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Agricultural Engineer

Who we are:Cascade Earth Sciences (CES) is a subsidiary of Valley Irrigation, the world’s largest manufacturer of mechanized irrigation systems. CES has provided water, environmental and agricultural consulting, design and turnkey solutions to our customers since 1976. Our customers primarily consist of larger agricultural producers, food and beverage processors, federal agencies, municipalities, mine operators, timber and wood processors, manufacturers, and private land owners.
What we’re looking for:  An Agricultural Engineer to work out of the Valmont Northwest office in Pasco, WA. The Ag Engineer is responsible for all aspects of engineering and project management related to the ag services business operations of Cascade Earth Sciences (CES). You will be responsible for planning, designing and marketing ag services to growers in the areas of irrigation layout, pump & pipe systems, irrigation scheduling and water budgeting, in-field water management strategies, in-field soil moisture monitoring, and variable rate irrigation scheduling design, prescriptions and adjustments.  
What we offer: When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. Our products and services make a difference. We offer competitive pay, excellent comprehensive benefits, paid holidays and vacation, and the opportunity to learn and develop professionally. We have top notch technology, equipment and facilities to provide our employees with a great working environment.
This position may be for you if:

  • You have a strong mechanical background either in an engineering role or equipment design role
  • Have a background in farming or agriculture with a strong leadership presence and an engineering degree
  • You are a leader who is looking for a long-term career with a large Ag company with plenty of opportunity for growth
What your day will look like:
  • Design water supply systems (e.g., pumps, pipes, etc.) for irrigation systems
  • Conduct field inspections for soil moisture content and verify water distribution effectiveness
  • In conjunction with CES Principals and the technical group, develop a methodology to implement grower soil moisture programs
  • Serve as a member of the companywide engineering team supporting CES’ water quality/reuse efforts for existing ag customers and national accounts and provide practical water solutions
  • Service existing accounts to achieve excellent customer satisfaction
  • Assist with the expansion of ag services by developing new business and establishing customers
  • Manage annual subscriptions for irrigation scheduling, soil moisture, and other in-field services
What you need:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.  Agriculture, Industrial or Mechanical Degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of relatable experience
  • Background in farming, operating pivot irrigation, water pumps, or other ag irrigation
  • Pivot irrigation, pipe and pump system design experience (preferred)
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (preferred)
  • Ability to perform field activities (e.g., stoop, lift up to 40 pounds from floor to waist high, walk, etc.)
Other related titles: Mechanical Engineer, Agricultural Engineer, Process Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Food Process Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Continuous Improvement Manager, Reliability Engineer, Maintenance Manager.
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Agricultural Engineer (Veradale,Wa)

Who we are:Cascade Earth Sciences (CES) is a subsidiary of Valley Irrigation, the world s largest manufacturer of mechanized irrigation systems. CES has provided water, environmental and agricultural consulting, design and turnkey solutions to our customers since 1976. Our customers primarily consist of larger agricultural producers, food and beverage processors, federal agencies, municipalities, mine operators, timber and wood processors, manufacturers, and private land owners.
What we re looking for: An Agricultural Engineer to work out of the Valmont Northwest office in Pasco, WA. The Ag Engineer is responsible for all aspects of engineering and project management related to the ag services business operations of Cascade Earth Sciences (CES). You will be responsible for planning, designing and marketing ag services to growers in the areas of irrigation layout, pump& pipe systems, irrigation scheduling and water budgeting, in-field water management strategies, in-field soil moisture monitoring, and variable rate irrigation scheduling design, prescriptions and adjustments.
What we offer: When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. Our products and services make a difference. We offer competitive pay, excellent comprehensive benefits, paid holidays and vacation, and the opportunity to learn and develop professionally. We have top notch technology, equipment and facilities to provide our employees with a great working environment.
This position may be for you if:

  • You have a strong mechanical background either in an engineering role or equipment design role
  • Have a background in farming or agriculture with a strong leadership presence and an engineering degree
  • You are a leader who is looking for a long-term career with a large Ag company with plenty of opportunity for growth
What your day will look like:
  • Design water supply systems (e.g., pumps, pipes, etc.) for irrigation systems
  • Conduct field inspections for soil moisture content and verify water distribution effectiveness
  • In conjunction with CES Principals and the technical group, develop a methodology to implement grower soil moisture programs
  • Serve as a member of the companywide engineering team supporting CES water quality/reuse efforts for existing ag customers and national accounts and provide practical water solutions
  • Service existing accounts to achieve excellent customer satisfaction
  • Assist with the expansion of ag services by developing new business and establishing customers
  • Manage annual subscriptions for irrigation scheduling, soil moisture, and other in-field services
What you need:
  • A Bachelor s Degree in Engineering. Agriculture, Industrial or Mechanical Degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of relatable experience
  • Background in farming, operating pivot irrigation, water pumps, or other ag irrigation
  • Pivot irrigation, pipe and pump system design experience (preferred)
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (preferred)
  • Ability to perform field activities (e.g., stoop, lift up to 40 pounds from floor to waist high, walk, etc.)
Other related titles: Mechanical Engineer, Agricultural Engineer, Process Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Food Process Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Continuous Improvement Manager, Reliability Engineer, Maintenance Manager.
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Agriculture Equipment Salesman

