Agronomy Internship
Job Type
Internship
Description

  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Assist agronomy sales staff with weed and pest scouting
  •  Operate forklift and other equipment as qualified
  •  Attend plot days, sales and/or team meetings
  •  Visit producers with sales staff
  •  Assist in the collection of field plot data
  •  Monitor and maintain seed and chemical warehouse inventory
  •  Learn about agronomy products and services offered by Central Region Cooperative
  •  Represent yourself and the cooperative professionally at all times in action and appearance
  •  Self-starter with the ability to work independently and with teams
  •  Adhere to safety policies and procedures

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

  •  High school diploma
  •  Enrolled in a two or four year college program
  •  Valid driver’s license
  •  Availability to work extended hours during peak seasons
  •  Computer and data entry skills
  •  Must be able to follow directions and effectively communicate with others
  •  Agriculture background preferred but not required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  •  Ability to lift 75lbs., climb ladders and/or rail cars, stairs, and bins
  •  May also be required to work in confined spaces
  •  Must be able to work near fertilizer dust and during inclement weather
  •  Must be able to perform all physical requirements of the position