COMPANY: Prairieland FS
HIRING MANAGER: Alex Van Hise
LOCATION: Greenview, IL
PAY GRADE: Hourly
PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT
Performs regular inspections of customer crop fields to monitor crop health and ongoing conditions. Provides inspection reports and customer service in a timely and accurate manner to increase customer satisfaction and maintain the reputation and profitability of the organization.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Drives company vehicle to designated customer crop field locations.
Inspects fields using Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques and GPS technology to identify weeds, insects, diseases, and other yield limiting threats.
Documents and/or photographs all findings, completes inspection reports, and provides reports to agronomy specialist and customers.
Discusses results with both the agronomy specialist and customers to answer additional questions and add value to the service.
Attends scheduled technical training sessions and meetings
Assists with additional agricultural retail operational duties as time allows
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
Supports and contributes to total company goals and objectives through collaboration efforts.
Responsible for operating and maintaining the assigned vehicle according to company standards, adheres to the uniform policy, and maintains the appropriate professional image.
Follows GROWMARK 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 .
Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof, and possess a basic understanding of production agriculture.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.
Must have and maintain a valid driver s license, a satisfactory driving record, and the ability to travel independently as needed.
Occasionally exposed or required to work in extreme weather conditions. (hot, cold, wet, etc.)
Must be able to walk crop fields and conduct visual inspections of crops.
Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.
We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.
Ability to work hours other than those considered normal to meet seasonal demands.
Prairieland FS, Inc strives to provide a Total Rewards package that delivers exceptional pay for exceptional performance, recognizes your dedication to our mission and helps us attract and retain the highest caliber of talent. The cornerstone of our benefits package is the company paid, defined benefit pension plan along with health and disability insurance, employer matched 401k plan, and other voluntary group benefit programs.
We are an equal opportunity employer.