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Custom Applicator - Dalton, NE

Panhandle Cooperative Association Dalton, NE Hourly Wage, Varies
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Position:         Custom Applicator
Department:  Fertilizer
Location:        All Fertilizer Locations
Reports To:   Operations Manager

SUMMARY:  Applying fertilizer and/or agriculture chemicals to our customers.   

TASKS

  1. Operate designated liquid or dry application equipment as needed in safe and efficient manner. 
  2. Work closely with producers and fellow employees to provide outstanding customer service. 
  3. Perform winter maintenance on fertilizer equipment and make needed improvements on all fertilizer facilities. 
  4. Keep files current with maintenance records on all fertilizer application equipment, delivery trucks and pickups. 
  5. Deliver, load and unload liquid and dry fertilizer, chemicals and seed. 
  6. Follow government and safety regulations concerning the handling and sales of fertilizer and agriculture chemicals. 
  7. Assist with ordering and stocking all equipment parts for company use or resale to producers. 
  8. Participates in good housekeeping practices and environmental stewardship on premises.
  9. Enforce safety, health, and security rules.
  10. Turn in accurate application reports daily.
  11. All other duties assigned by operations manager.

EDUCATION

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to complete the required job functions.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSE, REGISTRATIONS

  1. Must have valid commercial drivers license with class C and hazmat endorsement. 
  2. Must have valid custom applicator license. 
  3. Must be able to operate custom applicator equipment and forklift. 

TECHNOLOGY AND TOOLS

Ability to use advanced mechanical equipment and tools; ability to work with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge of customer and personal services, mechanical, engineering and technology, administration, and sales and marketing.

SKILLS

Judgment and decision making, instructing, equipment and maintenance, troubleshooting, active learning, critical thinking, reading comprehension, active listening, installation, equipment selection and maintenance, time management.

WORK ACTIVITIES 

Work activities performed on the job include operating vehicles, mechanized vehicles, or equipment; getting information; updating and using relevant knowledge; documenting and recording information; repairing and maintaining mechanical equipment; inspecting equipment and materials; making decisions and solving problems; and communicating with supervisors, peers and subordinates.

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 accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; talk; occasionally required to walk, sit; use hands to finder, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop or kneel.
  2. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. 
  3. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK CONDITIONS

The work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  This employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and may be exposed to chemical equipment.  Safety precautions are required. 

 

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted November 21, 2023
Date Closes December 21, 2023
Located In Dalton, NE
Department Fertilizer Department
Function Applying fertilizer and/or agriculture chemicals to our customers. Sell seed products to our customers, while developing appropriate marketing and promotion plans for our seed products.
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Varies
Shift Custom
Hours 40+ hours per week
SOC Category 17-2021.00 Agricultural Engineers
Zipcode 69131
Name Human Resources
Address PO Box 2188
City, State and Zip Scottsbluff, NE 69361
Phone (308) 630-5263
FAX 308-633-5359

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Pension Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave

This job requires the following skills

  • Agriculture - Maintenance
  • Agriculture - Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Operation
  • Horticulture
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Benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Pension Plan
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