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Custom Applicator

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Job Title: Custom Applicator
Location: Mt Hope, KS, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Farmers Cooperative Elevator Company
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Input Retail, Cooperative and Related Crop Services
Career Type: Custom Applicator/Pest Control
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Job Description:

To apply agriculture pesticides and fertilizers to crop fields; deliver agronomy products; assist in grain department; and work with customers in a safe manner that maximizes departmental effectiveness.

Job Duties:

  • Maintain a safe work environment and wear proper PPE when required
  • Operate floater, post sprayer and tender trucks in a safe manner to apply products to the appropriate fields
  • Maintain fertilizer and chemical equipment
  • Blend / load liquid, dry and anhydrous ammonia fertilizer according to recommendations
  • Assist to achieve accurate and efficient unloading and delivery of products
  • Assist in grain department when needed
  • Must be able to lift 25 75 pound items frequently
  • Customer service is our priority:  Serve patron in a manner that promotes our company, promotes customer service and delivers our patrons the services they need to succeed with their operations.
  • Work overtime as required
  • Perform any other task requested by your supervisor


Education / Experience

Minimum of 1-2 years of related field experience. Farm back ground preferred. Working knowledge and general understanding of machine operations and maintenance.  Strong preference for someone with computer and GPS systems knowledge, however, will train the right candidate.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret job cards and chemical labels. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


 Mathematical Skills:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as acres, gallons, tons, ounces etc.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to identify problems and understand road layouts to determine the best routes from field to field.

Certificates and Licenses:

Class A CDL with Haz-Mat and tanker endorsement and custom applicators license.

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Job Post Date: 07/15/19
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