Job - Precision Ag Specialist

Job Title: Precision Ag Specialist

Job Order #: EH-8574

Location: Central South Dakota

Salary Range: $0 - $80000

Commission / Bonus: Possible Bonus or Cost Of Living Increases

Benefits: 2 weeks Paid Vacation + Meal Allowance + Work Vehicle

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, agronomy or related field of study or equivalent experience
- Strong agronomic skills
- Pesticide Applicator license
- Proficient in MS Word and Excel
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
- Ability to perform basic math
- Good preventative maintenance and general repair skills
- Experience running tractor trailer
- Must have current driver’s license in good standing
- Willing and able to get CDL
- Experience operating large late model row crop precision equipment



JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a Precision Ag Specialist for this progressive central South Dakota farming operation. Assist with fertilizers and chemicals for farm applications. Move, loads, unload and store pesticides and fertilizers. Maintain and record inventory for all stored fertilizer and chemical. Assist with organizing and maintaining the farm inventory and current computer program for fertilizers and chemicals and other agronomy inputs. Inspect fields and observe growing plants and harvested crops. Monitor crops for pesticides and diseases. Collect and manage data for crop trials. Collect soil and plant samples for agronomic analyzing. Weekly sampling of grain storages as needed. Assist with weekly monitoring for quality control, conditions, temperatures and humidity of farm and plant storages. Ongoing familiarization and education for crop production methods and practices. Daily or as needed communication with crop production employees and/or seasonal employees. Assist with other duties as directed. Follow all Company policies and procedures including Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), the Food Safety Health and Hygiene Policy, Company Safety Rules and Guidelines. Assist with agronomic data and analysis for year-end records. This position may have supervisory responsibility and/or may provide leadership and guidance to temporary staff and/or assist with orientation of new members of the work force. Decision-making is driven by established policy and/or practice; guided by management. Willing to pay $60-80k and could pay up to 100k per year if able to manage their own department.

JOB CONDITIONS The responsibilities of the position are performed in a continual outdoor environment. This position is regularly exposed to wet, humid conditions (not weather related), infrequently exposed to extreme cold, extreme heat, and regularly exposed to all outdoor weather conditions. Physical hazards such as working near mechanical parts, exposure to fumes, toxic or caustic chemicals occur as would be found in performing the required responsibilities of the position. Safety shoes, hearing protection, respirators and additional personal protective equipment as needed, must be worn to eliminate the risks associated with these hazards.


Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Eric Hansen at eric@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-382-7351. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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