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Web Developer

Currently Accepting Applications

The Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA) is currently looking for a passionate, driven, and energetic candidate to join our team as a Web Developer. If you are a creative thinker who embraces change and innovation, this could be the position for you. Our team is made up of great professionals working together
to build web products. Up for the challenge? Read on!

OSCIA has established itself as a leader in agricultural stewardship program delivery for more than 35 years, working with governments and farmers to support environmental stewardship activities through education based programs and cost-share funding opportunities. We are a not-for-profit farm organization whose mission is to facilitate responsible economic management of soil, water, air and crops through development and communication of innovative farming practices. Our membership has a significant presence in all agricultural areas of the province and across all major sectors.

As a Web Developer you will be responsible for designing, coding, and maintaining OSCIA’s websites. This includes all aspects of the website, such as layout, functionality, backend database and user experience based on general best practices, guidelines, and requirements. You will create aesthetically pleasing website designs with functional, user-friendly interfaces and clear navigation for optimal usability.

This role will report to the IT Manager. The ultimate salary offered will fall within a predetermined range and is commensurate with experience.

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Regional Communications Coordinator, Quinte Region

Currently Accepting Applications

Are you an outgoing, ag-related individual in the Northumberland, Hastings, Prince Edward, or Lennox & Addington area?

Do you have a keen interest in networking with local farmers and ag-related businesses?

Quinte Soil and Crop Improvement Association is a not-for-profit, largely volunteer organization representing forward-thinking farmers, of all commodities, who share a keen interest in advancing sustainability. QSCIA is a local affiliate of the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association. We are actively looking for someone with ag-related experience to fill the part-time role of Regional Communications Coordinator.

Job duties include:
     ‱ contributing to the regional newsletter
     ‱ assisting in recruitment activities for new members
     ‱ updating website pages (web design experience is considered an asset)
     ‱ posting on social media (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)
     ‱ attending and reporting on local ag-related events while promoting association membership
     ‱ managing advertising and subscriber accounts
     ‱ helping to prepare grant applications and related claim reports for submission

This is a part-time position. Time commitments vary throughout the year but are anticipated to average 3-4 hours per week.

Resumes and cover letters are being accepted at gspeksnijder@ontariosoilcrop.org.
We look forward to hearing from you!

External Postings

University of Guelph, Ontario Agricultural College, Department of Plant Agriculture

The Department of Plant Agriculture, Ontario Agricultural College at the University of Guelph invites applications for a full-time tenure-track or tenured position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level for the Martin and Denise Pick Family Chair in Sustainable Cropping Systems.

Greenbelt Foundation - Soil Health Specialist and Support

The Foundation is currently seeking to recruit a Soil Health Specialist. However, as an alternative approach to an internal Foundation staff role, we would welcome expressions of interest from leading farming and agricultural organizations with experience in recruitment and engagement of farmers in research programs involving soil health or other best management practices. A lead individual would be required, but organizations may wish to identify a small team or networks that could fulfill the functions outlined in the document here.
If you would like any clarification or additional background, please contact us directly.

Proposals must be received by email no later than January 22, 2023
Please contact us early to discuss your interest and how to apply:

Megan Sipos. Research and Policy Analyst, Greenbelt Foundation msipos@greenbelt.ca 416 960 0001 ext. 337

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