Valley Wide Cooperative/Valley Agronomics is a company motivated by service. We have been helping farmers and ranchers build their homes and businesses since 1920. Our mission is "To provide quality products and services at a value both the company and customer enjoy. We do this with respect to the communities we do business in and the environments that we impact."  The company is seeking candidates for an Agronomy Field Tech.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES
Job responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
 

  • Scout farm fields for insects, weeds and diseases.
  • Sample soil and plant tissue for nutrient status.
  • Draw grass seed sample for moisture testing.
  • Set up and evaluate test plots.
  • Deliver products to customers as needed.
  • Map farm fields and monitor yields using precision ag technology.
  • Work with other Outside Sales team members to more efficiently serve our customers.
  • Work closely with plant staff to ensure customer needs are met in timely fashion.
  • Use computer to formulate mixes, record grower contacts, work orders, recommendations and email
  • Operate Company vehicle in a safe and professional manner.
  • Travel to, and work at or around, other Ag facilities throughout Valley Agronomics as needed.
  • Other duties, responsibilities and/or tasks as assigned.
 
JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Knowledge of computer systems operation and associated software.
  • Ability to interact effectively with customers and co-workers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Good math skills.
  • Familiarity with farm operations preferred.
  • Valid drivers’ license required.
  • Ability to obtain a forklift certificate.
  • High school graduate or greater.
  • Crop Science degree preferred
 
HOURS / DAYS / SCHEDULE
This is a full time, 40+ hours per week position, typically Monday - Friday. Qualified applicants must be available to work evenings and/or weekends as needed, especially during times of high seasonal demand.
 
SALARY / WAGE / BENEFITS
A wage will be discussed during the interview process. In addition to generous employee discounts, the company offers medical, dental and life & long-term disability benefits to full time employees. Employees may also participate in the company’s 401(k) plan after meeting eligibility requirements.
 
TO APPLY

All applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and may be subject to pre-employment background checks.  Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the position. Submit your applications today!