Agriculture Equipment Salesman                  GreenMark Equipment                        Winamac, IN
Who we are: We are a 15 location John Deere dealership in Southwest Michigan and Northern Indiana that provides sales and service to farmers, commercial businesses, large property owners and homeowners.
What we’re looking for: An experienced Ag Equipment Salesman for our Winamac, IN location.  You will be responsible for sales and account management of new and current customers for light and heavy agriculture products. You will be in an inside/outside sales role with an established territory that you can build upon.
Compensation: Base salary plus strong commission and draw program with first year compensation guaranteed
What we have:  An excellent work environment, competitive wages, an industry leading benefit plan including health, dental, and matching 401k.  Relocation provided. Growth opportunities.
NO OVERNIGHT TRAVEL REQUIRED. Company vehicle and cell phone provided.
 What you will be doing:

  • Maintain current product knowledge on features and benefits of all equipment potentially saleable by the dealership
  • Represent the company for the sale of machinery to customers in a defined sales area
  • Monitor competitive activity/products and timely communication to management
  • Maintain all customer information in assigned territory for sales management
  • Know and follow a defined sales process
  • Maintain assigned company vehicles and equipment
  • Assist with the preparation and execution of customer events
  • Conduct new equipment field demonstrations
  • Maintain current knowledge of financing options to assist customers with securing the purchase of new and used goods
  • Attend applicable sales training events/seminars
This job might be for you if you have:
  • 1+  years equipment sales experience
  • You are highly driven and comfortable learning and understanding the mechanics of farm equipment
  • Knowledge of agricultural or turf equipment and farming or operational practices
  • Ability to use standard desktop load applications such as Microsoft Office and internet functions
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Excellent customer relationship skills
  • Ability to analyze and interpret basic sales reports
  • High School Diploma or equivalent work experience
Related Fields: Farm Equipment Sales, Sales Manager, Agriculture Sales, Heavy Equipment Sales, Territory Sales Manager, Sales Account Manager, Outside Sales, Territory Manager, Equipment Sales Manager, Agricultural Sales Manager.
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Agricultural & Commercial Loan Officer

Position: Agricultural & Commercial Loan Officer Location: Cascade, IA Job Id: 140-2517 # of Openings: 1 Job Title: Agricultural & Commercial Loan Officer Location: Cascade, IA OVERVIEW: Develops new and maintains existing customer relationships by calling on businesses, farmers, professional groups, and existing customers soliciting new deposit and loan business and referrals. Attends to the needs of customers seeking loans and other lines of credit. Maintains loan portfolio, builds relationships, ensures customer satisfaction, timely follow-up on renewals and delinquencies. This position develops and maintains relationships with businesses, farmers and professional groups, makes loans, solicits deposits and ensures that the highest levels of quality are attained in their loan portfolio. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: + Business Development + Develops new business by calling on prospective customers in targeted businesses such as farmers, wholesalers, manufacturers, service companies, and professional groups.

  • Solicits referrals from professional groups such as CPA firms, attorneys, insurance companies and from existing customers.

  • Maintenance of Existing Customer Relationships + Builds existing customer relationships by phone contact, personal visits and letters.

  • Ensures that the operational needs of the customers are quickly met.

  • Cross-sells additional products and services to existing customer base and asks for referrals.

  • Credit Reviews/Analysis + Interviews prospective customers and gathers all relevant credit and financial data to initiate the credit process.

  • Quickly determines the validity of the credit request and establishes whether the customer meets the bank's credit requirements.

  • Requests credit department to prepare preliminary analyses of customer's financial statements.

  • Reviews financial spread and credit history.

  • Requests customers’ updated financial statements for renewals, as necessary.

  • Approves or rejects loans within lending authority or secures approval from Chief Lending Officer.

  • Makes presentations at Loan Committee, as needed + Follow-up on Current Credits and Delinquency List:

  • Reviews delinquency list and identifies potential credit problems.

  • Monitors loan portfolio following up on a timely basis to keep loans off the delinquency list.

  • Maintains regular contact with customer and keeps abreast of the latest developments in the customer's financial and business condition.

  • Coordinates with Chief Lending Officer in restructuring loans to control delinquency and minimize losses.

  • Openly communicates to all departments within the bank to determine efficiencies and improvements.

  • Responsible for maintaining compliance with all applicable law and regulations.

  • Other duties as assigned. Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP/DOL here. Fidelity Bank & Trust will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Fidelity Bank & Trust’s legal duty to furnish information. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to complete the application process, please contact Human Resources at (563) 875-7157 and let us know how we can help.

