Operations Assistant - Ag Land FS - Armington, IL

The FS brand represents a standard of excellence for agricultural and energy-related products. It's the people who represent the FS brand that set it apart. As local cooperatives, FS Companies believe it is their responsibility to ensure that our earth, our communities, and businesses perform together, sustainably. FS Companies are committed to ensuring the continued profitability for the company, their owners, and their customers, while enacting to help the environment and greater good.



Under the direction of Plant Manager, work in all areas within the company to gain a working knowledge of Ag-Land FS, Inc.





Oversee and operate the loading, handling, and inventory of fertilizer and crop protection products


Routine containment inspection of fertilizer and bulk crop protection products


When needed, custom apply crop protection inputs to customer’s fields


When needed, custom apply anhydrous ammonia 


When needed, custom apply dry fertilizer 


Follow recommended rates, procedures, and pesticide labels for all applications and complete spray/application logs as fields are completed, noting any problems or concerns 


Works with other location employees in routine maintenance of buildings, equipment, and property to enhance company image


Deliver products to customers as required


Gain knowledge of products and services offered by Ag-Land FS, Inc.




Adheres to Ag-Land FS, Inc. environmental, health, training, and safety policies to prevent accidents or injuries.


Adheres to Ag-Land FS, Inc. Uniform policy, and maintains the appropriate professional image.


Attends training meetings, clinics, and schools that will provide knowledge for employee.


Performs other duties as assigned.





Proven professional communication and customer service skills and the ability to comprehend simple instructions, communicate one-on-one and in small groups with customers and other employees.


Demonstrated ability to diagnose and solve problems as they arise. 


Demonstrated time management and basic math skills including the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals along with the ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.


Proven ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment.


Understanding of basic computer skills as they relate to custom application business.


Demonstrated core competencies including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making, and skill development.


Must be able to obtain: 


Class A CDL with endorsements of hazmat, air brakes, and tanker


Competent attendant Anhydrous Ammonia certification


DOT Medical Examiners Certificate 


Commercial “Applicator/Operator” license 





Must be willing to work beyond those hours considered normal.


Have the ability to lift and carry 70 lbs.


Be able to perform minor equipment maintenance and repair.


Willing to work outdoors, in weather extremes when necessary.


Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures


May be required to work at varying heights


Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on FS policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of this position.

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