Olds College is seeking a dedicated Smart Farm Casual Service Worker III to join our innovative Smart Farm team. The Smart Farm at Olds College is a cutting-edge agricultural technology and research hub, and we invite international applicants to bring their expertise to Canada. We are pleased to offer visa sponsorship for candidates who possess a passion for precision agriculture and a desire to be at the forefront of smart farming technology.
- Assisting with the operation of smart farm technology and equipment, including sensors, autonomous vehicles, and data management
- Supporting research projects by collecting, inputting, and managing farm data.
- Maintenance of farm machinery and infrastructure to ensure operational efficiency.
- Participating in educational outreach programs, including demonstrations and tours.
- Collaborating with faculty, students, and industry partners on smart farm initiatives.
- Experience with agricultural technology, equipment operation, and farm data management systems.
- A strong commitment to innovation in agriculture and the ability to learn quickly.
- Flexibility to work on a casual basis, with the possibility of extended hours during peak research periods.
- Physical ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions.
- Excellent communication skills and ability to work collaboratively within a diverse team environment.
Education and Qualification:
- High school diploma required; post-secondary education in agriculture, agricultural technology, or a related field is highly advantageous.
- Certifications or proven experience in precision agriculture or technology applications in farming are a plus.
- Opportunity for visa sponsorship for qualified international candidates.
- Competitive wages based on experience and qualifications.
- Access to the latest advancements in smart farming and precision agriculture.
- Dynamic and supportive team environment.
- Professional development opportunities and the ability to contribute to innovative agricultural research.
As a Casual Service Worker III, salaries at Olds College’s Smart Farm typically range between CAD $18 to CAD $25 per hour, depending on experience, qualifications, and the scope of responsibilities.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a detailed resume and a cover letter highlighting relevant experience in smart farming and technology, along with a statement of visa sponsorship needs. Applications should be directed to the Human Resources department at Olds College, and can be submitted through the college’s career webpage or via email.
Olds College’s Smart Farm is an excellent platform for individuals looking to contribute to the future of farming. With a commitment to sustainability and innovation, we are looking for a Smart Farm Casual Service Worker III who can help us drive agricultural research forward. Visa sponsorship offers a path for international talent to bring their expertise to Canada and join our leading-edge agricultural community.