Agrium Inc

Crop Consultant Trainee-Tangent OR

US-OR-Tangent
1 week ago
System ID
2015-3507
Number of Positions
1
Job Category
Crop Consultant

Job Description

Job Description

Crop Production Services in Tangent, OR has an opening for a Crop Consultant trainee. Reporting to the facility manager, the candidate will work under an established Crop Consultant. Duties will include the following:

  • Scout fields- record weed, insect, disease and other observations
  • Learn agronomy and sales skills
  • Perform petiole, tissue, soil and water sampling
  • Inspect crops for nutritional deficiencies
  • Complete crop inspection reports for crop consultant
  • Learn computer recommendation and billing programs

The trainee plays an important role in field scouting services offered to help make timely informed and economical field crop decisions.  If the facility manager feels the trainee has the required skill set, the candidate will transition to a consulting position over a three year time period.

 

Job Qualifications

  • Ag Based Degree
  • Preference given to individuals with agriculture background/work experience
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record
  • Ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time under all weather conditions
  • Above average organizational skills, ability to understand new concepts and learn quickly, complete work targets with little or no supervision in a timely manner, self-motivated
  • Ability to pass drug and alcohol screening

 

Training

You will report to one supervisor who is responsible for your schedule, safety procedure training and agronomy training including weed, insect and disease identification, pest and crop population counts, crop and weed staging and other diagnostic issues that may occur in fields.  You will have daily contact with your supervisor along with location representatives and other employees as required.  You will be supplied with equipment to do your job.

 

Career Opportunities

This role allows you to develop diagnostic agronomy skills and inter-personal skills while providing insight into the sales, operational and administrative functions of the company. 

 

*EOE Plus AA Employer

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