Intermountain Farmers Assoc.

Salt Lake City , UT

Pesticide/Fertilizer Applicator

Intermountain Farmers Assoc.
Salt Lake City, UT Full-time
Posted on March 5, 2019

Intermountain Farmers Association (IFA) is a regional farm supply co-op with diverse operations including feed production, agronomy services, and retail stores throughout the intermountain west. We are currently seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Pesticide/Fertilizer Applicator at the IFA Agronomy Center in Lewiston, Utah.

Responsibilities:

  • Loading and mixing fertilizer and pesticide formulas.
  • Ability to follow and interpret fertilizer and pesticide labels.
  • Performing all applications in a timely manner and on schedule.
  • Maintaining application logs and other records as necessary.
  • Reading field maps and global positioning devices.
  • Working around and handling hazardous materials properly.
  • Performing daily inspection of equipment and minor repairs as needed.
  • Willingness to work extended hours as needed during the busy season will frequently include 12-14 hour shifts during the springtime rush.

Qualifications:

High School diploma, GED, or equivalent required. 3 years of applicator experience beneficial but not required. Must have and be able to maintain a current CDL license with the ability to drive applicator equipment. Current pesticide license required or the ability to obtain if hired. Able to lift 50 lbs. and/or 5 gallon cans of liquid frequently during shift. Able to calculate discounts, percentages, and liquid and solid measurements using basic math skills. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written and oral form. Must be detail-oriented and self-motivated.