Employment Opportunities

Summer Crop Scout

What do you have planned for the summer?

Spend your summer getting real, hands on experience inspecting fields to identify weeks, insects, diseases, and monitor crop health. If you’re passionate about agronomy, then you should fit right in at North Wellington Co-op or Huron Bay Co-op. We’re member owned co-operatives dedicated to providing outstanding products and services in our communities. In addition to our farm and garden retail stores, we provide products, services and expertise in agronomy, energy, and feed. Furthermore, we believe that success is built on teamwork, outstanding customer service, and innovation.

As our Summer Crop Scout, proudly represent North Wellington Co-op or Huron Bay Co-op on the roads and in our grower’s fields. Use integrated pest management (IPM) techniques, satellite imagery and GPS technology to document notes from the field that include crop staging, weeds, insects and diseases. Assists with additional agricultural retail operational duties including soil sampling, product delivery and field signing. All training required to be successful in the role will be provided.

The Summer Crop Scout position is open in Belgrave, Dundalk, Harriston or Walkerton. If you’re a student returning to school in the fall of 2020, comfortable with technology, have a willingness to learn and are interested in spending your summer with us, please send us your resume before January 6, 2020.

If you feel you have the required qualifications and are willing to learn, we would like to hear from you. Interested candidates are asked to forward their resume in confidence to:

Lexie Colvin at hbadmin@wightman.ca

We are committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. Accommodation will be provided as part of our hiring process. If accommodation is required, applicants are requested to make their needs known in advance.

We would like to thank all individuals for applying but advise that only those considered for an interview will be contacted.