Soil Sampler – Term
Soil Sampler – TermFor anyone who believes in the future of sustainable agriculture, Farmers Edge is the place to work. As a global leader in precision agriculture and independent data management solutions, Farmers Edge is defining the future of agriculture through innovation. Combining hardware, software, precision agronomy and boots-on-the-ground support, Farmers Edge gives growers the data needed to optimize their farm management decisions and help them grow more precisely. Farmers Edge has received national recognition for our agricultural innovations and commitment to global sustainability. Join Farmers Edge today to advance your career and help us support more growers across the globe!?Location: Ames, Iowa and surrounding areaTerm: Three to nine months with possibility of extensionReporting to the Hub Operations Manager, the Seasonal Soil Sampler collects soil samples according to established methods and techniques using vehicles and quads with GPS equipment and soil sampling probes. ?They are responsible for ensuring quality control of samples and accurate recording of information.Duties may include the following:Travel to assigned rural locations to take core soil samples from grower's fields;Record sample data accurately;Meet with supervisor regularly to discuss field conditions;Database administration and upkeep;Safe operation of motorized vehicles;Those services reasonably related the performance of the foregoing duties; andOther duties as assigned.Education and ExperienceValid driver's license for designated state of employment;Some agricultural experience would be an asset;Ability to carry up to 20 kg;Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.Apply for this job.