HYLIFE - POSITION DETAIL

Nutrient Management Specialist - LaBroquerie

Department: Environment
Location: La Broquerie
Job Type: Full Time
Professional Areas: Environmental Stewardship
Description:

HyLife Ltd is a progressive Manitoba based company. HyLife and its affiliates have feed and pork operations and genetics sales in Canada, US, and China. We are currently seeking a highly motivated person to fill the position of Nutrient Management Specialist, working out of our LaBroquerie Manitoba office.

This position will include the following responsibilities and day-to-day functions:

  •  Facilitation of all activities associated with and filing of manure management plans including fertilizer recommendations
  • Ensure all activities meet or exceed all current regulatory requirements
  • Coordinate and manage soil sampling and manure application activities
  • Manage HyLife Ltd. soil and land databases (ArcGIS)
  • Provide technical support for HyLife Ltd. operations in regards to environmental stewardship and regulatory requirements
  • Aid in the development and delivery of HyLife Ltd.’s nutrient management programs
  • Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with regulatory agencies
  • Special projects and duties as assigned

The successful candidate should possess the following qualifications:

  •  Strong communication skills
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture or equivalent education or experience
  • Eligibility for membership in the Manitoba Institute of Agrologists or CCA accreditation would be considered an asset
  • Strong background in soil science and agronomy
  • Ability to communicate with farmers as well as local and Provincial governments
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office suite and ArcGIS would be considered an asset
  • Agricultural background would definitely be considered an asset
  • Registration with or eligibility for registration with the Manitoba Institute of Agrologists would be considered an asset

We offer a comprehensive benefits package and competitive compensation based on experience and knowledge.  HyLife has been recognized as a Platinum Member of Canada’s Best-Managed Companies.

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