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Agricultural Commodity Grader (Meat)

Job Overview


Job Overview


Summary You can make a difference


! The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Marketing and Regulatory Programs (MRP) needs bright, energetic and committed professionals to facilitate the domestic and international marketing of U.S. agricultural products and to protect the health and care of animals and plants in the United States. MRP offers an array of occupations and is committed to diversity in the workplace. We operate in domestic and global markets. Be part of an organization that protects the health and agriculture of the American people. Join our team! The Livestock, Poultry, and Seed (LPS) Program is responsible for formulating and administering policies for marketing services and regulatory activities related to commodity grading and certification for meat, eggs, and poultry; purchase specifications and requirements for meat, eggs, poultry, and fish procured for Federal food and nutrition programs; market news reporting for livestock, meat, eggs, poultry, wool, and grain products; standardization services for wool, mohair, livestock, meat, eggs, poultry and related products; monitoring and analyzing scientific research and information for their applicability to the programs administered by the LPS Program; and administering the country of origin labeling statute.

Salary Information: First time hires to the Federal government normally start at the lowest rate of the salary range.


Duties The duties may include


, but are not limited to: * Independently examines meat (in carcass or in cases where the USDA standards permit whole sale cut form) to evaluate the sex, texture, marbling, maturity, color, and other factors relating to product quality. Applies the official standards to determine the meat's quality grade, independently making all determinations, including borderline cases.

  • Determines the yield grade of carcasses and applicable cuts by applying official standards involving such factors as carcass weight, amount of fat, and area of the ribeyes.

  • Following prescribed procedures, selects samples, and examines meat food products for compliance with contract specifications. Contracts primarily involve Federal, State, county, or municipal agency institutional purchasing programs, and typically involves examinations for product defects, packaging, weight, product trim, and quantity.

  • Corrects errors observed and assists in maintaining relations with the plant's management by explaining applications of the standards and the related rules and regulations, by advising on plant procedures as they relate to the requirements of the grading services, and by coordinating the grading work with plant activities.

  • Prepares and issues certificates, maintains permanent records relating to their work, and performs similar administrative tasks.

  • Assists supervisors in the technical and administrative on-the-job training of GS-5 and GS-7 meat graders and intermittent employees.

Supervisory Status No


Promotion Potential


09 ### Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel

  • Travel may be required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply


This job is open to


… Current ICTAP eligibles within the local commuting area of Dumas, TX and VEOA eligibles only. Questions? This job is open to 2 groups. Job Requirements


Job Requirements


Key Requirements

  • US Citizenship is required.

  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959. ### Qualifications Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement including time-in-grade restrictions, specialized experience as defined below, etc.

TIME IN GRADE:Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. FOR THE GS-09 LEVEL:Applicants must have one year of specialized experience in hands-on grading in the commodity of meat (equivalent to the GS-07 level) that may have been obtained in the private or public (local, county, state, Federal) sectors which demonstrates: Independently grades and/or inspects meat products and performs difficult assignments such as: grading and/or inspecting rare or unusual products or product types; regularly making borderline grading decisions on a variety of products or product types; or applying the full range of grading skills and knowledge at an extremely fast pace requiring instant determinations.

ORmaster's or equivalent graduate degree in the field of Animal Science, Meat Science, Agronomy, Agricultural, Botany and Economics * or- 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree * or- LL.B. or J.D., if related. Equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying for this grade level.

TRANSCRIPTS are required if: * You are qualifying for the position based on education.

  • You are qualifying for this position based on a combination of experience and education.

  • This education must have been successfully completed and obtained from an accredited school, college, or university. COMBINATION OF EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE AT THE GS-09 GRADE LEVEL: Applicants may have combinations of successfully completed education and specialized experience to meet total qualification requirements. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify for that grade level. To learn more about combining education and experience for this series, click the following: Combining Education and Experience for Administrative and Management Positions Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

  • As a condition of employment, satisfactory completion and favorable adjudication of a background investigation and/or fingerprint check may be required for this position.

  • Successful completion of a one-year probationary or trial period (if new hire to the Federal service). * Commodity grading work requires periods of physical exertion to lift and move boxes and cartons of product often weighing over 50 pounds; prolonged periods of standing, walking, stooping, bending, and climbing; physical coordination and finger dexterity in both hands to perform digital examinations of commodities; ability to detect abnormalities in the commodity through normal or corrected vision in at least one eye for distance, depth perception, and color; the ability to determine product quality through sensory perception, (taste, smell, etc.). * The work environment includes exposure to cold temperatures of coolers, which are 25 to 30 degrees Fahrenheit (and on occasion for short periods at subzero temperatures) and other processing areas: the high noise levels of industrial processing equipment; the risks of forklifts, meat hooks and/or meat products and other items moving or falling; slippery floors and stairs; and the risks of cutting and sawing equipment.

