Operator (Seasonal) - West Central FS - Monmouth, IL
Company: GrowMark Inc.
Posted on: January 25, 2023
COMPANY: West Central FS
HIRING MANAGER: Brian McMillen
LOCATION: Monmouth, IL
PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT
Under the direction of the Location Manager, delivers products,
communicates sales leads, custom applies fertilizers, crop
protection products or aglime, inspects fields, takes soil samples,
and maintains or repairs equipment as needed. May work under the
direction or supervision of licensed or certified pesticide or
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Delivers products to customers according to company standards and
to increase potential sales. Communicates sales leads to their
Blends products according to recommended rates and procedures.
Under appropriate supervision, applies crop production inputs to
fields and growing crops according to recommended rates,
procedures, and following all pesticide labels. Records application
data according to regulations and standards.
Responsible for the inventory control and turns in application
records on a daily basis. Assures all product is accounted for with
either an invoice or delivery ticket.
Walks through fields, following standard sampling patterns, and
examines plants at periodic intervals to detect presence of weeds,
insects or disease.
Counts the number of weeds, the insects on examined plants, or the
number of diseased plants within the sample area. Records and
reports results of counts. Collects samples of the unidentifiable
weeds, insects or diseased plants for identification by the Crop
Collects soil samples using proper procedures. Records soil sample
information for proper identification and analysis.
Sets up material handling, blending, storage, transport and
application equipment for blending and delivery of products.
Repairs and rebuilds equipment as needed.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
Responsible for maintaining company equipment according to company
May serve on the location Safety Committee and adheres to the
company environmental health and safety policies and training.
Performs buildings and grounds maintenance as assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof,
and 2 years or more of related work experience to demonstrate
knowledge of and the ability to safely operate sprayers, floaters,
single or tandem axle trucks and other equipment and to meet
company and DOT standards.
Demonstrated core competencies including business knowledge,
collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and
Must have or obtain a CDL and maintain a satisfactory driving
Must hold and maintain, or have the ability to obtain, all required
pesticide or fertilizer licenses or certifications in states where
crop production inputs are applied. If applicable, responsible for
renewing licenses or certifications as required and reporting
status of licenses or certifications to the Location Manager.
Ability to work extended hours and on-call as business conditions
Occasionally exposed or required to:
* Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)
* Noisy conditions
* Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and
electrical hazards, requiring utilization of appropriate safety
* May be required to work at varying heights
* Lift 51 - 70 lbs.
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