COMPANY: Evergreen FS

SUPERVISOR: Mike Kessinger

LOCATION: Forrest, IL

Overview

If you enjoy being outside and are interested in gaining hands-on Agronomy experience, then we can’t wait to talk to you! We are looking for an Exploring Agriculture Agronomy Operations Intern that is eager to go above and beyond helping our customers. Learn and gain hands-on experience in all the aspects of the agronomy operations department.

Key Responsibilities

Learn and assist in all areas of agronomy operations including product knowledge, blending, storage, transport.

Learn about the operation and application techniques for application equipment.

Experience the day-to-day procedures needed in order to keep up and maintain the equipment in the locations where you will be assigned . Assist with facility and equipment maintenance and repair.

Experience hands-on service-related opportunities by working with customers. Assist in answering customer questions and reports customer complaints.

Receive training on agronomy operations safety by attending meetings and hands-on training. Reports unsafe conditions or unsafe behavior immediately.

Required Qualifications

Normally requires a high school diploma or equivalent and currently pursing a degree or certification from a 2-year community or technical college in good academic standing.

Frequently required to lift 50 pounds or more. Frequently exposed to dust, heat, and high noise level.

Ability to work hours beyond those considered normal.

Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license, a satisfactory driving record, and the ability to travel independently as needed.

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