JOB: ABBOTSFORD – Ministry of Agriculture New Entrant Agrologist

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 20, 2018

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The Sector Development Branch of the BC Ministry of Agriculture is hiring a New Entrant Agrologist. The role provides support and technical expertise to new producers to the industry. The role builds capacity, supports business management and entrepreneurial skill development, increases awareness of programs and services, and encourages the use of sound management practices.  This role is responsible for the effective implementation of the New Entrant Strategy and all aspects of developing and delivering programs, tools, resources and projects for new farmers and ranchers.

Position Summary

New Entrant Agrologist
Licensed Science Officer (Agrologist) 2

Bring your operational expertise to this unique opportunity

The Sector Development Branch identifies and promotes agriculture and food production/processing systems that are sustainable and enhance the economic benefits to the province.  It maintains operations in all agriculture regions of the province to deliver Ministry programs and services through a network of Regional Agrologists and Industry Specialists.

The New Entrant Agrologists provides support and technical expertise to new producers to the agri-foods industry throughout British Columbia. The role builds capacity, supports business management and entrepreneurial skill development, increases awareness of programs and services, and encourages the use of sound management practices.  Through frontline expertise, strategic relationships and a client service focus, the New Entrant Agrologists supports the effective implementation of the New Entrant Strategy and all aspects of developing and delivering programs, tools, resources and projects for new farmers and ranchers.

The BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits, including one of the best pension plans available, and a variety of opportunities for career learning and development. Regular, full time Professional Employee Association members are also entitled to 7% allowance in Lieu of Overtime Shiftwork and Standby (taken as time or money), have a 35 hour work week, and 4 weeks’ annual paid leave entitlement. To find out more, explore What the BC Public Service offers You

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Location

Abbotsford, BC V5T 5E3 CA (Primary)
Duncan, BC V9Z 6L3 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Prince George, BC V3L4J8 CA
Vernon, BC V1T9G9 CA
VICTORIA, BC V8W 9C1 CA

Salary Range – $56,662.05 – $70,770.36 annually

Close Date – 1/10/2019

Job Type – Regular Full Time

HOW TO APPLY

Please visit the original listing website for application details: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/56806

 

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