Crop Application Specialist - Evergreen FS - Pontiac, IL


Evergreen FS is farmer-owned cooperative serving the needs of customers in McLean, Woodford, Livingston, Dewitt, and Macon counties. We provide our customers with a full range of farm products and services including agronomy, turf, energy, grain marketing, and so much more. Since 1926 our mission has been the same, we strive to build successful business partnerships with customers, employees, and cooperative owners.


With an emphasis on safety, integrity, and teamwork, Evergreen FS provides top customer service for our customers. We are a solution-focused company who is always looking for new ways to enhance our customer’s experience.  We know we are stronger by hiring resourceful, proud, and considerate members of our local communities. If you're interested in seeing where you fit in the Evergreen FS family apply now!




Responsible for servicing customers with crop protection and fertilizer application to their fields in the McLean County area.  Assist in the maintenance and servicing of agronomy equipment.  Growers trust Evergreen FS to deliver top-performing crop protection and fertilizer products that promise the best performance before, during and after the growing season. When it comes to weed, pest and plant nutrition management systems, Evergreen FS Operators help to keep crops healthy for harvest to assist in maximum crop production.  


Key Responsibilities


Applies crop production products to fields and growing crops according to recommended rates, procedures, and following all pesticide labels. Records application data according to regulations and standards.


Sets up material handling, blending, storage, transport and application equipment for blending and delivery of products.  Blends products according to recommended rates and procedures.


Performs and records daily safety checks of assigned vehicle(s). Responsible for maintaining, repairing, rebuilding, and/or servicing location equipment, vehicles, and structures as needed. Follows the preventative maintenance program and maintains a clean truck to present a professional appearance. 


Loads and unloads containers, pallets, or materials and products, safely on/off trucks, trailers, or railcars. Assures all product is accounted for with either an invoice or delivery ticket.


May be required to assist in other departments of the company. Performs all other duties as assigned.


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





Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof, and 2 years of related work experience.


Must hold and maintain, or have the ability to obtain, a Commercial Operators License and all required pesticide or fertilizer applicator licenses for applying and working with chemicals.  Responsible for renewing licenses or certifications as required and reporting status of licenses or certifications to the Location Manager.


Ability to work extended hours including evenings and weekends, work required overtime, and extended hours 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 policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.


Evergreen FS, Inc strives to provide a Total Rewards package that delivers exceptional pay for exceptional performance, recognizes your dedication to our mission and helps us attract and retain the highest caliber of talent.  The cornerstone of our benefits package is the defined benefit pension plan along with a 401(k) plan, health and disability insurance, and other voluntary group benefit programs.


Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.  We are an equal opportunity employer.


Nearest Major Market: Bloomington IL
Nearest Secondary Market: Peoria

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