Applicator

Work independently in the field providing the customer with product and service requested.

Summary

Work independently in the field providing the customer with product and service requested.

Essential Duties

Include the following.  This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

  • Operate and maintain flotation and post emergence application equipment
  • Apply fluid fertilizers and pesticides on various crops
  • Evaluate field conditions and communicate situation to field representative on an as needed basis
  • Facilitate coordination of nursing equipment
  • Collect and submit soil samples and develop corresponding maps
  • Assist Field Representatives in daily activities to enhance sales growth
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as designated by Plant Manager

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to safely operate and maintain large machinery
  • Must be proficient in mathematics
  • Must be a self starter with positive attitude
  • Understanding of crop production business
  • CDL a plus (training provided)

Education And/or Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Farm background preferred

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to lift and move up to 80 lbs.
  • Long hours as needed
  • Travel as needed

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Non-smoking for safety
  • Random drug screening