Farmer Vegetable Job Description Sample
Farmer II - Full Time
Year Round/ Full Time: a position averaging 35+ hours a week.
General duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, daily livestock care; maintenance of livestock facilities and equipment; pasture and fence management; and coordination in the event of emergencies with livestock or grounds (floods, and weather related events). Other duties will be assigned based on candidates abilities and strengths. The incumbent will provide general assistance and support for the department, leadership, and the company as required.
The Farmer II must work in all weather conditions and must also be able to lift 50 lbs, have a valid driver's license, and be able to work independently.
Applications must include at least three (3) references to be considered.
Schedules can vary, but are generally 7:00am to 3:00pm during the week with rotating weekends.
Two-year degree in Agriculture or related field strongly preferred. Additional education or training preferred. Must have or be able to obtain an NC Pesticide Applicator's license in Ag Pest Plant and Livestock categories.
2.At least three (3) years of related agriculture and livestock husbandry experience. Equivalent combination of education/experience considered.
3.Demonstrated commitment to delivery of world class internal/external guest service; proven leadership skills; ability to build/develop/motivate teams.
4.Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; conveys information clearly, concisely, effectively at all levels; builds/maintain strong relationships within and across the company; good public speaking skills a plus.
5.Strong project/time management, organizational, and planning skills; attention to details with focus on quality, service, and safety; prioritizes work under deadlines, multi-tasks and adapts as needed.
6.Proactive, exercises good judgment; anticipates, addresses, and troubleshoots issues.
7.Works effectively both with a team and independently.
8.Professionally represents department and company values at all times.
1.Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather with exposure to excessive heat, cold,
wind, vibration, moving mechanical parts, and other adverse environmental conditions.
2.Ability to perform the following: heavy lifting (50-100 lbs. occasionally; 25-50 lbs.
frequently), carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, handling, shoveling, and raking.
3.Must have or be able to obtain a NC Commercial Driver's License with a Class A endorsement to operate heavy equipment vehicles and trucks
Essential Job Duties:
1.Cattle and sheep management including but not limited to: daily care of nutrition, watering, calving/lambing, performance evaluation, and record keeping.
2.Livestock breeding using natural, artificial insemination and embryo transplant methods
3.Livestock general and preventative health care including administration of vaccines and treatment for parasites, diseases and illness
4.Livestock facility and equipment maintenance: electric fence installation and maintenance; cleaning and sanitizing of livestock barns and buildings; cleanup and spreading of livestock manure and bedding; maintenance to grounds
5.Repair, maintain and construct new electric livestock fence around entire estate
6.Operation of farming equipment including but not limited to: tractors, trucks, utility vehicles, sprayers, and dump trucks for management of pastures, fields, fencelines and buildings
7.Implement forage management and sustainable rotational grazing strategies
8.Provide support with Purebred beef cattle operations to promote Biltmore livestock
9.Be available to respond to livestock needs 24 hours per day.
Common Threads School Farmer
Founded in 2006 and based in Bellingham, Washington, Common Threads is a grassroots, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that promotes a "seed to table" approach to food production, good nutrition, and environmental stewardship. Most of our programs take place on public school grounds, during the school day.
Additionally, Common Threads runs after-school gardening and cooking programs and spring/summer camps in our school gardens and at our urban farm site. The School Farmer AmeriCorps member will support school-based gardening and greenhouse management, serving in close collaboration with Common Threads' Food Education team (staff and AmeriCorps service members) by taking a lead role in the development and maintenance of robust agricultural spaces at Common Threads' growing number of partner schools (currently 21 school gardens and one large hoophouse). Each member of the team also takes a lead role in some aspect of our programming (garden/agricultural specialist, social media specialist, cooking with kids specialist, after school program specialist, etc.). Previous service members have asked that we please say up front that this is an intense and rewarding position. You must love long hours, being outside in all weather, and be ready for curve balls from kids and adults!
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Laura Plaut, Executive Director, via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make sure to indicate which site(s) you're interested in serving at in your cover letter. This position also requires an application via the AmeriCorps website.
Car recommended , Uniforms provided and required . Service Areas :
Children/Youth , Community Outreach , Environment , Education . Skills :
Team Work , Education , Teaching/Tutoring , Gardening or farming .
Vegetable Seed Sales Representative - Seedway - Uvalde, TX & Rio Grande, TX
Seedway is headquartered in Hall, New York with branches in Pennsylvania, Florida, Vermont, Maine, and New York. Seedway has about 220 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 15,000 customers.
The cooperative does business in farm, vegetable, and turf seed. Seedway is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.
PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT
Responsible for sales of all seeds, within an assigned territory, working closely with the Sales Manager and Sales Specialists for the purposes of selling to customers.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Conducts seed sales calls with targeted customers and assists crops specialists with key account calls
Implements company goals and objectives that will grow the seed business and develop profitable relationships with customers
Provides leadership for the development and/or implementation of all seed trials and seed support needs
Assists with and implements seed sales strategies that generate profitable sales
Implements innovative sales programs and pricing strategies
Participates in selected sales activities, i.e. customer meetings, trade shows, sales meeting to keep abreast of sales trends and sales environment
Creates and manages a farm proposal by providing value-added seed products, services, and recommendations on a frequent basis
Expedites the resolution of customer problems and complaints
Keeps accurate records of all sales and prospecting activities
Maintains a current knowledge of product applications, technical services, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising, and promotional trends
Completes and maintains a competitive analysis for all key competitors
Quotes prices, and prepares sales contracts for orders obtained and promotes the use of credit programs as a sales tool and helps provide the required information to establish credit
Works with Microsoft Office products and other proprietary software to enhance business processes and maximize efficiency
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
Maintains industry and university contacts to keep informed on developing trends and product introductions in assigned product areas
Creates and participates in presentations during customer meetings and trades shows as required
Maintains the assigned vehicle according to company standards
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
Normally requires a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in agriculture, marketing, or other related discipline and a minimum of 4 years seed selling experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience to demonstrate strong reasoning ability to solve practical problems and handle customer and/or operational issues
Demonstrated GROWMARK core competencies 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
Must be able to travel independently and overnight
Must be willing to work hours beyond those considered "normal"
Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK's policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position
We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.
