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Operations Support 1 (Application)

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Job Title: Operations Support 1 (Application)
Location: Bakersfield, CA, West United States, USA
Company: J.R. Simplot Company
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: General
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is 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.


Our applicator position consist of driving field to field applying fumigation chemicals via tractor, reading product labels, observing all DPR and county regulations and following recommendations.

Key Responsibilities
  • Able to drive spray tractor and calibrate equipment
  •  Operates computers on equipment
  •  Requires mixing, loading, and application of pesticides/fertilizers
  •  Performs daily vehicle inspections
  •  Handle and delivers bulk and packaged chemicals as needed
  •  Clean and maintain application equipment
  •  Assists mechanic as needed
  •  Maintain application/spray records
  •  Perform other duties as assigned in other departments if needed
Typical Education
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Relevant Experience
  •  6 + months driving a tractor
  •  Previous application experience
  •  Farming background
Other Information
  • QAC Qualified Applicator Certificate  -  helpful but not required
  •  Chemical application education provided 
  •  Able to lift/carry up to 75lbs
  •  Knowledge of fumigation products and procedures
  •  Able to work additional hours to meet business demands, nights and weekend shifts is a must

Job Requisition ID:2401

Travel Required:None

Location(s):SGS Retail - Bakersfield

Country:United States

**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.**

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Job Post Date: 09/22/20
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