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Research Crop Production Assistant

发表于 2016-8-30 13:15 |显示全部帖子
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Reference number: AGR16J-016488-000175
Selection process number: 16-AGR-ON-EA-ST-32

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Science and Technology Branch
London (Ontario)
GL-MAN-05
Permanent Full Time
$22.61 to $24.57 per hour (Salary under review)
For further information on the organization, please visit Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Closing date: 6 September 2016 - 23:59, Pacific Time  (more on closing date)
Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
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Duties

Performs field/ greenhouse activities such as field / seedbed preparation, planting, spraying, mowing, maintenance and harvesting activities for research field and scientific purposes.

Operates hand and power tools and is responsible for the maintenance of greenhouse or field equipment such as tractors, sprayers, combines and various other farm and landscape equipment.

Operates /maintains vehicles and equipment in the maintenance of field, grounds maintenance or greenhouse work, such as one or more of the following: light and heavy trucks, tractors, combines, weed eaters, ,zero turn commercial mowers, snow removal equipment, irrigation equipment, forklifts, backhoes, mixers, generators.

Maintains, adjusts and makes minor repairs or adjustments to tools and equipment used by self and others.

Cleans and organises assigned areas such as landscaped grounds or working areas such as shops, construction sites, potting or fertilizer mixing locations, laboratories, greenhouses and field.

Keeps a detailed record of activities and supplies for research or maintenance purposes using a variety of electronic/manual methods.

Work environment

The London Research and Development Centre is one of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's (AAFC) national network of 20 research centres. The Centre conducts research in the areas of genomics, biotechnology and integrated pest management (insects and plant diseases).

A satellite research location associated with the London Research and Development Centre is located in Vineland, Ontario. The Vineland Research Farm is a Minor Use Pesticide Program Site which supports the center's mission to develop alternative and environmentally acceptable technologies to protect crops. It is also the main site of tree fruit research.

The centre focuses its research in three key areas:
• Crop genomics, bioproducts, and biopesticides;
• Protection and improvement of fruits and vegetable crops;
• Soil and water quality.

Intent of the process

A pool of qualified candidates may be established and may be used for similar permanent and temporary employment for the location indicated for this process.


Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

Secondary school diploma or an approved alternative.

Degree equivalency

Experience in crop production (field and/or vegetable crops).
Experience in operating farm tractors and farm machinery.
Experience in repair and preventive maintenance of tractors, attachments and farm equipment.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

Experience in field crop agricultural research.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English essential

Information on language requirements

Knowledge of methods of seed bed preparation, methods to control weeds and incorporate crop residues.
Knowledge of farm chemicals and their applications.

Interactive Communication
Adaptability
Initiative
Teamwork
Concern for Safety

Ability to operate, maintain and repair farm and/or mechanical equipment.
Ability to maintain logs and or records.

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Valid driver's license
Ability and willingness to obtain a valid Class "A" type driver's license for Stake truck & trailer combinations
Ability and willingness to obtain a valid Pesticide Applicators Certificate
Ability and willingness to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
Ability and willingness to work in harsh environments (outdoors, cold, hot, dust, and noise) with exposure to animal manure)
Ability and willingness to tolerate the presence of irritants such as dust, pollen and spores. Known allergies must be controlled through use of protective mask and/or medication and must not impinge on tasks to be performed
Ability and willingness to work overtime including evenings and weekends
Ability and willingness to perform physically demanding work activities including moderate to heavy manual labour requiring bending and lifting heavy objects. (up to 20kg)

Other information

Applications submitted by email will not be accepted. You must apply on-line through www.jobs.gc.ca.

Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact 1-800-645-5605.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.

Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required. Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email).

All communication relating to this process, including email correspondence, may be used in the assessment of qualifications.

Appointment decisions may be based on one or more of the following criteria:
- Matching of the individual's experience or qualifications to the strengths and weaknesses of the work team.
- Matching of the individual's experience or qualifications to the specific duties of the position being staffed.
- Depth, breadth, type of work-specific experience.
- Level/degree of one or more competencies/qualifications.

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Preference

Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information



Amanda Chaiban, Human Resources Coordinator

Amanda.Chaiban@AGR.GC.CA


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