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Crop Scout

Job Details

Posted: 2022/11/24

Department: Operations

Location: Dauphin, MB

Job Type: Full Time


The crop scout is an integral part of a pest control team that monitors the crop to minimize various pests and diseases and assist in implementing any plans that come up because of scouting findings. Specifically, this involves following safety and operating procedures exactly to prepare and maintain the growing environment and plants, inspecting plants, recording key data, and housekeeping maintenance to ensure proper conditions are maintained. This position directly reports to the Head Grower and/or Junior Grower. In the event of an absence, the Consultants should be contacted.

Crop Scout

Are you looking for a job in the agriculture industry? Vermillion Growers Ltd is a commercial greenhouse company located in Dauphin, Manitoba. By using the latest precision technology available, Vermillion Growers will produce Tomatoes on the Vine, providing an eco-friendly, and sustainable solution to an incredible consumer demand in the vegetable industry. Vermillion Growers is continuously looking to innovate, develop and design an environment that fosters energy, education, equality and inspiration. Join our team and help us achieve our goal of “Growing Food, Growing People and Growing Community”.

We are in search of a Crop Scout to join our team in Dauphin, MB.

Your duties will include:

  • Inspecting plants for any pest activity or disease.
  • Applying preventative measures.
  • Applying bios to infected area.
  • Data recording and reporting.
  • Managing pollination in the greenhouse.
  • Ordering of supplies.
  • House cleaning
  • Maintenance of equipment and supplies.
  • Meeting with consultants.

To succeed, you possess the following:

  • A diploma in entomology, botany, horticulture, or agriculture is an asset but not essential if in possession of significant related experience.
  • A working knowledge of current computer programs/systems and equipment.
  • Ability to work at heights.
  • Conscientiousness and attention to detail
  • Ability to continuously learn, follow directions and accept feedback.
  • Positive teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Oral, written communication (note taking) as well as listening.
  • Initiative and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work with limited supervision,
  • High degree of confidentiality regarding job-related matters
  • Good eyesight to inspect plans and the work environment.
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position (including lifting, working at heights, exposure to bees, pests

To apply, please use the form below.

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