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GROWMARK, Inc. Agronomy Precision Internship - Three Rivers FS - Dyersville, IA in Dyersville, Iowa

COMPANY: Three Rivers FS

HIRING MANAGER: Ruth Manternach

LOCATION: Dyersville, IA

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

Serves as the Agronomic intern under the direction of the Three Rivers FS Sales/Marketing Manager, trains and assists with general Agronomy-Precision functions.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Hands on experience in agronomy field.

  • Visit FS locations and customers building professional relationships.

  • Coordinate communication with multi-site contacts, schedule field activities and carry out projects.

  • Operate field research and crop monitoring equipment and technology for scouting.

  • Experience hands-on service-related opportunities by working with customers. Assist in answering customer questions and reports customer complaints.

  • Learn about requested prescription maps, yield maps, and reports using the SMS and FS AIS software.

  • Hands on and learn about precision installs.

  • Learn the various aspects of Climate FieldView and the value it brings to the farm.

  • Responsible for helping with promotional aspects of Precision Ag products.

  • Represent Precision Ag Department at local promotional events as needed.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be pursuing an agriculture, geospatial technology, mechanic, welding, or related degree or certification at a 2-year community or technical college with the status of freshman, sophomore, or junior in good academic standing at time the internship begins.

  • Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

  • Ability to travel independently and/or overnight as needed.

  • Demonstrates ability to work independently.

  • Demonstrates essential abilities including communication, customer focus, decision making, and skill development.

  • Frequently required to lift 51-70 pounds as needed.

  • Frequently exposed and required to work in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, wet, etc.), as well as working at various heights or elevated platforms.

  • Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on Three Rivers FS and GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.

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