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 NST Labs 




  • Purity evaluation

  • Germination evaluation

  • TZ evaluation

  • Data entry


  • Computer skills


  • Problem solving


  • Knowledge of AOSA/SCST, ISTA and Canadian M&P rules

  • Willingness to learn


  • Above average wage

  • Paid leave

  • Flexible hours while working full time

Join our small team for a CAREER, not just a job!  NST Labs provides customers with Fast, Accurate seed testing results.  Our fast paced work environment is perfect for a POSITIVE, MOTIVATED individual. 


Call: Kevin Stahl  605-729-2000

NST Labs, Inc

340 N Main Ave

PO Box 100

Bridgewater, SD 573319

 Illinois Crop Improvement Association, Inc.
3105 Research Road
Champaign, IL 
(217) 359-4053

Job Title: Seed Lab Analysts

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Accountability: Reports directly to the Seed Lab Director.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• May be responsible for day to day operations of the seed lab.
• Perform sample dividing, germination, purity, and vigor testing including TZ on multiple crop kinds according to AOSA, ISTA and Canadian Rules.
• Assist the Seed Lab Director in the modification, development, and validation of new seed testing methodologies.
• Assist with Quality Management System as directed by the Seed Lab Director, CEO, or Quality Manager.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

• Knowledge of seed quality, seed testing, and seed conditioning.
• Knowledge of seed testing methods, chemicals, products, and equipment.
• Knowledge of the Quality Management System.
• Ability to verbally communicate with employees and customers.
• Ability to manage full and part time employees.
• Ability to apply conflict resolution skills.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time.
• Ability to lift and carry samples, supplies and equipment as necessary.
• Flexibility to work under seasonal time constraints.


• Registered Seed Technologist/Certified Seed Analyst
• Advanced education or experience in an appropriate field of study.
• Experience in vegetable, turf grass, and forage seed quality testing.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in rangeland/native seed quality testing.
• Experience/knowledge in seed production and conditioning.
• Supervisory experience.

Additional Requirements:

• Must be willing to accept a time commitment that may involve work weeks that exceed 40 hours and may require some evening and weekend work.
• Travel to meetings, conferences, and or customer visits.
• Valid driver’s license.

Application Procedure:

• Cover letter addressing experiences and qualifications relative to the position.
• Current Resume.

Email copy submittals may be sent to;

Hard copy submittals may be sent to;

Illinois Crop Improvement Association, Inc.
Attn: Steve Beals
3105 Research Road
Champaign, IL 61822



Join one of Canada’s Newest Seed Laboratory!

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.

We are looking for


For Our Saskatoon, Canada Location

This is an Excellent Opportunity to Grow Your Talents!


  • Conduct Seed Analysis and testing on submitted samples & direct daily operations of laboratory.
  • Train Seed Analysts to perform seed testing and to obtain their accreditation.
  • Solve problems, implement preventative practices and monitor laboratory supply inventories.
  • Communicate with clients concerning test results and seed quality problems.
  • Attend Regional Seed Industry meetings.


  • An Accredited Seed Analyst with qualifications to be a Senior or Associate with CSAAC.
  • Preference will be given to those candidates with both purity and germination accreditation.
  • Excellent Organization and Planning Skills.
  • Good Communications Skills and Customer Service Focused.
  • Enthusiastic individual who enjoys Innovation and Challenge.
  • A Self-Starter, Problem Solver and Team Player who is highly organized.

This is a Rewarding and Full-Time Position. The seasonal nature of the business allows us to offer our employees flexible hours in the summer. We are an equal opportunity employer.

We offer relocation assistance, competitive salary and excellent benefits package in a progressive environment where continued learning and professional development are encouraged.

Qualified Applicants should respond to this Opportunity by forwarding their resume including a cover letter to Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

All applications will be treated with confidentiality. Please visit or for more information.




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