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Custom Applicator

Date:  Apr 7, 2021
Location: 

Wiggins, CO, US, 80654-8930

Req ID:  988
Division:  Country Operations
Employment Type:  Full Time

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 11,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.

Summary

CHS has an opportunity in our Country Operations Division in Wiggins, CO.  We are looking for a Custom Applicator.  You will promote the proper use of crop protection products.  You must be detail oriented with excellent communication skills both verbal and written.  This opportunity has growth potential and offers mobility within CHS.

Responsibilities

  • Apply crop protection products with a high clearance sprayer or floater.
  • Apply fertilizer and crop protection products.
  • Work with patrons in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Educate patrons 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.
  • Pick up and deliver product to customers as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Work additional hours to meet business demands.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • 1+ years in Production and/or Operations
  • CDL or ability to obtain within 30 days
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 75 lbs
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen
  • Must meet DOT and Company requirements
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English
  • Ability to work additional hours to meet business demands

Preferred Qualifications

  • Applicators license
  • Chemical application education
  • Previous application experience
  • Farming background

Compensation Data

  • Salary Range: $17.74-$24.38/hour
  • This position may be an opportunity for promotion.

Physical Requirements

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. 

Compensation: This includes base wage and may consist of other earnings depending upon position within CHS, consisting of bonuses, incentives, commissions, merit pay.  This position may be an opportunity for promotion. 
Benefits: 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.

Effective January 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires employers to conduct a pre-employment verification full query against the newly established License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse prior to beginning employment in a position that requires a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL). Candidates seeking employment in a position that requires a commercial motor vehicle license must voluntarily enter their information into the FMCSA and must provide disclosure authorization, at the time of offer, to CHS or an authorized third-party agent of CHS to verify the information.