Job Description Student Internship, North Valley Division

Why work at Crop Production Services (CPS)? Great question!

Safety is a core value at CPS. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, CPS offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at CPS is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

Reporting to the Facility Manager, the Student Intern will obtain experience with the retail operations at CPS, project presentation skills, and working in a team environment. Gain experience with regional crops, IPM, pest management, plant nutrition, seed traits and crop technologies. Develop customer relationship skills by working with and observing interactions between PCAs and growers. They will have a positive summer experience to enhance future skills as a PCA.

Key Tasks:

  • Weekly projects and assignments based on CPS needs which could include:
    • Shadowing established PCAs/Crop Consultants
    • Assisting Field Checkers
    • Assisting Delivery Drivers/ Warehouse staff
    • Learning fertilizer operations
    • Increasing product awareness by counting inventory with warehouseman
    • Assisting the Customer Service Representatives/Admin Assistants
    • Marketing by key placement of field signs and involvement at local field days
    • Attend company field days
    • Conducting farm trails
  • Working with echelon and NS Tracker
  • Work with Nutri-scription & echelon programs
  • Conduct regular scheduled evaluations of seed and proprietary product trials
  • Provide assistance to PCAs/Crop Consultants and operational staff at branch locations
  • Assist with Loveland and Proprietary product trails
  • Maintain and observe safe working conditions at branch locations and report any unsafe working conditions to facility manager

Qualifications:

  • Must live within a daily driving distance to the Divisional office (housing assistance is not provided)
  • Must have proper work attire (including boots/rain gear)
  • The intern will be required to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen test and must have a clean driving record
  • Intern must be accommodating and willing to work flexible week hours (with a potential for odd hours if required by the Facility Manager)

CPS, a Nutrien Company, is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate. This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

If this sounds like a good match, apply now. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with CPS policies.

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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