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Management/Corporate   |   Business Information   |   Full Time

Requisition #: 2021-01.003

 

As the Farm and Field Manager, you will be responsible to manager the day-to-day operations for Discovery Farm Langham and the current research projects. You will play a direct role in the implementation of research projects and should be a Professional Agronomist with experience in a variety of tasks. You will also be responsible for managing the day to day work loads of both Discovery Farm employees and Summer Students.

Core Responsibilities: 

  • Manages day to day operations for Discovery Farm Langham. 
  • Professional agronomist that has experience in field research to lead data collection, scouting, and field management decisions. 
  • Manages summer students, part time and seasonal help. 
  • Relationship management with clients and partnerships regarding day-to-day farm operations such as equipment, inputs, etc. 
  • Liaison with event leads to coordinate their operational needs of the site. (i.e., Ag in Motion, Field Days)  
  • Delivers and manages irrigation program which includes AIM plots and Discovery Farm plots. 
  • Advise and execute on research project protocols outlined by the research leads.   
  • Manage crop and inputs from purchasing to selling.  
  • Organize and coordinate in the off season to ensure Discovery Farm Langham is planned for the next growing season. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture 
  • Registration with the Saskatchewan Institute of Agronomists is required, but can be completed upon hiring. 
  • 5+ years in an applied agriculture research setting.  
  • 5+ years in a management role. 
  • Practical farming experience and knowledge.  
  • Experience operating farm machinery. 
  • This position will be required to work flexible hours during peak season. 
  • Valid License 
  • Valid CPR/First Aid Certificate, but can be completed upon hiring.  

We offer a great working environment, competitive salary including an attractive benefits package.  If this sounds like the perfect fit, please email your resume and cover letter in confidence to: humanresources[at]farmmedia[dot]com

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only successful candidates will be contacted.

 

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