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Additional Information


What To Expect Next If you set up your USAJOBS account to send automatic email notifications


, you will receive an email acknowledging: 1) the submission of your online Occupational Questionnaire and resume was successful, 2) if you were referred to the selecting official for consideration, and 3) if you were selected or not selected. If you choose not to set up automatic email notifications, you must check your USAJOBS account for the latest status of your application. Your application may be reviewed to verify that you meet the qualifications and eligibility requirements for the position prior to issuing lists to a selecting official. If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted. We expect to make a final job offer within 40 days after the closing date of the announcement.


BENEFITS The Federal Service offers a comprehensive benefits package


. Explore the benefits offered to most Federal employees at: https://www.usa.gov/benefits-for-federal-employees


Other Information

  • Information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is on OPMs Career Transition Resources website.

  • More than one selection may be made if another vacancy occurs within 90 days of the issuance of the certification of eligibles.

  • Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc) should contact: USDAs TARGET Center at 202-720-2600 (voice and TDD). * Direct Deposit – Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of your choosing. * E-Verify: Federal law requires agencies to use the E-Verify system to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires. If you are selected as a newly hired employee, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS E-VERIFY system. Under the system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies as a condition of continued employment.

  • It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. See more information at: http://www.chcoc.gov/transmittals/TransmittalDetails.aspx?TransmittalID=6465 This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/474364200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-07-14 to 2017-07-20 Salary: $49,765 to $64,697 / per year Pay scale & grade: GS 09 Series: 1980 Agricultural Commodity Grading Appointment type: Permanent Work schedule: Full-Time Job announcement number: CPLS-AMS-2017-0202 Control number: 474364200


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Agricultural Stewardship Specialist - Riverhead, NY

The Educator will be responsible for the planning, development, delivery, evaluation, coordination, and management of the Agricultural Stewardship Program in Suffolk County. This person will be responsible for administrative and programmatic supervision of staff and will effectively manage resources available to the program. Target communities are the commercial agriculture and ornamental horticulture enterprises. Program’s focus is on the development, implementation and education of environmentally sound agriculture practices to minimize the impact of agricultural inputs on surface water and groundwater. The Educator will identify Agricultural Stewardship Program needs and set goals and priorities with program advisory committees, program participants, Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) staff, Cornell faculty, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Suffolk County Soil and Water Conservation District personnel, and other partner organizations and associations. In cooperation with CCE Resource Educators, this individual will coordinate applied research and on-farm demonstration projects as well as provide assistance to on-going projects. This individual will also develop and assist with educational and outreach materials and programs specifically oriented to Long Island agriculture. The Educator will maintain direct linkage with Cornell and county extension staff to develop and enhance relationships with appropriate agencies, organizations, and other groups on a local, regional and statewide basis in the area of agricultural environmental stewardship.

Program Responsibilities:

Program Assessment: 15% * Apply subject matter knowledge to identify gaps and trends in the agricultural community regarding agricultural stewardship.

  • Develop program needs assessment and analyze program needs.

  • Recommend programmatic offerings, enhancements, and improvements.

  • Maintain links with Cornell University, program advisory groups, other supporting organizations and associations, and program participants to identify program needs.

  • May have linkage with other university or associations for program assessment and guidance Program Development: 15% * Develop educational and outreach materials specifically designed for the needs and conditions of Suffolk County

  • Apply subject matter knowledge to develop educational strategies.

  • Create innovative educational program.

  • Research, identify, and select existing resources for the program.

  • Work with multidisciplinary team efforts to develop program to address priority issues.

  • Develop well-integrated Association educational efforts.

  • Develop programs to meet changing local issues.

  • Make programmatic changes based on program evaluation outcomes.

  • Assist in the application of high-level of disciplinary subject matter knowledge to develop educational strategies and programs to meet regional issues.

  • May assist in development of program to meet changing multi-association issues. Program Delivery: 20% * Conduct educational programs through meetings, seminars, committees and individual counseling on agricultural environmental stewardship, with a focus on minimizing the impact of agricultural inputs on surface and groundwater.

  • Serve as subject matter expert in discipline to program committees, CCE staff, and clientele, including agencies and other groups on a local, regional and statewide basis.

  • As a team member, serve as a resource expert and support to other Cornell staff in cooperative projects and programs.

  • Represent CCE before the public, community leaders, government officials, Cornell or other land grant universities as part of program delivery.

  • Deliver program utilizing a variety of educational methodologies.

  • Provide educational program efforts via mass media, when appropriate.

  • May be involved in multidisciplinary team efforts and/or multi-association team efforts to deliver program.

  • Ensure program delivery is within scope of the statewide Plan of Work. Program Evaluation: 10% * Apply subject matter knowledge to evaluate educational program.

  • Design or create program evaluation framework.

  • Implement program evaluation.

  • Analyze collected program evaluation data.

  • Make recommendations for improvements.

  • May be involved in multidisciplinary team and/or multi-association team efforts to design or analyze program evaluation.

  • Maintain direct linkage with Cornell University faculty and program units for program evaluation guidance.

  • May have direct linkage with other universities or associations for program evaluation guidance.

  • Interpret evaluation data to the constituencies.

