Agricultural Field Scout
Can you bend and lift up to 40 lbs. easily? Do you have the ability to work long periods of time while standing? Are you a college student majoring in Agriculture, Plant Science or Horticulture? If you said yes to these questions, we?d like to hear from you!?For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services. Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!??General Purpose and Scope of Position:Wilbur-Ellis is seeking a dependable Viticulture Field Scout. The Field Scout-Viticulture is responsible for monitoring/recording pest activity of wine grapes, pest trap placement, sampling and technology integration. The Field Scout works closely with the field sales and the operations support team.??Key Skills and Abilities Include:College student majoring in Agriculture, Plant Science, or HorticultureProficiency with standard software including MS Office SuiteAbility to drive safely operation company vehicle within state and company guidelinesAbility to travel by automobile or commercial transportation to other branches, meeting locations or customer farmsAbility to work long periods of time while standingAbility to bend, stoop, kneel, lift (up to 40 lbs. safely) easily??Key Personal Attributes Include:Excellent interpersonal skills with both customers and fellow employeesDependability/reliability. Occasionally may need to work Saturdays in season??Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:Scout crops for economic pests and report to appropriate Sales Representative.Learn and work with our AgVerdict software programInstall traps in fields. Inspect and monitor trapsTake soil, tissue, viral and nematode samples as needed or directed by sales.Ability to work overtime as neededProactively seek and participate in available company-sponsored training, in an effort to develop and advance skill set and knowledge basePresent a professional image to our customers in all interactions (verbal, computer and face-to-face) through personal appearance and overall demeanorFollow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adhere to all policies (i.e., credit, equipment usage, social media policy) and procedures as specified in company manuals and as directed in the employee handbookPerform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner?Compensation and Benefits:Competitive hourly wageComprehensive health and retirement offering benefits??COMPANY CULTURE ?Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employerWilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.?Wilbur-Ellis is for and about peopleWilbur-Ellis has enjoyed?over ninety-five years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and a dedication to quality work, our customers and each other.?Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry?s best workforceWilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.??Wilbur-Ellis Company is an Equal Opportunity EmployerApply for this job.