SUMMER EMPLOYMENT 2024: Agri Student

  • Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
  • Deadline: April 7, 2024 at 11:59 pm

Agri Student – Summer 2024, Charlottetown


Location – Charlottetown, PE

Cavendish Agri Services supports farmers in growing healthy and productive crops. We have 8 manufacturing/retail locations serving Atlantic Canada. Our primary products include fertilizers, crop protectants, seed, farm supplies and technical expertise.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting both sales and operations, providing a variety of work throughout the summer.  This could include acting as a liaison between the customers, visiting growers, and supporting production.  This is a summer position that is ideal for a student studying agriculture.  The position starts in April and finishes the end of August. 


  • Currently enrolled in post secondary education
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Experience in a farming environment is an asset.
  • Experience in customer service or sales is an asset.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting with deliveries of agricultural products.
  • Supporting sales staff with customer visits and requests.
  • Take soils samples and send out results to growers.
  • Field work such as soil sampling, tissue sampling and crop scouting.
  • Facilitate on-farm research trials with various products.
  • Day to day office duties and administrative responsibilities.
  • Support production including assisting with customer orders.
  • Cultivate positive relationships with customers in the farming community.
  • Represent the company in a positive and professional manner.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Why join us:

  • Opportunities to take part in job related training and development. 
  • Future growth and progression opportunities within Cavendish Agri and the larger network of the J.D. Irving group of companies. 
  • Real responsibility, from day one.
  • Mentorship from industry-leading experts, including career development discussions.
  • The ability to have your voice and ideas be heard.
  • Hands-on work term in our state-of-the-art facilities alongside our world-class professionals. 
  • We will pay co-op fees up to $1000 if your work term is applicable to your education.

Work Address – 19 Riverside Dr., Charlottetown, PE C1A 4A0

Each student is responsible to provide their own reliable form of transportation to and from work.  

Salary range – $17-$18 per hour

To Apply for this Career Opportunity: Please apply online. The recruiter is reviewing and interviewing applicants for this position as they are received. If you are interested in this posting, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To learn more about our products and services, click here.

Cavendish Agri Services is committed to equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

Additional Information

  • Posting Date: Mar 19, 2024