  • Communicate evaluation results and findings.

  • Interact with various constituencies to obtain their evaluation of programs Applied Research: 10% * Conduct applied research projects including on-farm research and/or demonstration projects in cooperation with Cornell Cooperative Extension Specialists, Cornell faculty, and program participants. Emphasis is on minimizing the impact of agricultural inputs on surface and groundwater and encouraging the adoption of best management practices regarding pest and nutrient management.

  • Provide assistance to on-going Agricultural Stewardship and Sustainable Agriculture program projects.

Administrative Responsibilities:

Direction: 10% * Interpret Association and Cornell University program direction in planning the delivery of established program goals.

  • Plan delivery of programs via various media and methods.

  • Plan financial budgets based on program needs.

  • Effectively identify financial resources to accomplish program objectives.

  • Plan effective publicity and outreach about programs.

  • May plan effective strategic external and internal program communication and marketing efforts.

  • May assist in developing and/or enhancing relationships with appropriate agencies, community leaders, and community partners for program function.

  • Make recommendations to staffing plan development process.

  • Plan applied research projects including on-farm research and/or demonstration projects in cooperation with Cornell Cooperative Extension Specialists, Cornell faculty, and program participants. Emphasis is on minimizing the impact of agricultural inputs on surface and groundwater and encouraging the adoption of best management practices regarding pest and nutrient management. Management: 10% * Assist in solving problems and resolving conflicts that arise, utilizing appropriate policies and procedures.

  • Monitor program to ensure that educational content conforms to policies, and objectives of the Association and is research-knowledge based.

  • Monitor income and expenses, to ensure spending is within budget.

  • Manage financial budgets based on program needs.

  • Effectively allocate financial resources to accomplish program objectives.

  • Guide the implementation of communication strategies.

  • Effectively allocate human resources to accomplish program objectives.

  • Supervise and guide staff activities to achieve program objectives, including performance reviews. Coordination/Operation: 5% * Compile existing resources into educational program materials.

  • Collect evaluation data from program participants based on existing framework.

  • Collect applied research data based on existing framework.

  • Collect program needs assessment data based on existing framework.

  • Coordinate program implementation, planning, and activities efforts.

  • Prepare reports on the progress and accomplishments of the Agricultural Stewardship Program.

  • Communicate results, findings and recommendations to program participants, Cornell Cooperative Extension staff, agencies and other groups as needed.

  • Prepare and submit proposals for grants or other funding, when appropriate.

  • Complete required reports and financial documentation for grant or funding source.

  • Implement established staffing plan to ensure program needs are met. Professional Improvement: 5% * In cooperation with Supervisor and/or Executive Director, jointly develop and pursue a professional development plan as a means to increase competencies relative to position accountabilities and to address changes and Association priorities.

  • Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension and performother duties as assigned.

Health and Safety:Applied to all duties and functions.

  • Support the Association to maintain a safe working environment.

  • Be familiar with and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, Association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard.

  • Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified. EEO/EPO and Policy:Applied to all duties and functions.

  • Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers and the public.

  • Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences.

  • Aware of, and adheres to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Suffolk County policies, procedures and Cornell Cooperative Extension Skills for Success.

  • Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely and accurate manner.

Required Qualifications: *Specify required *minimum equivalency for education, experience, skills, information systems knowledge, etc.

  • Masters Degree in agriculture, horticulture, environmental science or a related science with emphasis in pest and / or nutrient management.

  • Relevant experience in Cooperative Extension, similar educational fields, or agricultural environmental stewardship.

  • Ability to communicate effectively through oral, written, and visual channels.

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks with minimum supervision.

  • Ability to work as a team member and to work with staff, cooperating agencies and organizations.

  • Willingness to learn new tasks and ability to work independently.

  • Proficient computer skills such as the Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Ability to practice sound, ethical judgment when representing CCE Suffolk to ensure that all protocols and procedures adhere to legal and safety requirements.

  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.

  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards, if required.

  • Ability to work flexible hours, which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:Specify preferred specialized education, field and/or certifications. * Course work in soil science, agronomy, plant pathology, entomology, weed science, pest and / or nutrient management.

  • Experience working with environmental stewardship as it relates to the commercial agriculture / horticulture industry.

  • Two or more years’ experience in Cooperative Extension or similar educational fields preferred.

  • Experience working with other researchers, educators and other extension staff in developing and delivering community and environmental horticulture educational programs.

  • Knowledge of local county needs and the services provided by other agencies related to agricultural environmental stewardship.

  • Experience in grant writing and overseeing budgets.

  • Experience with planning, teaching, and evaluating adult educational programs.

Equal Opportunity Employment:Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO,Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

POSITION DETAILS:

This is an exempt, full-time position, 40 hours per week.Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal time, health and dental insurance, Retirement, Disability Insurance and more.

HOW TO APPLY:

Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until qualified pool of candidates is obtained. Applicants need to attach/upload a cover letter, resume and three (3) references to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the “Experience” section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the “Drop Files Here” box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.

