Exploring Agriculture Agronomy Operations Intern -
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Maroa, IL 61756
Evergreen FS is farmer-owned cooperative serving the needs of customers in McLean, Woodford, Livingston, Dewitt and Macon counties. Providing a full range of farm supplies and services including agronomy, seed, fertilizer, fuel, structures, custom turf, financing, marketing advice and products. Specializing in the production of corn and soybeans and operate several grain elevators as part of our operations. Evergreen FS offers a full line of energy products including gasoline, ethanol, biodiesel, diesel fuel, propane and lubricants to our customers at competitive prices. Evergreen FS is a member of the GROWMARK system.
If you enjoy being outside and are interested in gaining hands-on Agronomy experience, then we can’t wait to talk to you! We are looking for an Exploring Agriculture Agronomy Operations Intern that is eager to go above and beyond helping our customers. Learn and gain hands-on experience in all the aspects of the agronomy operations department.
Learn and assist in all areas of agronomy operations including product knowledge, blending, storage, transport.
Learn about the operation and application techniques for application equipment.
Experience the day-to-day procedures needed in order to keep up and maintain the equipment in the locations where you will be assigned. Assist with facility and equipment maintenance and repair.
Experience hands-on service-related opportunities by working with customers. Assist in answering customer questions and reports customer complaints.
Receive training on agronomy operations safety by attending meetings and hands-on training. Reports unsafe conditions or unsafe behavior immediately.
Normally requires a high school diploma or equivalent and currently pursing a degree or certification from a 2-year community or technical college in good academic standing.
Frequently required to lift 50 pounds or more. Frequently exposed to dust, heat, and high noise level.
Ability to work hours beyond those considered normal.
Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license, a satisfactory driving record, and the ability to travel independently as needed.
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.
We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.