COMPANY: Gold Star FS
HIRING MANAGER: Lauren Johnson
LOCATION: Atkinson, IL
PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT
The purpose of this position is to train and assist with general Agronomy functions, learn the foundations of the system and industry, and prepare for future career opportunities.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
May train on and assist with:
- Hands-on work experience in the agronomy field and operations
- Facility/equipment maintenance and repair
- Crop scouting to ensure they meet the appropriate agronomic conditions
- Application of plant food and crop-protection products to farm fields using modern agriculture equipment
- Overview of ordering, receiving and inventory control
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
- Follows GOLD STAR’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.
- Performs all other duties as assigned.
- Must be pursuing an agriculture-related degree at a 2-year community or technical college, with a status of freshman or sophomore in good academic standing at the time the internship begins.
- Must have the ability to obtain a CDL and commercial applicator’s license.
- Demonstrates essential abilities including communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.
- Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GOLD STAR’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.
- Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
- Must be able to travel independently and overnight when necessary.