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Custom Applicator/Operations Specialist

Job ID:  8932
Location: 

Sisseton, SD, US, 57262-7043

Date posted:  Jan 16, 2023
Employment Type:  Hourly
Schedule:  Full Time
Job ID:  8932

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world.  We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world.  Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.

Summary

Work independently as you apply chemical and fertilizer products to producer fields. As a Custom Applicator, you will:

Build relationships with area farmers to learn about their chemical and fertilizer needs
Spend time in the field, operating a sprayer while loading and applying products in a safe, accurate, and efficient manner. Gain hands-on experience and technical skills by running many different types of machinery and performing routine equipment maintenance. Take advantage of an outstanding benefits package, a friendly and safe work environment, and provide a valuable service to the local community. Apply for our Custom Applicator role in Sisseton, SD today!

Responsibilities

  • With supervison, apply fertilzer and crop protection products. May include use of a high clearance sprayer or floater.
  • Work with customers in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Educate customers on products being applied to fields, techniques utilized, and how you can continue to support them with products and services.
  • Assist the sales staff in ensuring orders are correct and patron needs are met.
  • Perform warehouse work to including driving loader, forklift, mechanics, and maintenance.
  • Load and unload agricultural inputs from railcars and/or trucks using heavy or light duty machinery/equipment. May include bulk and or packaged material.
  • Pick up and deliver product to customers as needed.
  • Perform general labor responsibilities promptly and efficiently, which may include general maintenance, grounds maintenance, equipment inspection and maintenance, and record keeping.
  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • Knowledge of Agriculture Production, Operations, and/or Agriculture Application
  • Must meet minimum age requirement

Additional Qualifications

  • Must meet DOT and Company requirements
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English
  • Ability to operate machinery such as loaders, conveyors, tractors, and track mobile
  • Ability to work additional hours to meet business demand
  • High School diploma or GED preferred
  • CDL license with Hazmat endorsement or ability to attain one preferred
  • Applicator's license, chemical application education and experience, forklift certification and farming/agriculture background preferred
  • Pre-employment screening is based on the job requirements and industry guidelines and may or may not be required for the position. If required, selected candidates must pass pre-employment screenings to include all or a combination of drug, criminal, motor vehicle check, physical requirements and FMSCA Clearinghouse.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift and load up to 75 lbs

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.