As a non-profit organization that is passionate about applied agricultural research, Gateway Research Organization is a terrific place of employment for those looking to break paradigms and change the face of agriculture.
Summer Crop Research Assistant
These positions will be for 4 months in duration, beginning in April through to August 2019 with the potential to extend into the fall until October. The successful applicant will assist with our research and extension activities. Previous experience with research work and/or related farm work, farm machinery and spraying crop herbicides is an asset. Duties include; establishing, maintaining, and evaluating field research projects, counting plants, pulling weeds, conducting pest surveys, working with cattle. Must be willing to work outdoors in various environments and be willing to work additional hours during peak periods and work well with others in a team setting.
Qualifications: A valid driver’s license is required, enrollment in a post-secondary program (preferably agricultural related program)
Salary: $17.00 to $20.00/hour
Education: Secondary School (Required)
License: Alberta Drivers License (Required)