Careers

Agricultural samplers (technician) – AIR

AIR is a Canadian company offering preventive detection services for agricultural fungal disease in collaboration with the Lab’eau-air-sol, an environmental analysis laboratory.  The position of agricultural sampler is a key position for conducting a health analysis of an agricultural environment. After identifying the homogeneous areas of the land, the sampler is responsible for collecting the samples required for laboratory analysis. The aim is to detect moulds, fungi or diseases in crops before the effects are even visible or the damage is too advanced, particularly by the spore identification method. The sampler will be responsible for performing air sampling at a cohort of farmers throughout the growing season and for ensuring the proper functioning of the system of weather stations. The sampler will also be expected to provide front-line customer service. In-house support and training are provided to meet the requirements of the Air program developed by Lab’eau-air-sol in April-May 2019.

Management and Policy Officer – Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island

Located in Charlottetown and reporting to the General Manager, the Management and Policy Officer will learn all aspects of the dairy industry, including the legal and market environment. Duties will include providing policy advice to the Board and operational management functions.  Success in this role will require a bachelor or master’s degree in business/commerce, agricultural management, agricultural economics or related disciplines. A knowledge of agriculture policy development is desirable. Applicants should note that a significant amount of travel, mostly within Canada, is required. Competitive management compensation will be determined based on the skills and experience offered, and will be adjusted to reflect all responsibilities assigned. DFPEI provides employees a full insurance and retirement package.

Applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to dfpei@dfpei.pe.ca.