Agronomy Intern - Boise, ID (15384)

The J.R. Simplot Company
Boise, MD
United States
Category
Remote
Job Description

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. We are a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


Summary

Intern Agronomy is part of the Plant Sciences research team and supports activities aimed toward improving agricultural crops. The work week would be a 5 day, 8 hour-per-day schedule, typically M - F.


Key Responsibilities


  • Basic computer skills needed for data entry for statistical analysis.     

  • Assist with annual field projects (planting, data collection, harvest) under the supervision of the field manager.      

  • Assist with routine maintenance of agronomy supplies.

  • Develop a personal project that will positively impact the agronomy team. 

  • Willingness to become certified and drive a forklift to move materials.


  • Able to lift at least 50 pounds.


 


Typical Education







High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

Experience using statistics or ArcGIS preferred 


Required Certifications

Valid Driver's License


Other Information

Willingness to commute between Caldwell and Boise and occasionally other fields in eastern Idaho using a company vehicle. 



Job Requisition ID:  15384


Travel Required: Less than 10%


Location(s): SPS Irving St Building A R&D - Boise


Country: United States


Wage range or rate of pay: $17 -  $21.50/HR 



The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons.


Attractive total rewards package that includes:



  • Medical, dental, vision coverage

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • Paid Time Off (where applicable)

  • Relocation Assistance Program (not applicable for this position)

  • Education Assistance (where applicable)

  • Benefits details available at simplotbenefits.com




**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**