Technician

Crop Technician- Southern Area

Qualifications:

The crop technician must be outgoing, enjoy the outdoors, pay attention to detail, take direct orders, and be physically able to work long hours during busy times. He/she must also maintain a valid driver's license with minimal infractions.

Experience:

A degree in agronomy or related field is preferred but not required. Training will be provided to the candidate hired.

Duties:

  • Cropland Field Work: Duties include scouting, crop monitoring, soil and crop sampling, pH grid testing, mapping, and research trial work. Follow-up reports are completed and provided to the farmer and crop consultant.
  • Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan Field Work: Technicians perform a technical role by measuring slope gradients and lengths, looking for hydro-logically sensitive areas and concentrated flows, taking measurements from intermittent or perennial streams, and marking row gradients and watershed breaks.
  • Office Work: Office work consists of data entry, soil processing, creating and updating maps using GIS software, preparing for research trials, and helping to maintain the office.

Location:

The crop technician will work out of the Warsaw office, but will perform field duties on client farms. The successful candidate will primarily work in Allegany and Steuben Counties.

Benefits:

  • Company vehicle for business use
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Health insurance
  • Simple IRA plan
  • HSA/FSA

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17 per hour