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Custom Applicator

Location Yuma, Colorado Date posted 09/23/2022

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

CHS has an opportunity in our Country Operations Division in Haxtun, CO. We are looking for a Custom Applicator. Work independently as you apply chemical and fertilizer products to producer fields. As a Custom Applicator, you will

  • Build relationships with area farmers to learn about their chemical and fertilizer needs
  • Spend time in the field, operating a sprayer while loading and applying products in a safe, accurate, and efficient manner
  • Gain hands-on experience and technical skills by running many different types of machinery and performing routine equipment maintenance

Take advantage of an outstanding benefits package, a friendly and safe work environment, and provide a valuable service to the local community. Apply for our Custom Applicator role today!

Compensation range:

  • $17.93 - $28.61
  • This position has opportunity for promotion

Responsibilities

  • Working independently, apply fertilzer and crop protection products. May include use of a high clearance sprayer or floater.
  • 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.
  • Pick up and deliver product to customers as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

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

Additional Qualifications

  • CDL or ability to obtain within 30 days
  • Must meet DOT and Company requirements
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English
  • Ability to work additional hours to meet business demand
  • High School diploma or GED preferred
  • Applicator's license preferred
  • Chemical application education preferred
  • Previous application experience preferred
  • Farming background 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 and load up to 75 lb packages of crop protection product

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. 

Compensation: This includes base wage and may consist of other earnings depending upon position within CHS, consisting of bonuses, incentives, commissions, merit pay.  This position may be an opportunity for promotion. 
Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health, and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short-Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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