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Crop Applicator

Location Wiggins, Colorado Date posted 07/13/2024 Job ID 15940 Salary range $18.37 - $29.38/hr Work arrangement: On-Site
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CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world.  We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world.  Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.

Summary

Do you have a CDL & ready for a long-term career?

CHS, Inc has an opportunity to join our agronomy team as an Applicator in Wiggins, CO!  We build strong on-farm relationships with some of the best-known brands in agriculture to deliver and apply custom fertility and crop protection solutions to Colorado’s best producers. You will independently run and operate a sprayer & semi in the field, maintain equipment while blending chemicals, and assist in facility operations to ensure maximum efficiency.

This position offers unbeatable benefits, competitive hourly wage, overtime pay & acre bonus options to maximize your take home pay. Appy today!

Responsibilities

  • Under general supervision, apply fertilizer and crop protection products. May require use of a high clearance sprayer or floater.
  • Pick up and deliver product to customers as needed.
  • Work with customers in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Educate customers on products being applied to fields, techniques utilized, and how you can continue to support them with products and services.
  • Assist the sales staff in ensuring orders are correct and patron needs are met.
  • Perform warehouse work to including driving loader, forklift, mechanics, and maintenance.
  • Lift and load products, 1-2 hours per day.
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal laws and regulations. To include but not limited to pre-trip and post-trip reporting, proper load securement and hours of service.
  • Maintain cleanliness of vehicle(s) inside and out, and work environment.
  • Complete and document daily maintenance inspections. Ensure proper equipment maintenance is completed including repairs, and preventive maintenance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Training Provided:
    • Crop protection product mixing
    • Operation of application equipment

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • 1+ years of experience in Agriculture Production, Operations, and/or Agriculture Application
  • Must meet minimum age requirement

Additional Qualifications

  • Maintain or be able to obtain a CDL and DOT medical card
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English
  • Ability to work additional hours, be available for overnight stays and occasional weekends to meet business demands
  • High School diploma or GED preferred
  • Hazmat, Tanker, and Air Brake endorsements preferred
  • Agriculture background and customer experience preferred
  • Bulk liquid, Pressure trailer, or Forklift experience preferred
  • Pre-employment screening is based on the job requirements and industry guidelines and may or may not be required for the position. If required, selected candidates must pass pre-employment screenings to include all or a combination of drug, criminal, motor vehicle check, physical requirements and FMSCA Clearinghouse.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 75 lbs
  • Ability to climb rail cars, ladders, stairs and bins, and into back of trailer
  • Ability to work in dust and adverse weather conditions and temperatures

CHS offers a competitive total rewards package. Compensation includes base wage and, depending upon position, may include other earnings such as bonus, incentives and commissions. Actual pay offered will vary based on multiple factors which may include, without limitation, experience, education, training, specialized skills and certifications.

Benefits include medical, dental, vision, wellness programs, life insurance, health and dependent care savings accounts, paid time off, 401(k), pension, profit sharing, short- and long-term disability, tuition reimbursement and adoption assistance, subject to the eligibility requirements for each benefit plan.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disability.       

Please note that any communication from a CHS recruiter would be sent using a chsinc.com email address. In addition, a CHS recruiter will not ask for confidential information over the phone or in an email, or request money from a candidate involved in an offer process. If you have questions regarding an employment opportunity, please reach out to chscareers@chsinc.com to verify that the communication is from CHS.

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