Exploring Agriculture Agronomy Operations Intern - Ag-Land FS - Green Valley, IL (101568)

Growmark
Green Valley, MD
United States
Category
Job Description

The FS brand represents a standard of excellence for agricultural and energy-related products. It's the people who represent the FS brand that set it apart. As local cooperatives, FS Companies believe it is their responsibility to ensure that our earth, our communities, and businesses perform together, sustainably. FS Companies are committed to ensuring the continued profitability for the company, their owners, and their customers, while enacting to help the environment and greater good.



 


PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT


 


Serves as the Agronomy Operations intern under the direction of location management, trains and assists with general Agronomy functions to learn the foundation of the system and industry prepare for future career.


 


 


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS


 



  • Hands-on experience in agronomy field and operations.

  • Assist with facility and equipment maintenance and repair.

  • Visit FS locations and customers building professional relationships.

  • Operate field research and crop monitoring equipment and technology for scouting.


  • Gain understanding and experience with ordering, receiving, and inventory control.


 


 


OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS


 




  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


 


 


REQUIREMENTS


 



  • Must be pursuing a degree or certification from a community college, technical college or university and in good academic standing at time the internship begins.


  • Demonstrates ability to work independently.

  • Demonstrates essential abilities including communication, customer focus, decision making, and skill development.

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record.

  • Must be able to travel independently and overnight when necessary.





 


 


WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING


 


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.   A few key areas of emphasis include:



  • Operate field research and crop monitoring equipment and technology for scouting.

  • Assist with facility and equipment maintenance and repair.

  • Visit FS locations and customers building professional relationships.


 


 


WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE


 



  • You are pursuing a degree or certification from a community college, technical college or university

  • You are in good academic standing


 


 


WHAT WE BRING TO THE TABLE


 



  • We value relationships and people first and foremost

  • We are a company that is committed to being an innovation leader in the agriculture industry

  • We emphasize sustainability practices and stewardship of our resources

  • We enjoy access to in-house training and leadership development opportunities


 


 


WHAT YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT US


The GROWMARK Exploring Agriculture Internship Program is in its 12th year. The program has given students the opportunity to explore career paths and develop professionally; many of which still call the GROWMARK System “home” today


FS. Bringing You What's Next. 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, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.



 


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