Crop Research Technician

ICMS conducts field research projects in crop breeding, agronomy and evaluation of product efficacy for pesticides, inoculants, plant growth regulators, fertilizers, and other agricultural products. ICMS is dedicated to providing accurate and meaningful agricultural data to local, national and international clientele.

Job Responsibilities:
You will work independently and as a team to assist in the conduct of small plot research trials.

Operate small farm equipment for land preparation, planting, plot spraying, maintenance and harvest of a range of crops.

Collect data for crop quality, weed control, disease control and insect damage.
Soil and plant tissue sampling and assessment.

Associated record keeping: equipment logbooks, data reporting, data entry.

Benefits:
Competitive salary

Training and experience with small farm equipment and research methods

Great learning experience in various aspects of agriculture and research

Qualifications:
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, excellent attention to detail,
organization, and record keeping.

Willing to complete tasks requiring extended work hours when necessary.

Capable of physical tasks such as lifting, carrying a hand-held sprayer, walking in the field and bending.

Valid Driver’s License.

Must able and willing to wear masks/respirators for health, dust and pesticide safety per company policy.

Skills that are an asset but not mandatory: Farm background and/or farm machinery experience, good mechanical aptitude, half-ton truck and bumper hitch trailer driving experience.

Start Date: Start date can be immediate. Position is for two to three months depending upon start date. Dependent on qualifications, work experience and job performance, there is a possibility of a permanent position.

Contact Brent Wright at wright@icms-inc.com with resume/questions.

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