BASF Technical Service Jr. Greenhouse Technician (1 year contract) in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

At BASF , we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2018, as well as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2018.

Where the Chemistry Happens....

The Technical Service Greenhouse Technician is responsible for completing the day to day tasks associated with a greenhouse program, including plant maintenance, greenhouse and growth chamber cleaning, experiment set up, and photography of plants in experiments assistance with experimental evaluations. will be responsible for entering data generated in the greenhouse into electronic format, cataloging and labelling photos and uploading information into our database.

Formula for Success: You Will…

· Be responsible for pesticide application for experiments, as well as pesticide application as required for plant maintenance.

· Efficiently enter data generated in the greenhouse into electronic format, cataloging and labelling photos and uploading information into our database.

· Perform technical service for laboratory based duties associated with the greenhouse research program.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You

  • A diploma in Agriculture or other science based discipline is the minimum requirement, however a degree is preferred

  • Horticulture experience and previous greenhouse experience is an asset, however not required.

  • Preference will be given to applicants with previous greenhouse or lab experience

  • An understanding of western Canadian Agriculture and Crops.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.

  • Attention to detail is a necessity.

  • Ability to complete repetitive tasks.

  • Ability to work in a greenhouse environment (standing, hot, humid).

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with a strong emphasis on safety.

We welcome and encourage applications from all persons. BASF has a robust policy of accommodating employees who are able to perform the essential duties of the job upon accommodation. In particular, applicants with disabilities are entitled to a recruitment process and accessible materials

Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: N-APN/RD-Agricultural Solutions Canada-63010489

Title: Technical Service Jr. Greenhouse Technician (1 year contract)

Location: CAN-SK-Saskatoon

Requisition ID: 1900307