agricultural advisor

Scotland Agromart Ltd. - Scotland, ON (30+ days ago)

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College/CEGEP

2 years to less than 3 years

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Program
Area of Work Experience
Soil science
Plant disease, pest and weed prevention and eradication
Plant growth and development
Plant nutrition
Plant science
Farm management
Agribusiness
Horticulture and/or gardening
Field crops
Type of Crops
Apples
Cabbage
Cucumbers
Ginseng
Asparagus
Bell peppers
Blueberries
Field berries
Garlic
Herbs
Onions
Cauliflowers
Cherries
Soybeans
Strawberries
Sweet corn
Tomatoes
Zucchinis
Artisanal crops
Raspberries
Grapes
Greenhouse tomatoes
Greenhouse vegetables
Melons
Carrots
Security and Safety
Criminal record check
Basic security clearance
Work Site Environment
Outdoors
At heights
Wet/damp
Noisy
Odours
Dusty
Hot
Transportation/Travel Information
Own vehicle
Valid driver's licence
Public transportation is not available
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment
Work under pressure
Handling heavy loads
Physically demanding
Attention to detail
Sitting
Combination of sitting, standing, walking
Standing for extended periods
Bending, crouching, kneeling
Work Location Information
Rural area
Willing to relocate
Relocation costs not covered by employer
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills
Flexibility
Team player
Excellent oral communication
Excellent written communication
Client focus
Judgement
Organized
Agricultural Representatives, Consultants and Specialists Specific Skills
Provide counselling and advisory services to farmers on agricultural subjects
Maintain records of services provided and the effects of advice given