MBFI seeking Research Technician


Manitoba Beef and Forage Initiatives Inc. (MBFI), has an opportunity available for someone interested in participating in leading edge beef and forage research and extension.  MBFI is collaborating with multiple stakeholders to develop a made-in-Manitoba beef and forage research and extension farm in the Brandon area.

 MBFI is seeking a full-time, six-month term Research Technician. This term position will be reviewed for an extension at the end of the six months. The candidate must be willing to work flexible hours as necessary, including weekends. Reporting to the Site Manager and the Research Coordinator, the Research Technician is responsible for: collecting, tracking and recording of research data; providing assistance on research projects; caring and handling of cattle and, operating large and small farm equipment. The Research Technician will record and maintain detailed information on farm activities including: equipment maintenance, standard operating procedures, and research results. The Research Technician will also assist in the setup and running of research experiments and extension activities. This position is based out of the Brandon area.

 Class 5 driver’s license is required and a Class 1 driver’s license would be an asset but is not required. Physical skill, dexterity and coordination are required when handling cattle as well as for other farm activities.

 Click here for a full job description.  Please submit your resumé and cover letter by Sept 16, 2016 to Ms. Carollyne Kehler, General Manager, ckehler@mbbeef.ca.

 Thank-you to all interested applicants, however only those under consideration will be contacted.