Valleyview Co-op is hiring a Full-Time JUNIOR AGRONOMIST (student) for a summer term at our Farm & Ranch Centre in VIRDEN, MB.
Who we are:
Co-op does business differently. As a co-operative, we believe in working together to serve Western Canadians, delivering profits back to our communities and investing in sustainable growth. To learn more about who we are and how you can help bring our brand to life, visit us at www.valleyviewco-op.crs
What you?ll do:
The Junior Agronomist, under mentorship of a senior Agronomist, assists on a wide variety of agronomic services to our customers and promotes the sale of chemical, seed, fertilizer, custom application, and crop supplies services. The Junior Agronomist is exposed to agronomic issues and challenges and begins to source solutions or recommendations. The Junior Agronomist shadows a mentor to acquire knowledge and experience on establishing credibility and developing ongoing, profitable sales relationships with the Co-operative?s customers. Gains knowledge to cross promote Farm & Ranch and Petroleum services and products.
Who you are:
You are looking to start a career in agriculture and you:
? are a student enrolled in Agriculture Post Secondary Education or have related experience in the Ag field
? have strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
? have knowledge of farm related goods and experience in a farm environment
? have at a minimum a Class 5 Valid Drivers license
? can lift 50lbs or greater
This position is 40 hours/week, from Monday- Friday (May 1- August 30). Additional hours and weekends as needed during busy season.
We are looking for individuals wanting to explore a career in retail and who exhibits the following competencies:
-Nimble Learning- Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as a learning fodder
-Drives Results ? consistently works to achieve their goals and meet standards
-Instills Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity
-Self-Development ? Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channel
Our Team Members receive competitive salaries, we recognize the importance of work/life balance, and we offer many paid learning opportunities. We strongly encourage growth and development of our Team Members and want to see them make a career with Co-op.
At Co-op, we embrace diversity and inclusion, and we?re working to create a workplace that is as diverse as the communities we serve. We support and provide an environment that allows all to bring their whole selves to work.
Apply by submitting your application through the careers section on Valleyview Co-op?s website at
This position falls under Collective Bargaining Agreement with UFCW 832. Wage Range: $13.81 - $19.35/hour
Posted Saturday, March 18, 10:48 PM
Expires in 20 days (Tuesday, April 18)