STO 27R - Crop Risk Specialist
Government of British Columbia
Abbotsford, BC, CA
1d ago

Job Requirements :

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Business or Economics or a related field; AND
  • 5 years’ experience in agriculture industry analysis with a focus on financial and / or production parameters for commodities common to B.C.; OR
  • Master’s degree in Agriculture, Business or Economics or a related field; AND
  • 3 years’ experience in agriculture industry analysis with a focus on financial and / or production parameters for commodities common to B.C.; OR
  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent or a Diploma in Agriculture, Business or Economics or a related field; AND
  • 7 years’ experience in agriculture industry analysis with a focus on financial and production parameters for commodities common to B.C.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in the discipline of agronomy or related to primary agriculture production.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of recent (within the last 10 years) experience supervising technical and / or administrative staff in a direct reporting relationship, including performance management.
  • Preference May be given to Applicants with any of the following :

  • More than 3 years’ experience in the discipline of Agronomy or related primary agriculture production.
  • Direct Management experience in the Berry and / or Vegetable Industry.
  • Provisos / other job requirements :

  • Valid B.C. driver’s licence or equivalent.
  • Meet safety standards of Work Safe B.C.
  • May be required to operate a variety of equipment.
  • Conduct field work which may include travel to remote areas by vehicle, boat, air or foot, overnight or extended stay in rough camp conditions and outdoor work in all weather conditions.
  • Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

    A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

    APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS :

    Cover Letter : YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and / or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

    Resume : YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

    Questionnaire : YES - You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

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