Professional Custom Applicator - West Central FS - Maquon, IL


Responsible for maintaining operations at retail supply location.
Follows maintenance schedule of facility and equipment.
Sets up material handling, blending, storage, transport and application equipment for blending and delivery of products. Blends products according to recommended rates and procedures.
Responsible for inventory and distribution of products.
Loads and unloads containers, pallets, or materials and products, safely on/off trucks, and trailers.
Ensures products are evenly balanced and distributed on trucks/trailers and proper axle weights are met.
Responsible for the inventory control and turns in application records on a daily basis. Assures all products are accounted for with either an invoice or delivery ticket.
Drives and delivers miscellaneous products as requested.
Stocks and moves warehouse product and material.
Assists both full-time and part-time operations personnel
Maintains the facility and equipment image
Applies crop production inputs to fields and growing crops according to recommended rates, procedures, and following all pesticide labels. Records application data according to regulations and standards.
Assists in obtaining goals by improving efficiency and reducing costs
Demonstrates knowledge of and the ability to safely operate sprayers, floaters, single or tandem axle trucks and other equipment to meet company and DOT standards
Performs and records daily safety checks of assigned vehicle(s) and associated equipment by conducting pre-trip inspections, such as checking fuel and oil levels, inspecting tires, lights, and brakes.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Responsible for maintaining, repairing, rebuilding, and/or servicing location equipment, vehicles, and structures as needed
Follows West Central FS Policies OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.



Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof, and 0-2 years of related work experience.
Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.
Must have or obtain and maintain a CDL license with required endorsements, a satisfactory driving record and valid medical card.
Must hold and maintain, or have the ability to obtain, all required pesticide or fertilizer applicator licenses or certifications.
Ability to work extended hours and on-call as business conditions warrant.
Occasionally exposed or required to:

•    Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)
•    Noisy conditions
•    Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards, requiring utilization of appropriate safety measures
•    May be required to work at varying heights
•    Lift 51 - 70 lbs.
Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on West Central FS policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.

Nearest Major Market: Peoria
Nearest Secondary Market: Galesburg

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