BASF Associate Honey Bee Inspector - Summer 2019 Term in Lethbridge, Alberta

At BASF , we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2018, as well as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2018.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Our Certified Seed Production Team is looking for positive and energetic Associate Honey Bee Inspector to join its team for the summer 2019 term starting in June to August . Application Deadline : November 18, 2018.

As an Associate Honey Bee Inspector , you are required to travel within your assigned region and manage your schedule to ensure completion of individual and team goals.

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Assist the lead Hive inspector

  • Assess overall Hive Health and Quality

  • Confirm hive numbers used in pollination of hybrid seed

  • Assist other areas of the hybrid production team in Lethbridge with seasonal requirements of seed production

  • Involved in required aspects of seed production from Flowering to Harvest including:

  • Monitoring the health of the crop as it matures

  • Scout fields for weed, disease, and insect pressure

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • Willing to learn through new experiences.

  • Attention to detail in delivering results.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Agronomic knowledge attained through pursuing your degree in Agriculture or through another college coupled with experience in the Agriculture industry.

Attention : this role requires direct contact with honeybees. PPE will be Supplied

We welcome and encourage applications from all persons. BASF has a robust policy of accommodating employees who are able to perform the essential duties of the job upon accommodation. In particular, applicants with disabilities are entitled to a recruitment process and accessible materials.

Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: SEEDS&TRAITS-Seed Business CAN-63022049

Title: Associate Honey Bee Inspector - Summer 2019 Term

Location: CAN-AB-Lethbridge

Requisition ID: 1804482