Agronomy Custom Applicator

Added: March 12, 2018

Job Location: Cleveland, Minnesota

Overview:

A Custom Applicator is the operator of custom application equipment, application of fertilizer and chemicals to customer’s fields in a safe, accurate, efficient, and timely manner as well as promote the proper use of crop protection products.

General Responsibilities as a Custom Applicator:

  • Operate and maintain all equipment and vehicles (sprayers, spreaders, trucks, etc.)
  • Mixing, loading and application of crop protection products
  • Apply pesticides and fertilizers at applicable rates to the appropriate fields
  • Handle and deliver bulk and packaged chemicals
  • Perform daily vehicle inspections
  • Clean and maintain equipment
  • Maintain application/spray records
  • Manage customer service relations
  • Organize and coordinate application schedule with the farmers
  • Knowledgeable with seed, chemical and fertilizer to make informed decisions

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Possess or ability to obtain CDL with Hazmat and Tanker endorsement
  • Clean driving record
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs
  • Ability to work long hours in season
  • Possess or ability to obtain applicator’s license
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen
  • Willing to work other duties as assigned by supervisor

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