Exploring Ag Internship – Three Rivers FS – Elkader, IA
Company: Three Rivers FSHiring Manager: Craig MartinsLocation: Elkader, IAProjected Start: Spring or Summer 2017Must 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 retail agronomy functions, learn the foundations of the FS System and agribusiness industry, and prepare for future career opportunities in agriculture. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSMay train and assist with: Hands-on work experience in the retail agronomy facility and ag operations environmentFacility/equipment maintenance and repair. May also include precision ag technology installations.IPM crop scouting with mobile device and software to ensure they meet the appropriate agronomic conditionsMixing, delivery, and application crop nutrients and crop-protection products to customers farms using high tech agriculture equipmentOverview of product ordering, receiving, andwarehouse inventory control Career Development Sessions:Attend GROWMARK System on-boarding and orientation at corporate office in Bloomington IL.Career development and coaching with Human Resources professional.Participate in Conclusion Meeting with local FS Management Team to share gains in knowledge, skills, and abilities during the internship experience. 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. Other majors acceptable, if student has crop production experience.Have the ability to obtain a CDL and commercial applicator s license. (Company assistance provided)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 work and locally travel independently. Skills:Apply for this job.