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Job Opportunity: Fertilizer/Sprayer Operator Applicator

02/08/2024
Job Opportunity: Fertilizer/Sprayer Operator Applicator

The Lucknow District Co-operative Inc has an opening for a Fertilizer/Sprayer Operator Applicator.

Summary

Lucknow District Co-operative Ltd. is seeking a Fertilizer/Sprayer Operator Applicator. Reporting to the Agronomy & General Manager, the successful applicant would be accountable for operating and servicing custom application equipment and accurately apply crop protection products and crop nutrients.


Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the application of crop protection and dry/liquid fertilizer products
  • Complete necessary paperwork, logbook, and any other required record keeping
  • Ensure application is made in a timely manner that promotes superior customer service and professionalism
  • Demonstrate ability to read maps, work orders, follow specific delivery directions and instructions
  • Operate application equipment to apply crop protection products.
  • Responsible for the safe handling of chemicals within the guidelines of the label instructions, using basic computer and math skills.
  • Maintain equipment to ensure safe and accurate application
  • General yard and equipment maintenance and other duties around the yard as required.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidate will possess or be willing to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Good mechanical skills, working knowledge to be able to operate and maintain all equipment and vehicles
  • A high school diploma or a minimum of two years of experience in agriculture
  • Ability to work independently on assignments
  • Valid drivers license (DZ or AZ an asset)
  • A high degree of problem-solving ability is required
  • Follow plant and company procedures
  • Lucknow Co-op will aid and assist in acquiring any necessary licenses and training (Exterminator's, DZ Licence)
  • Must be flexible with your schedule as more hours will be expected during peak seasons including evenings and weekends

We thank all candidates for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Rate: $26 - $30 per hour

Applicants can submit their resume in person to Kim Lawlor
or by email to [email protected]

We are an equal opportunity employer, and is in compliance with the Employment Equity Act. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

The Lucknow District Co-operative Inc. is located on Huron County Road #1, south of Lucknow, was established in 1944 and is owned by more than 1,800 local people. The co-operative provides customers of Huron and Bruce Counties with livestock feed, agronomy products and services, consumer goods, including hardware and clothing, petroleum and propane products and services. It is a shareholder-owner of GROWMARK, Inc. and markets products and services under the FS banner.

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