General Laborer - Gateway FS - Waterloo, 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.



Performs a wide range of duties and services, mainly at Waterloo Agronomy Location and occasionally other Gateway FS facilities.  Primary responsibilities will be helping with day to day operations around the plant.  May also be required to help with the application of pesticides and fertilizers.  Other duties shall include, but are not limited to, maintenance, deliveries, operating, and the handling of: seed, chemicals, fertilizer, and petroleum products.  



Essential Job Functions

Assist in daily operation of the waterloo fertilizer plant


Assist in sales and marketing of all products.


Unloading/loading and stacking of fertilizer, seed, feed, and chemical product and packaging.


Operating equipment such as: forklift, loader, trucks, and custom application equipment.


Handle, load, and deliver: Anhydrous Ammonia, dry fertilizer, seed and chemicals.


Perform housekeeping and maintenance to all equipment, vehicles, and facilities.


Work at various other locations as directed.



Desired Qualifications

High school diploma/GED or a one year minimum of related work experience. 


Basic computer skills


Must be able to acquire chemical license


Current CDL with HAZMAT endorsement  (Class A preferred), DOT Physical, and Drug Test


Must be willing to work seasonally long hours and overtime when needed.



Physical Demands:

o    Must be able to work in all weather conditions.
o    Must be able to sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl for various lengths of time.
o    Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to achieve said qualifications.   

FS. Bringing You What's Next. We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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