Applicator
  • Job Posting Expires: 12/31/2021
3W ago
$0 to $0
Full Time
Negotiable
Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing
0-2 Years
Diploma
Primary Duties

As an Applicator at Central Valley Ag, you will be responsible for the application of agronomy products and to perform needed maintenance. 


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

1.   Performs custom application of fertilizers, herbicides and insecticides with dry  

      and liquid machines. 

2.    Responsible for upkeep and repairs of the application equipment they operate. 

3.   Understands and complies with safety and governmental regulations. 

4.   Takes customer orders at liquid, chemical and dry plant. 

5.   Loads and unloads fertilizer as required at liquid and dry plant. 

6.   Loads and unloads chemicals at liquid plant. 

7.   Loads and unloads corn, soybean and alfalfa seed products.  

8.   Maintains levels at liquid and dry plant. 

9.   Collects soil samples as needed. 

10. Supports in trucking of agronomy products to customers and Central Valley Ag  

      application equipment. 

11. Helps in the operations of liquid and dry plant. 

12. Provides support in monitoring inventories of bulk tanks. 

13. Assists in the physical inventories of agronomy products. 

14. Provides assistance in the handling of customer complaints. 

15. Helps with sales efforts. 

16. Assists in the maintenance of buildings, equipment and vehicles, including  

      necessary documentation. 

17. Provides assistance in office operations. 

18. Provides excellent customer service and customer relations. 

19. Works with supervisor and co-workers to keep errors to a minimum. 

20. Ensures paperwork is filled out timely and accurately. 

21. Comply with current Central Valley Ag credit policies. 

22. Maintains and promotes a safe work environment. 

23. Assists other divisions and locations as needed. 

24. Performs other duties as assigned. 

 

SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES 

None 

QUALIFICATIONS 

ª General mechanical ability required. 

ª Integrity and good judgment skills required. 

ª Excellent customer service skills required. 

ª Must be a quick learner and have the ability to multi-task. 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 

ª High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required. 

ª One to three months related experience and/or training or equivalent  

    combination of education and experience preferred.  

        

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS 

Must be able to obtain a Class B CDL with hazmat and tanker endorsement. 

 

TOOLS AND TECHNOLOGY USED IN THIS POSITION 

ª Single or double axel trucks (5 or 10 speed) 

ª Row crop machines 

ª Floaters 

ª Forklift 

ª Scale operations 

ª Pumps, plumbing, piping 

 

CORE COMPETENCIES NEEDED FOR THIS POSITION 

ª Safety – Maintains a work environment that is safe for everyone. 

ª Customer Focus – Actively looks for ways to help customers. 

ª Integrity – Adheres to moral and ethical principles. 

ª Teamwork – Works well with others to achieve a common goal. 

ª Financial Accountability – Takes responsibility for the way money and resources    

    are used and managed. 

ª Innovation – Introduces new ideas, devices, or methods. 

 

INDIVIDUAL COMPETENCIES NEEDED FOR THIS POSITION 

ª Customer Focus - Listens and responds effectively to external and/or internal  

    customer questions and resolves customer problems to the customer’s  

    satisfaction.  Follows-up with customer to ensure that all problems have been  

    resolved to the customer’s satisfaction.  Is committed to exceeding customer’s  

    expectations. 

ª Positive Outlook - Displays optimism at all times.  Stays positive and remains  

    upbeat.  Notices and acknowledges things that are going well, especially during  

    stressful times.  Faces problems head on and will make productive changes to the  

    outcome. 

ª Productivity - Meets or exceeds the expectations that have been established for  

    this position.  Has successfully combined skills, ability and effort to ensure that  

    managers expectations related to position results and output are achieved.  

ª Dependability - Follows through with commitments and can be counted on to  

    meet deadlines. Comes to work on time as scheduled and is ready for work.    

    Demonstrates a good attendance record and is aware of the impact that missing  

    work will have on the customer as well as co-workers. 

ª Quality of Work - Maintains high standards despite pressing deadlines and does  

    work right the first time. Corrects own errors. Is personally committed to high  

    quality work and encourages others to have similar standards.  Regularly  

    produces accurate, thorough and professional work. 

ª Personal Accountability for Safety - Behaves in a way that demonstrates Safety  

    as a top priority.  Immediately informs a supervisor about any unsafe working  

    conditions. Does not hesitate to address co-workers that engage in unsafe work  

    habits. Leaves others with the dear impression that Safety is a core value of this  

    organization. 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS FOR THIS POSITION 

ª Standing 

ª Walking 

ª Sitting 

ª Talking 

ª Hearing 

ª Use of hands to finger, handle or feel 

ª Reach with hands and arms 

ª Must be able to lift and/or move at least 100 pounds. 

ª Specific vision abilities includes close vision and ability to adjust focus. 

 

The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met in order to perform this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. 

 

DISCLAIMER 

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, position responsibilities, and required abilities and skills.  This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by an individual in this position and nothing in this job description restricts management’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to the person holding this position at any time.  Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities expected to meet job standards. 


Benefits

Join us and receive competitive pay and outstanding benefits that include retirement, 401k, medical/dental/vision insurance, paid time off and more.


How to Apply

Please apply online by going to www.cvacoop.com/careers