External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) Please refer to the Applying for a Job (External Candidate) document for additional guidance.

Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to the Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate) document for additional guidance.

Contact Eileen atejh234@cornell.edu with questions. No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available. The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform the essential functions of their job. If you require an accommodation so that you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-2117, or via email at: cce.recruitment@cornell.edu. Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are support of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. * Posted 30+ Days Ago * Full time * WDR-00011123 Job Title: Association Resource Educator Level: 002 Pay Rate Type: Salary Company: Contract College Contact Name: Eileen Heely Number of Openings: 1


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Administrator, Division Of Agricultural Resources

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION:This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission. "Serving consumers and agriculture by safeguarding the public, plants, animals and the environment through education and regulation."

IDAHO STATE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

NON-CLASSIFIED JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

JOB TITLE:Administrator, Division of Agricultural Resources RECRUITMENT OPEN TO:This is an open competitive recruitment open to all qualified applicants. This position is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Director of the Idaho State Department of Agriculture. POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Administrator’s principal duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Administration/Management * Establishes strategic direction, planning, oversight, delivery and accountability for division activities and programs including recognizing future policy requirements, potential legislative changes and the impact of the changes to ISDA and Idaho pesticide industries. The Division is responsible for the implementation of the Pesticide and Chemigation Enforcement Program, the Worker Protection Program, Pesticide Certification and Training, Pesticide Registration, Pesticide Disposal and Ground and Surface Water Monitoring Program.

  • Plans, organizes, staffs, and directs division programs, goals and priorities.

  • Evaluates and reports effectiveness of programs to ensure objectives are met.

  • Provides technical assistance to staff in program development.

  • Directs preparation of reports on program progress.

  • Develops and manages division operating, capital and personnel budgets, including general funds and federal grant funds.

  • Investigates, troubleshoots and resolves or recommends solutions to complex or unusual inquiries, problems and issues.

  • Recommends, interprets, implements and ensures consistency and compliance with applicable state and federal laws, rules, regulations and policies governing all aspects of pesticides within the State of Idaho.

  • Coordinates legislative and rule changes through the Director’s Office, stakeholder groups and the legislature.

  • Assists in review, drafting and consideration of rulemaking.

  • Analyzes impact of legislation on division programs.

  • Directs and oversees leases and contracts associated with the division’s work.

  • Prepares and presents division operational status and outcome reports to ISDA management, other governmental entities and the public.

  • Coordinates division activities with other ISDA divisions. * Leadership * Provides day-to-day leadership and direction to all Agricultural Resources staff and programs through delegation of authority, review of reports and documents, and direct supervision of multiple staff members.

  • Creates a team environment by providing strategic leadership, direction and motivation for employees to accomplish the numerous program goals of the division.

  • Sets expectations for performance standards, provides coaching and feedback, identifies necessary training and evaluates performance to ensure productivity, quality of work and customer service.

  • Recognizes and resolves internal personnel issues and implements appropriate corrective action as needed.

  • Participates in recruiting, interviewing and making hiring decisions. * Public Relations * Provides liaison between staff and other state and federal agencies.

  • Represents the Department in meetings with various state, regional and national regulatory groups, agricultural commissions, marketing associations and commodity groups.

  • Provides legislative testimony covering specialty areas.

  • Responds to complaints concerning division services and activities.

  • Conducts and manages division’s public hearings. TO QUALIFY: The successful candidate must have proven budget and management skills; demonstrate experience in the development of effective partnerships and working relationships with stakeholder groups; be a self-starter; demonstrate the ability to think outside of the box; and provide a vision for the division. To qualify for this position you must have the following education, experience, and abilities: * A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with an academic major in areas including agriculture, chemistry, business or a related field;

  • Experience in fiscal management;

  • Experience supervising personnel;

  • Extensive relevant knowledge and experience in areas related to the pesticide industry;

  • Ability to lead through example, self-awareness, motivation, empathy and social skills;

  • Ability to foresee projects, create a plan and follow the project through to completion;

  • Ability to direct multiple programs involving multi-disciplinary staff;

  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and principles through public speaking and concise written documents;

  • Ability to apply a code of ethics in the business environment;

  • Ability to form and maintain positive working relationships with employees, industry, local government, state and federal organizations;

  • Ability to manage multiple grants.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Please respond to the following questions and limit your response to one page per question. Responses should include timeframes; reference to specific regulation or statute, where applicable; and level of responsibility in each position held: * Describe your experience and strengths relative to resource management, both human and equipment.

  • Describe your experience in administering regulatory programs.

  • Describe your experience in developing collaborative partnerships.

  • Describe your experience in accounting and fiscal management including management of federal grants.

