Agronomy/Feed Operator

Company Details

Date Posted: 

November 23, 2022

Location: 

Picton, ON

Hours: 

Full-time

Salary:

Competitive wages; benefits; RRSP match; staff discount; overtime pay

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Working out of the Picton Branch this position is a hybrid role where from April-November you will be working as an Agronomy employee running custom application equipment (Vector & Sprayers) for the Spring plant season. Then from November-April you will be working as an Feed employee blending & delivering bulk livestock feed to our customers. An ideal candidate must be friendly, a team player, have a great attention to detail and have a strong & clean driving record. They must be able to demonstrate the ability and be eager to learn new tasks and skills that are important to the success and future growth of the County Farm Centre. Some of the daily job functions include:

1) Operates heavy equipment (i.e., dry fertilizer applicator, bulk propane delivery vehicle), in a safe and effective manner to minimize risk, injury and property damage.

2) Applies crop nutrient products to fields and growing crops according to recommended rates and procedures. Records application data according to regulations and standards.

3) Blends ingredients following recipe criteria for livestock feed

4) Provide exceptional customer service and ensure accurate safe transportation and delivery of livestock feed to customers.

5) Drives and operates plant equipment and machinery, such as loaders, forklifts, and/or trucks safely which includes performing the required daily checks to minimize risks, injury, and property damage, inside and/or outside the facility as required.

6) Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

1) A high school diploma, college diploma, or equivalent, or a combination of experience and training to provide the required knowledge and skills.

2) Must possess a driving abstract that represents a history of safe operation, as well as the ability to maintain insurability. Must have a valid DZ license with air brakes and able to drive both a manual and automatic transmission.

3) May be required to work extended hours, particularly during peak seasons.

4) Proven ability to work independently, and in a team-oriented environment, and achieve results through others.

5) Any prior experience with Custom Application Equipment would be an asset.

How to apply:

Applicants can apply with their cover letter and resume to: careers@countyfarmcentre.com

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