 1-year temporary position with the opportunity for employment extension or advancement.
As a Field Research Technician, you will be responsible for...
Assisting the local field biologist(s) in the execution and management of crop protection research programs on the local research farm (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, and Seed Treatments).
Provide technical support to the field biologist(s) in the areas of equipment operation and management, agronomy, data evaluations, field rotational management, and overall farm operation and management.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Management and operation of farm equipment including tractors, sprayers, irrigation systems, and combine harvesters
Research plot layout, field preparation, establishment, evaluation, maintenance, and harvesting of field trials
Farm site maintenance and management
Research data collection and data entry
Supporting the development and technical training for seasonal research staff
Supporting a leading safety culture on the research farm
Formula for Success
As a Field Research Technician, you will hold:
- A Diploma, Bachelors Degree, or Masters Degree in an Agriculture, or other science related field.
Actively participate on teams to solve problems or achieve team goals. Ability to share knowledge and expertise with others. Computer skills and proficient in various software programs, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, ARM/SPEAD. Equipment farm and/or or previous small plot related experience is required. A good knowledge of agronomy relating to Western crops is an asset.
Job: REDE - Research & Development
Organization: N-APN/RD-Agricultural Solutions Canada-63007076
Title: Field Research Technician (12 month contract)
Requisition ID: 2000461