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GROWMARK Agronomy Intern - Prairieland FS - Jacksonville, IL

COMPANY: Prairieland FS

HIRING MANAGER: Rich Archer

LOCATION: Jacksonville, IL

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

Serves as the Agronomy intern under the direction of the Sales/Marketing Manager, trains and assists with general Agronomy functions.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

  • Hands on experience in agronomy field.

 

  • Visit FS locations and customers building professional relationships.

 

  • Coordinate communication with multi-site contacts, schedule field activities and carry out projects.

 

  • Operate field research and crop monitoring equipment and technology for scouting.

 

  • Assist with facility and equipment maintenance and repair.

 

  • Gain understanding and experience with ordering, receiving, and inventory control.

 

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

 

  • Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.

 

  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Must be pursuing a degree or certification from a community college, technical college or university and in good academic standing at time the internship begins.

 

  • Demonstrates ability to work independently.

 

  • Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.

 

  • Frequently required to lift 51-70 pounds as needed

 

  • Potentially exposed and required to work in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, wet, etc.), as well as working at various heights or elevated platforms

 

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and have the ability to travel independently and overnight as needed.

 

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