New Job Agri-Environmental Specialist In Saskatchewan

Agri-Environmental Specialist
Agri-Environmental Specialist

Agri-Environmental Specialist

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $37.43–$46.91 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan

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Agri-Environmental Specialist - AGR000827
Employment Type : Permanent Full-time
Location(s) : SK-Central West-Kindersley
Ministry : 001 Agriculture
Salary Range : $37.432-$46.906 Hourly
Grade : SGEU.11.

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Services Branch, has an Agri-Environmental Specialist position available for an individual looking to be a leader in the delivery of agricultural, and agri-environmental initiatives, programming and extension services. As part of a team, the Agri-Environmental Specialist will support sustainability through the extension of information on adoption of best management practices and delivery of Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (S-CAP) programming.

The Agri-Environmental Specialist will work on initiatives and projects to support the transfer of information and technology to farmers, ranchers and the agriculture industry. As the successful candidate, you will develop and deliver extension activities, provide service and information to clients, work closely with industry stakeholders, work with applied research and demonstration projects, and build public trust in agriculture related to agri-environmental issues.
The successful candidate will have knowledge of current agriculture trends and issues in Saskatchewan and Canada. You will have an understanding of native range, tame forage and riparian health management fundamentals and agri-environmental issues currently impacting the industry. In addition, you will be able to work with applied research and demonstration projects that support the environmental sustainability of the industry. You will also have the ability to plan, coordinate and facilitate meetings, events, field days and demonstrations. You will effectively interpret and communicate technical and program information related to a variety of audiences. You will support building public trust in agriculture and understand and deliver excellent client service principles.

Typically the expertise required for this position would be obtained through a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture combined with relevant leadership, program delivery and client service experience. Candidates must have the ability to be registered with the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists as defined by The Agrologists Act.

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Hours of Work : B - SGEU Field 37.33 - work a total of 37.33 hours/week, averaged over 4 weeks
Number of Openings : 1

Closing Date: May 5, 2023, 12:59:00 AM