  • Describe your supervisory experience including number and occupations of employees.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: * Familiarity and experience in state administrative, legislative and budgeting procedures;

  • Knowledge and interpretation of EPA regulations related to pesticide programs;

  • Knowledge and application of current management trends and principles. SALARY: Salary will be determined based on experience up to $90,000. LOCATION: Boise, Idaho. Boise, the capital and largest city in the State of Idaho, is the hub of commerce, banking and government for the state. Located along the Boise River and nestled against foothills of the Rocky Mountains, our city offers many outdoor activities to local residents, from skiing at Bogus Basin Ski Resort to biking on the Boise River Greenbelt to boating at nearby reservoirs. Boise is home to Boise State University, the state's largest university with an enrollment of over 22,000 students, as well as 33 grade schools, 8 junior high schools, and 5 high schools. Visit http://www.cityofboise.org/ for more information about Boise and the surrounding areas. BENEFITS: The State of Idaho benefits package includes a choice of health, dental and vision insurance plans; ten paid holidays, paid sick and vacation leave, and an excellent state retirement plan. An explanation of the state retirement options and related information may be accessed athttps://persi.idaho.gov/. A description of the current health and dental benefits provided to all state employees is available athttps://ogi.idaho.gov/. Other optional benefits are also available, including a deferred compensation program, a 401(K) program, a medical flexible spending account and a dependent care flexible spending account. __

RESUMES WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL 5:00 PM ON JULY 24, 2017: All submittals must include a cover letter, resume, a statement of qualifications that specifically relates your education, training and experience to the requirements listed above and the name, address, email address, and telephone number for five references. Applicant submittals will be reviewed to determine those with the most appropriate qualifications. Those individuals will be invited to Boise for an interview at their own expense. Final selection will be made by the Director of the Idaho State Department of Agriculture. SUBMIT RESUMES/DIRECT INQUIRIES TO: Hanna Hall, Human Resources Unit Supervisor Idaho Department of Agriculture P.O. Box 790 Boise, Idaho 83701 Email:hanna.hall@isda.idaho.gov Fax: 208-332-8668 Candidates who reach the final hiring stage may be required to participate in a criminal background check. Having a criminal record will not automatically eliminate applicants from consideration, but may be considered as part of the hiring process. Thank you for your interest in the Department of Agriculture! The State of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Open for Recruitment: June 26, 2017 - July 24, 2017 Announcement #: NONCLS095603 Location(s): Boise Salary Range: Up to $90,000 depending on experience -Plus Competitive Benefits!


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Agricultural Office Assistant

Job Reference 17-609525 Position/Title

AGRICULTURAL OFFICE ASSISTANT State

NE Metro

Lincoln, NE

Description This locally owned north Lincoln firm has a office assistant position available! This small niche firm, with a family feel, is looking for a detailed eye and computer savvy office assistant to join their team! Your role will expand as you prove your skills and ability to handle a variety of their clerical duties. Office assistant responsibilities: - Processing payroll of employees

  • Order office supplies

  • Assist in tax returns and assemble them

  • Data Entry Office assistant requirements: - Strong attention to detail

  • Extreme professionalism as you will be handling confidential client information

  • Efficiency and accuracy

  • Ability to communicate clearly with a variety of different people

  • Background in agriculture is preferred Full time hours 8:00AM -5:00PM (Monday-Friday) Enjoy a laid-back office environment with a history of low turnover, apply today! Position: General Office Support, Receptionist Physical Abilities: Up to 10lbs Since 1969, Celebrity Staff has successfully placed thousands of exceptional professionals with leading organizations of all sizes, earning a reputation for confidentiality and integrity. We identify Administrative, Management, and Legal professionals for contract/supplemental, Match Hire®, and direct hire opportunities on a local and regional basis. Our experienced Account Managers know the pulse of the job market and provide personal service and support. Benefits

  • Health, dental, and life insurance

  • 401K plan with employer matching funds

  • Vacation pay

  • Holiday pay

  • Weekly direct payroll deposit For the most prompt response, please APPLY ONLINE. Resumes may also be sent to lincoln@celebritystaff.com or call (402) 464-0600 for more information. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis, and we will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status. We do not accept unsolicited applications or resumes from staffing, recruitment or other employment consulting firms. As always, there is never a fee for candidates to utilize our services. EEO/Veteran/Disabled/E-Verify Employer

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Commercial Agricultural Building Sales

Commercial Agricultural Building Sales Engineering Services and Products Company (ESAPCO) is a local business serving over 350,000 customers worldwide. Since 1979, we’ve grown from a regional, two-person office to the industry-leading manufacturer of pre-fabricated fabric structures and greenhouses. We also distribute over 30,000 products to the agriculture, horticulture and construction trade industries. Branded under the names FarmTek, GrowersSupply, TekSupply and ClearSpan Fabric Structures, we manufacture and distribute a variety of tension fabric buildings and engineered greenhouses to suit the application. We provide our customers a solution through a process of discovery and needs assessment.


The ESAPCO corporate culture The culture at ESAPCO is one that promotes and rewards hard work and dedication


. ESAPCO is made up of employees committed to the continued growth and success of our company. The elements of teamwork, fun and goal achievement combine to provide an atmosphere of both professional and personal satisfaction.

