Custom Applicator Job Purpose: Do you like working outdoors? How about helping farmers? This position will train you to be responsible for operating state of the art application equipment to apply crop protection products and fertilizers.

The following duties and responsibilities reflect the essential functions of the position.

Custom Applicator Duties and Responsibilities:

Liquid/Dry Machine

Operate equipment to custom apply various crop protection products and fertilizer
Prepare custom application reports when application is complete
Know and understand crop protection products, fertilizer and their applications, including safe handling techniques.
Scout fields during application and report pertinent information related to field condition to Agronomist.
Equipment Repair & Maintenance

Perform routine maintenance on all equipment and vehicles, including: oil changes, cleaning both inside and out, fluid checks, etc.
Inspect equipment and vehicles in order to diagnose defects.
Repair and test as required to keep in good operating condition.

Agronomic/Other Duties

Assist in the Agronomy warehouse as needed.
Collect soil samples and prepare recommendations based upon results.
Complete paperwork in a timely, accurate and legible fashion.
Represent Deerfield Ag Services in a professional manner.
Attend various training seminars to remain current on new products, technologies, and concepts.
Operators will also be expected to work in other areas of the business at times of the year, make deliveries or drive nurse trucks for other applicators
Custom Applicator Experience and Skills:

The following qualifications and requirements reflect the ideal candidate.

Natural mechanical ability
Mathematical capability, including measurements and volume/metric conversions
Ability to read and understand maps, directions, and product guides
Basic computer skills
Written and Verbal communication skills
Understanding of motor vehicle operation and DOT regulation
Knowledge of equipment and tools
Adaptable and flexible, patient; safety conscious
Customer oriented
CDL Class A License preferred
Custom Applicator License (Training offered to achieve certification)
Custom Applicator Hours:

Full Time typical schedule is 8 AM to 5 PM five to six days per week
Work Location:

Multiple locations

Health insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Retirement plan
Paid time off
Job Type: Full-time

To apply for this job email your details to hr@deerfieldagservices.com

About Deerfield Ag Services, Inc.

Deerfield Ag Services is a family owned, full-service agricultural services provider with one agronomy and four grain locations located throughout Northeastern Ohio, and we’re looking for the cream of the crop to join our rapidly growing team.

Deerfield employees are hardworking, reliable, and have an exceptional attention to detail, no matter what division they’re working in. If you think you fit the bill, take a look at the open positions we have available now.

As we continue to grow, we will be adding open positions on this page as needed. Be sure to check back often if you don’t see what you’re looking for, and follow us on Facebook , as we will occasionally announce new openings there.