Applicator - Insight FS - Brodhead, WI

Baltimore, WI
United States
Job Description


Insight FS is headquartered in Jefferson, Wisconsin with branches all over the state. Insight FS has about 410 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 41,000 customers. The cooperative does business in agronomy, agri-finance, precision agriculture, nutrient management, energy, feed, grain, and turf. Insight FS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.



With 26 locations across Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Insight FS has a variety of opportunities within an industry that is virtually unfazed by economic, political, or social challenges.  As an AG cooperative, we provide agriculture and energy products and services to farmers, growers, producers, transportation companies, retail businesses, residential customers, and more.  We strive to be the best agricultural cooperative in North America, ready to move the bar forward, and always asking “What’s Next?”


The FS brand has been present in Wisconsin communities for almost 100 years and is focused on the Financial, Physical, and Emotional well-being of its employees.  Over 300 regular employees and nearly 200 seasonal employees all “get it”.  That is, they know that working for Insight FS is rewarding to them, both professionally and personally.  Apart from the company’s wages (that meet or beat the local market), we offer:


  • A fully paid pension (zero out of pocket from the employee)

  • Unrivaled PTO (available day one)

  • World-class health, medical and well-being options

  • Company seeded HSA (company adds up to $500)

  • Profit sharing

  • Accessible digital training platform

  • On-the-job professional and personal development

  • Career Path mapping for each job classification

  • Access to the GROWMARK career network

  • Corporate affiliates who provide support to meet you and your family’s changing needs

  • Periodic outings which include the entire family

  • Other cash and non-cash incentives and awards


We hope you too see the benefit of working for a company like Insight FS.  A company who values transparency and growing its business upon a diverse and dynamic culture. 


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Operates commercial sprayer or floater for the purpose of applying crop inputs to producer field. In addition, operates and maintains single or tandem axle trucks and other equipment.


Performs all job functions in a timely and accurate manner to increase customer satisfaction and maintain the reputation and profitability of the organization. 





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.





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


Collects/records soil sample information using proper procedures.


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 0-2 years of related work experience.


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


Must have or obtain and maintain a CDL license with required endorsements, a satisfactory driving record and valid medical card.


Must hold and maintain, or have the ability to obtain, all required pesticide or fertilizer applicator licenses or certifications in states where crop production inputs are applied.  Responsible for renewing licenses or certifications as required and reporting status of licenses or certifications to the Location Manager.


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


Occasionally exposed or required to:  

•    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

•    May be required to work at varying heights 

•    Lift 51 - 70 lbs. 


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. 


Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply.


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.