Exploring Ag Intern – New Century FS – Central Iowa locations
Company: New Century FSHiring Manager: Depending on locationLocation: Various locations within New Century FS territoryTarget Start Date: Spring or Summer Must be pursuing an agriculture-related degree at a 2-year community or technical college, with a status of freshman or sophomore to be eligible to apply PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENTThe purpose of this position is to train and assist with general Agronomy functions, learn the foundations of the system and industry, and prepare for future career opportunities. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSMay train and assist with: Hands-on work experience in the retail agronomy field and operationsFacility/equipment maintenance and repair based on mechanical skills and abilitiesApplication of crop nutrients and crop-protection products to farm fields using modern agriculture equipmentOverview of ordering, receiving, warehousing, and inventory control of agricultural input productsEarly crop scouting utilizing Integrated Pest Management (IPM), GPS technology, and iPad App applicationsMay include precision ag technology installations, set-up, and service in the field OTHER JOB FUNCTIONSFollows GROWMARK s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.Performs all other duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTSMust be pursuing an agriculture-related degree at a 2-year community or technical college, with a status of freshman or sophomore in good academic standing at the time the internship begins.Must have the ability to obtain a CDL and commercial applicator s license.Demonstrates essential abilities including communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position. Must have and maintain a valid driver s license and satisfactory driving record.Must be able to travel independently unsupervised. Full-Time Career Pathways: * Commercial ApplicatorApply for this job.