Applicator - AgVantage FS - Lone Tree, IA

GROWMARK
Baltimore, IA
United States
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Job Description

 


AgVantage FS is headquartered in Waverly, Iowa with branches in Northern and Eastern Iowa. AgVantage FS has about 400 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 23,000 customers. The cooperative does business in agronomy, energy, grain, precision agronomy, agri-finance, and crop insurance. AgVantage FS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.


 PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT


 



 


 


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS


 


Applies crop production inputs to fields and growing crops according to recommended rates, procedures, and following all pesticide labels. 


 


Records application data according to regulations and standards. 


 


Sets up material handling, blending, storage, transport and application equipment for blending and delivery of products. 


 


Blends products according to recommended rates and procedures.


 


Demonstrates knowledge of and the ability to safely operate sprayers, floaters, single or tandem axle trucks and other equipment to meet company and DOT standards


 


Performs and records daily safety checks of assigned vehicle(s) and associated equipment by conducting pre-trip inspections, such as checking fuel and oil levels, inspecting tires, lights, and brakes.  


 


Loads and unloads containers, pallets, or materials and products, safely on/off trucks, trailers, or railcars.


 


Ensures products are evenly balanced and distributed on trucks/trailers and proper axle weights are met.


 


Responsible for the inventory control and turns in application records on a daily basis.  Assures all product is accounted for with either an invoice or delivery ticket.


 


 


OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS


 


Responsible for maintaining, repairing, rebuilding, and/or servicing location equipment, vehicles, and structures as needed


 


Collects/records soil sample information using proper procedures.


 



 


Performs all other duties as assigned.


 


 


REQUIREMENTS


 


Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof, and 0-2 years of related work experience.


 


Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.


 



 



 


Ability to work extended hours and on-call as business conditions warrant.


 




  • Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)

  • Noisy conditions

  • Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards, requiring utilization of appropriate safety measures


  • Lift 51 - 70 lbs.


 



 


 


 


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.


 


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