Digital SmartFarm Intern - Utah, Eastern Idaho, Montana (16305)

The J.R. Simplot Company
Baltimore, MD
United States
Category
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

This internship opportunity is designed to provide a realistic job preview and lay the solid foundation necessary for future employment with the J.R. Simplot Company. This position will be support for the Digital Sales Advisors in the region they are placed. That support will include installation and removal of soil moisture probes, tissue sampling, field moisture checks, learn SmartFarm water management software and Simplot Advisor software. There will also be other options for learning the digital side of the company.


Key Responsibilities


  • Installation and removal of field instruments

  • Field scouting

  • Data processing

  • Sampling

  • Other Precision Ag related activities


Typical Education

Must be pursing a Bachelors or Masters Degree within AgriBusiness, Ag Economics, Precision Agriculture, or Agronomy.


Relevant Experience



  • Microbiology & Soil Health completed courses highly preferred

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs

  • Highly motivated and detail oriented

  • Experienced with computers, specifically MicroSoft Office Suite

  • Effective Communicator

  • Ability to driver/operate ATV/UTV


Required Certifications

Valid Driver's License


Other Information


  • Sophomore or Junior preferred, but all years will be considered

  • This is a remote position that will require some travel using a company vehicle

  • This position will require Ag hours which will include early mornings, long days and a potential for an occasional Saturday

  • Duration:  May - August 2024 with the potential to run through Fall



Job Requisition ID:  16305


Travel Required: Up to 25%


Location(s): Remote - USA


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 (where applicable)

  • Paid Time Off (where applicable)

  • Relocation Assistance Program (where applicable)

  • 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.**