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2022 Summer Employment

Lab Technician / Field Technician Summer Positions

Summer 2022

Promax Agronomy is an independent soil and crop consulting business based in Alberta. We deliver services to agricultural producers, in areas related to soils, fertility, crop production (weeds, insects, diseases, etc…) and soil moisture management.

Summer positions are available:

  • Summer Lab Technician in the lab, Monday – Friday, approx 35 hours/week
  • Summer Lab / Field Technician will be in potato fields for three days of the week and in the lab for two days of the week, Monday – Friday, approx 35 hours/week
    • The lab is in the science building at the University of Lethbridge, under the direction of Dr. Dmytro Yevtushenko
    • The fields are located in the irrigated areas of southern Alberta
    • Job responsibilities in the lab will include using microscopes to identify insects and disease spores related to growth and production of potatoes, assisting with PCR analysis and using computers to report the data
    • Responsibilities in the field will include collection of potato plant and soil samples.
    • Term is mid May until early September
  • The idea candidate will possess the following:
    • Some post-secondary education, or enrollment in the fall 2022 semester.
    • High level of attention to detail
    • A track record of being punctual and reliable
    • Understanding of, and agreement to, keep data and methodology confidential
    • The Field Technicians require a class 5 drivers license with a clean drivers abstract. A company vehicle is provided

If interested, please email your resume to russ@promaxag.com prior to February 1, 2022 and state “University of Lethbridge Lab / Field Positions”. Interviews will be conducted in February with intent to have offers extended shortly after.