The dress code is business casual, and Friday is a casual day. We have several company functions on location during business hours throughout the year including BBQs, lunches, holiday celebrations, employee cooking competitions and our annual September golf tournament.


What type of training is provided Our training program for our Truss Structure Sales Specialist is ongoing


. The first two weeks of employment consist of product, process and computer systems training. You will continue the learning process as you work closely with other Truss Structure Sales Specialist and the management team on the solution-based sales process we provide for our customers.


Why is ESAPCO a great place to work ESAPCO is a very stable and growing company with many benefits


. We continue to grow and develop in a rapidly changing world to fulfill the needs of the industries we serve. We are continually looking to find ways to improve on our previous success. Our employees play a critical role in the success and direction of the company through industry study and relationship building with their customers.


Summary:


In this inside sales role you will be responsible for serving our customers by answering questions and generating sales via the telephone, web inquires, fax and e-mail. The Truss Structure Sales Specialist focuses on proactive selling of the Hercules Truss Arch Building line by maximizing all opportunities and aggressively cross-selling, up-selling and following up. In this position, you will also be responsible for outbound calls to customers regarding bids, requests for quotes and general customer inquiries. There is no cold calling in this position. In addition to servicing your customers through various forms of communication, your responsibilities can include; mentoring new team members, attending industry Trade Shows periodically, working on special individual projects and other duties as they are assigned.


Qualifications To perform this job successfully


, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The appropriate candidate for the Truss Structure Sales Specialist will possess accurate, timely and effective selling skills. * A Bachelor's degree or one to two years related sales experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. * A high proficiency in computer systems and typing skills are a must to be considered for this position.

  • Knowledge of the agriculture, horticulture, building services or the equine industry is a plus.

  • Strong internal drive to constantly improve sales skills and exceed individual sales goals.

Compensation With our base plus weekly commission structure


, our average first year Truss Structure Sales Specialist earns between $75,000 and $85,000. Our team members in their second year and beyond can earn over $100,000 annually. Along with competitive wages, we offer an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, 401(k), profit sharing, quarterly bonus and product discounts.


How To Apply:


*Note: These are PDF forms. We recommend that you save them to your computer's hard drive, fill out the forms, save and email to HRdept@farmtek.com.

  • Application For Employment Form Disclosure Agreement Form Background Check/Drug Testing Form To apply, please download and fill out the corresponding forms. Submit forms and a resume by mail, e-mail or fax to: Attn: Human Resources FarmTek / Engineering Services & Products Co. 1395 John Fitch Blvd., South Windsor, CT 06074 E-Mail
  • HRDept@FarmTek.com Fax

  • 563-875-2317 Engineering Services & Products Company is an equal opportunity employer.

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Agricultural Mechanic / Construction Technician

Job Description

Great salary and benefits.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Repair, recondition, service, and assemble equipment for the company and its customers. Perform all work as quickly, efficiently, accurately, and completely as possible to ensure customer satisfaction and company profitability.

SERVICE / REPAIR WORK

Repair, service, recondition, and assemble equipment as assigned by the Service Manager.

Diagnose problems and determine what repairs are needed.

Adhere to all safety rules, procedures, and practices of the company.

Suggest any additional repairs needed to the Service Manager and/or customer.

Perform equipment inspections.

Responsible for acquiring and maintaining an adequate and complete set of hand tools necessary to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.

Utilize all available resources to provide the highest level of customer service possible.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION:

Eight to Ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic mathematics to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Ability to operate agricultural/industrial equipment. Ability to use reference books, materials. Ability to operate forklift equipment. General mechanical aptitude and ability is necessary to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.

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Zimmer Tractor

461 Breaden Dr.

Monroe, OH 45050

Company Description

Zimmer Tractor has a long time commitment to provide Best-In-Class service to our customers. Since 1948 the Zimmer family has been providing parts and service to our communities. In 1990, Daryl Zimmer the second generation, took over his father's business in Brookville, IN. He expanded the business in 1996 with a second store in Butler County, Ohio. In 1998, Zimmer Tractor expanded it's Indiana market into Dearborn, Ohio, Switzerland and Ripley Counties. Then as recently as March 2012, Nugent Tractor "Business is Good" was purchased to expand it's outdoor power equipment business to the 62,000 daily travelers on Eads Parkway in Lawrenceburg. In May of 2012, a 3rd generation joined the company with the addition of their son, Daniel Zimmer.
The major thrust of Zimmer Tractor's business is split 50% Commercial, Industrial and Turf related equipment while 50% still remains in agriculture specializing in hay harvesting equipment. Today Zimmer is the largest tractor dealership in the Cincinnati-Tri-State area, specializing in Kubota & New Holland tractors, agriculture, estate, commercial and light construction equipment. If you measure your property in acres then we have the tractors and equipment to meet your needs. With four locations and over 25,000 customers in our data base, you'll find Zimmer to have a proven track record of customer satisfaction.
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