Farmers Business Network® (FBN®) is on a mission to power the prosperity of family farmers and rural communities around the world, transforming how the world farms with an integrated, technology-enabled agricultural platform.
We offer high ROI farm inputs, fintech and sustainability products and services powered by network data, and farm-tested insights from our global farmer community. Our platform helps FBN® members make confident decisions to ensure the economic viability of their farms, while also empowering them to be a part of the solution as the global community confronts its most pressing issues: providing food security for a growing population, transitioning to more sustainable agriculture, and responding to climate change.
We are a dynamic, innovative, and mission-driven AgTech company that offers competitive compensation and benefits as well as boundless career mobility. We are backed by top investors, including Fidelity, ADM, Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, DBL Partners, T Rowe Price and Temasek. We have been featured in these articles by the Wall Street Journal and Forbes, and were also named "One of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World" by Fast Company Magazine.
FBN is seeking individuals looking to submit expression of interest for temporary/casual work at our locations around the Winnipeg, MB area. Available hours will be dependent on seasonal demands, anywhere from 5-20 hours per week, with no hours some weeks. Reporting to the Operations Manager, Breeding Assistants will assist with various tasks in warehouse, greenhouse and field settings and help facilitate the success of the canola breeding program.
The candidate must:
be able to work with a team and independently
be able to perform repetitive tasks with continued attention to detail
The position is on an as-needed, workload-dependant basis.
Job duties include, but are not limited to:
working with seed: threshing, weighing, counting, filling envelopes
working with plants: bagging plants, maintenance of plants
organizing: stickering bags, sorting envelopes
light to medium lifting may be required
conditions may involve dust and debris
Valid Class 5 license and own transport to site facility
Basic computer knowledge
The Successful Applicant Will Be
* Passionate about agriculture, farming and desire to put Farmers First®
Comfortable working in a fast-paced start-up environment
Highly independent, goal-oriented and solution driven
Good organizational skills and attention to detail
Strong verbal and written communication skills
FBN is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristic. FBN considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.
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