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Fraud warning

It has come to our attention that a group of individuals has been extending fraudulent offers of employment to people residing within and outside of Canada. Individuals are being asked to forward on their personal information so that the immigration process can commence. Please be advised that these offers should be considered fraudulent and are acting as a means to steal your information and/or your money.

At Sylvite, we would conduct a personal interview with you prior to any offers of employment being extended. We would never ask for you to provide any money. Also, we would not ask you to provide information for an LMO process prior to an interview, offer and acceptance of same.

We are recommending that you do not respond to any emails extending an unsolicited offer of employment. If you do receive an email of this nature we suggest that you ignore and report it to your local police department. If you have any questions regarding any email received you can contact hr@sylvite.ca.

Crop Scout

Sylvite is currently hiring for the position of Crop SCout at our Agri-Services location in Norwich. Crop scouts are responsible for giving complete, accurate and unbiased assessments of field conditions via weekly reports which the agronomist, the sales team, and ultimately the farmer make decisions upon. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Walking fields weekly, stopping at several locations to record observations on crop stage, insects, weeds, diseases etc. 
  • Giving farmers timely and accurate field reports (using the Agri-Data program) to base their decisions upon. 
  • Working with the agronomist and sales staff to meet customer needs 
  • Working alone in various outdoor weather conditions 
  • Driving from farm to farm 
  • Other general duties 

REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS

KEY PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION

  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Organizational Skills and Efficiency 
  • Customer Service Orientation 
  • Computer and Communication Skills 
  • Ability to Work Independently; is Self-Motivated 
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving Skills 
  • Quick Learner

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND/OR TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

  • Agricultural background would be considered an asset 
  • Pursuing a post-secondary education in an agricultural-related program is an asset 
  • Driver’s license required (G)

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Physical Effort: Some physical activity, repetitive and regular lifting up to 25kg.
  • Physical Environment: Outdoors with some possible exposure to chemicals and dust.
  • Sensory Attention: Normal
  • Mental Stress: Normal