On-Farm Agronomist (EH-6460)
PLEASE NOTE: We will not reply if your resume does not meet position requirements. Please understand your education and experience must match our job listings for you to be considered. You must be a U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident to be considered for any U.S. positions.?There is NO closing date on this position.? This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.?QUALIFICATIONS:?- Knowledge of and experience in farming- College degree in agronomy/crop/plant science and/or having experience in the agronomy field is preferred. If you have other college degree and farm experience and feel you can train for additional agronomy skills, please contact us to consider this. We are looking for long term employees that have desire to learn and grow with us, so we will consider other qualifications if you are willing and the right fit.- At least 2-5 years work experience preferred.- Valid driver's license- Experience with farm equipment and programs and the ability to operate computer, calculator and telephone- Ability to interact in a positive and professional manner and to develop and maintain strong working relationships with customers, vendors, suppliers, coworkers, and management; the ability to respond promptly to customer needs and requests for service and assistance; and ability to meet commitments- Ability to communicate verbally in one-on-one and small group situations with management, coworkers, customers, vendors and suppliers including the ability to speak clearly, effectively, and professionally in positive or negative situations; listen to others without interrupting; seek clarification; and respond well to questions- Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence- Strong attention to detail and focus on quality and accuracy- Ability to maintain confidentiality and privacy of the organization's trade secrets and customer information- Ability to prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently, and work within deadlines- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk and hear. Also flexibility to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs. Trunk strength and ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time. Some tasks involve repetitive motion. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, and ability to focus.????????JOB DESCRIPTION:?Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for an On-Farm Agronomist for this large southwestern Kansas farming operation. This person will oversee all agronomy functions dealing with crops grown by the operation:- Soil sampling, analyzing soil reports, making fertilizer recommendations, and when to apply- Working with Farm Manager on planting of crops including: variety, planting dates, populations, depth, etc.- Work with soil moisture probe technology and report to Farm Manager on watering of crops while keeping in mind all state laws dealing with irrigation.- Check fields for moisture, insects, weeds, fungus, and all environmental events as determined by Farm Manager during growing season and make recommendations verbally and electronically so owners and Farm Manager can track growth and challenges of the crop- Help manage herbicide inventory based on planned use for upcoming year. This may include pricing, taking delivery, and keeping monthly inventory on all crop input items.- Manage variable rate seeding and fertilizer application based on information available. Soils maps, yield maps, water availability, and soil fertility are a few pieces of information to draw from- Collect and oversee yield data- Collect and oversee planting data- Collect and oversee fertilizer needs and usage?This person will make rounds; monitor irrigation equipment maintenance needs and report to Farm Manager. Operate tractor and farm machinery as part of production team when needed. Operations could include plant, drill, plow, mow, blade roads, swath, bale, etc.?BENEFITS:?3 Bedroom House, Utilities, Insurance, Paid Vacation, Work Vehicle?ALL INQUIRIES ARE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL. NO FEES TO APPLICANTS.If you feel that you are not a candidate for this position, but know someone who is, we do offer a Referral Bonus if we place your referral into this position.??To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # and contact:Eric HansenHansen Agri-PlacementP.O. Box 1172Grand Island, NE 68802Phone: email@example.comApply for this job.