2021 Spring Agricultural Experience Program

Seasonal Help INNOVATIVE AG SERVICES CO in Grain
  • Post Date : 12/28/2020
  • Apply Before : 01/31/2021
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Job Description

IAS is looking for candidates who are enthusiastic about acquiring experience within the agriculture industry in the following areas: Operations, Transportation or Location Customer Service, at a variety of locations. Ideal candidates are typically current student professionals, or high school students, who are interested in studying within in an agricultural program and looking to gain entry-level work experience within the industry. Must be at least 18 years of age or older to apply and be considered. The duration of the program will be from mid-March 2021 to the end of June 2021.

Job Descriptions

Innovative Ag Services offers experience within the following departments below.

Customer Service  Provides customer service and accurate accounting functions at the location for the benefit of IAS and its member owners.

Major Accountabilities: The following duties are typical for this job.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.

  • Conduct counter sales and process incoming calls in a friendly, courteous manner.
  • Conduct weighing of grain and farm supply products; grading of incoming grain.
  • Assist in the processing of daily location grain tickets when needed.
  • Communication of grain transactions and transportation needs.
  • Inventory control, physical count and accurate billing.

Operations – Provides operation service support at the location for the benefit of IAS and its member owners.

Major Accountabilities: The following duties are typical for this job.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.

  • Operation and maintenance of equipment and facilities as assigned.
  • Assist and follow preventative maintenance activities and record.
  • Assist with the distribution of farm supply products and grain when assigned.
  • Follow company policies and procedures regarding safety and conduct.
  • Create a positive, professional image to customers and community.

Transportation – Provides safe and efficient transportation of commodities and farm supply products for the benefit of IAS and its member owners.

Major Accountabilities: The following duties are typical for this job.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and/or the ability to obtain additional proper licensure to haul for IAS (example – Class A or Seasonal CDL license).
  • Haul agronomy products from fertilizer plant to the farm.
  • Operation and maintenance of equipment and facilities as assigned.
  • Assist and follow preventative maintenance activities and record.
  • Follow company policies and procedures regarding safety and conduct.
  • Create a positive, professional image to customers and community.

Additional Requirements and Preferred Abilities for All Positions

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently.
  • Ability to organize, deal with change effectively, and work on multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Strong people skills, good phone etiquette, follows directions, meets deadlines.
  • Ideal candidates are typically current student professionals, or high school students who are interested in studying within in an agricultural program and looking to gain entry-level work experience within the industry.

Physical Requirements/Environmental Adaptability:

  • Requires static strength to occasionally lift, push, pull, or carry objects with a minimum weight of 50 pounds. Flexibility to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.   Also, trunk strength and ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time.  Some tasks involve repetitive motion.
  • Agricultural Environment – Possible exposure to seasonal weather, outdoor conditions, and agriculture products.
  • Personal Protective Equipment may be required for some tasks.

Innovative Ag Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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