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Temporary Seasonal Agriculture Research Assistant (s)

Kent Ag Research Inc. is looking for Temporary Seasonal Agriculture Research Assistant(s) for the 2021 Harvest Season. Kent Ag Research Inc. is a research service and variety testing business located in Thamesville, ON, with field locations throughout Ontario and Quebec specializing in corn, soybean and cereal crops.

Duties:

  • Assisting in all aspects of harvest including:
    • In field loading, unloading, and transporting of harvest totes by operating Forklift/loader tractor (experience dependent)
    • Assisting in cleanout procedures on harvest combines
    • Maintain high quality and purity of plots by labeling and keeping records of harvested totes/varieties
    • Detailed note taking in research plots

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Must be detail oriented, organized, self-motivated, reliable, and be a hard worker with a good work ethic
  • Able to work independently or on a team
  • Ability to follow safety procedures and safe operation of equipment, vehicles, etc.
  • Able to work outdoors for long periods
  • Willing to travel to plot locations with some overnight stays required
  • Must hold a valid G Drivers Licence
  • Crop production and farm equipment operation experience will be considered an asset

A competitive wage and training will be provided. There are two (2) positions available. This position would be suitable for candidates looking for temporary work, as the position will run from mid-September 2021 to approximately November 30, 2021.

Please email resume to:

kentag@bell.net

Attn: John Nevills

Kent Ag Research Inc.

11812 Wabash Line

Thamesville, ON N0P2K0