Custom Applicator

    Landus Cooperative
    2229 Clover Ave, Perry, IA

    Job Description

    Landus Cooperative is currently seeking a Custom Applicator! Do you have a passion for agriculture and operating large equipment/applicators? Would you consider yourself reliable and detail-oriented? Then come join our team!

    We are seeking a motivated individual who can apply crop protection products and assist in our agronomy and grain operations. At Landus Cooperative, you’ll find a fun team atmosphere and a stable career that offers excellent benefits for full-time employees!

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Includes but not limited to the following:

    • Apply and understand the use of agronomy products to customer’s fields including dry and liquid fertilizer, chemicals, NH3, and lime. In addition, record daily application logs.
    • Operate various application equipment, tender trucks, and NH3 equipment.
    • Maintain and record maintenance of application equipment, tending equipment, NH3 equipment, pickups and side dress units.
    • Operate dry fertilizer plants, chemical containment buildings, and NH3 plants.
    • Assist in housekeeping and maintenance of facilities & grounds.
    • Provide prompt, professional, and courteous customer service.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Must have or be able to obtain a Class A CDL with air brake, tanker, and HazMat endorsements.
    • Participate in company DOT drug and alcohol program and maintain current DOT physical.
    • Must have or be able to obtain a commercial pesticide applicators license with 1A, 1B, and 1C endorsements.
    • Must be able to move/lift up to 50 pounds; occasionally up to 100 pounds.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Associate degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or high school diploma or general education degree (GED) and related experience and/or training.
    • More than five years of application experience.
    • Good computer skills.
    • Understand the seasonality of an agricultural cooperative and the in-season time commitment.

    Our Values:

    • Teamwork: Works hard to emphasize team success ahead of individual success.
    • Safety: Protects the well-being of our employees, customers, and consumers.
    • Consistent Quality: Accepts responsibility to provide quality work in a timely manner.
    • Empowered: Enjoys working hard and has initiative to do what’s right.
    • Integrity: Displays honesty by doing what they say they will do.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Posting ID: 547077677Posted: 2020-01-30