CHS has an opportunity in our Country Operations Division. We are looking for an individual to join our Operations team working as an Intern/Crop Scout. You will work extensively with CHS Larsen Cooperative customers monitoring fields to identify weed, insect, and disease problems.
You will assist patrons in a professional manner and promote a positive image of the coop. You must be detailed oriented with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and have the ability to adapt, think and make decisions quickly; have a pleasant attitude, be helpful, and customer focused.
This position runs from May – August.You must be able to work extended hours during the months of June and July or as needed.You will:Assist Production Sales Specialist with crop scouting, soil sampling, and field agronomic solvingUse integrated pest management techniques to determine treatment thresholdsGenerate written reports and present them to supervisor and/or customerLearn the features and benefits of all agronomy products and servicesAssist with sales and product delivery to customersLearn to perform warehouse and agronomy plant operationsLearn how to maintain equipment and facilityAssist other departments as neededComplete all safety reports and required record keeping.Follow all company policies and procedures.Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.Basic Qualifications: (required)High School diploma or GEDCurrently enrolled in or graduated from an Ag Business, Crop Science or other Agriculture related degree program Proficient with Microsoft Office softwareAbility to work in dust and adverse weather conditions and temperaturesAbility to work long hours to meet business demandsMust pass pre-employment drug screenPreferred Qualifications: (desired)Farming background