Current hours for Sumner and Maynard: 7:30am-4:00pm and at Oelwein: 7:30am-5:00 pm.

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Careers

Agronomy Custom Applicator

Openings: 1

Location: Randalia, IA

Description

Reporting to the Assistant Location Manager or Location Manager, the Commercial Applicator is a Non Exempt position.

The Commercial Applicator will maintain and monitor facility chemicals in compliance with EPA, OSHA, State and Federal Regulations, along with facility safety protocols.

Primary Responsibilities:

Leadership

  • Promote an environment and culture that focuses on fulfilling the mission and core values of Viafield.
  • Model behaviors that support Viafield’s mission and core values to be a trusted advisor to our customers and members.

Operations

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide application to areas by applying knowledge of weather conditions
  • Installs, adjusts, and perform minor repairs of application equipment
  • Maintain accurate records in compliance with EPA, OSHA, and State and Federal regulations
  • Ensure proper usage and storage of all chemicals according to directions and applies them at the recommended rate
  • Schedule and coordinate applications for facility
  • Order and maintain inventory of chemicals and other supplies
  • Performing other duties as assigned

 

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Two years commercial applications experience
  • Current pesticide applicator license
  • Exhibits solid organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Skilled in performing mathematical calculations
  • Experience in ensuring facility safety

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position:

  • The employee is regularly required to talk or hear
  • The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Working conditions include contaminated air, extreme temperatures and hazardous materials
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.



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