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Store Clerk Temporary In Farmer City, IL
Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,400 retail locations in 44 states, 16 distribution centers and 135,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America's fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let's grow together!
Act as the point of contact for customers. Assist in setting and maintaining plan-o-grams and programs. Stock merchandise adequately. Perform other duties as necessary to maximize profitability, customer satisfaction, and teamwork, while protecting company assets.
DUTIES and ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Follow company work processes to receive, open and unpack cartons and totes; store merchandise in stock room or move directly to sales floor.
Build merchandise displays.
Stock merchandise; rotate and face merchandise on shelves.
Restock recovered merchandise.
Assist customers by locating merchandise.
Bail cardboard and take out trash; dust and mop store floors; clean restroom and stockroom.
Comply with company policies and procedures.
Operate cash register and flatbed scanner to itemize and total customer's purchase; bag merchandise.
Collect payment from customer and make change.
Assist with ordering merchandise using hand-held scanners, as needed.
Clean front end of store and help set up sidewalk displays when necessary.
KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:
Effective interpersonal and oral communication skills.
Understanding of safety policies and practices.
Ability to read and follow plan-o-gram and merchandise presentation guidance.
Knowledge of basic cash handling procedures.
Basic mathematical skills.
Ability to perform IBM cash register functions.
WORK EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION:
- High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
Dollar General Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.
Historic Farmer - LTE
This is a year-round, part-time (three days per week) LTE position located at Old World Wisconsin in Eagle, Wisconsin. Work is performed outdoors in and around historic structures lacking climate control and with direct exposure to the outdoors, including allergens and insects.
Duties of the Historic Farmer include:
Care for, exercise and exhibit farm animals (including scheduled school tours) for the Daily Guest Experience at Old World Wisconsin
Bring to life the experience of nineteenth century and early twentieth century farming using the clothing, tools, materials and techniques required.
Provide regular daily feeding and watering of all animals on site.
Facilitate guest/animal interactions that are safe and educational.
Be able to interact with, handle and move all animals on site humanely and safely.
Maintain modern and historic animal facilities
Routinely tour and access all animal living areas for cleanliness, comfort and safety.
Repair, clean and exhibit historic farm machinery, exhibits and horse tack
Understand the uses and functions of the historic farm machinery so as to be able to use it safely and effectively.
Regularly examine and inspect historic farm machinery insure safe and effective operation.
Repair, clean and maintain modern farm machinery
Special Notes: A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment to determine if the circumstances of any conviction may be related to the job.
A well-qualified candidate will possess the following:
Care for farm animals including horses, cattle, pigs, sheep and chickens.
Safely and effectively drive horses and oxen harnessed to historic vehicles and machinery.
Safely and enthusiastically demonstrate and share historic agriculture with the public.
Knowledge, skill and ability to think on ones feet and exhibit flexibility while ensuring exceptional guest experience.
Communicate effectively in person and by other means with staff, guests and volunteers of diverse backgrounds and interests.
Ability to carry out assigned duties with a minimum of supervision.
Days and hours may vary to accommodate specific programs and events.
Vegetable Business Improvement Lead - Downers Grove, IL
Vegetable Business Improvement Lead – Downers Grove, IL
What You Will Do:
Act as the key business associate for the Vegetable Seeds Leadership team and senior level business partners to drive efficiency and align on projects, actions and meetings as appropriate
Leverage capabilities using appropriate tools, Process Design, and Change Management to build continuous improvement and ownership in Global Veg
Contribute to Veg strategy by delivering agreed portfolio of key business initiatives
Drive cross-functional Seeds Business Improvement initiatives aligned with SBLT priorities
Act as a business partner to the VSELT and other key Vegetable Executive teams (End-To-End R&D, Operations and Commercial) to embed a continuous improvement culture for Veg that supports the strategic agenda
Develop and shape the pipeline of business improvement activities in Veg ensuring it aligns to the Seeds strategy
Drive the delivery of agreed portfolio of key initiatives either directly or with the team
Coordinate and partner with key shared business improvement resources (CoE, BPC, OpEx…) to build necessary skills in the Veg organization
Drive business improvement and productivity gains through simplification of processes and ways of working, focusing on value add activities and business priorities
Leverage selected cross-functional Seeds business improvement initiatives in Veg
Establish and maintain a strong team of business improvement professionals in the Veg organization
Contribute to the development of a Seeds Business Improvement community in Syngenta by identifying and developing talent in our organization
Minimum 10 years Seeds Supply Chain experience
Vegetable business knowledge
Financial modeling expertise
Process development and design
Extensive Project Management / Change leadership experience
Experience coordinating significant change initiatives
Business partnering with senior leadership
Financial Assessment and Business Case Development
Operational Excellence / Lean / Six Sigma
Process design and / or development
What We Offer:
Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts the same day you do
401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others
A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family oriented events throughout the year
Who We Are:
Syngenta is a leading agriculture company dedicated to feeding the world and improving global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. We have 28,000 people in over 90 countries working to transform how crops are grown.
Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Syngenta Contact Information:
If you need assistance during the application process, please contact the Service Desk at email@example.com
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Edible Vegetable Oils Refinery Manager – Enderlin, ND
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we're one of the world's largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 31,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 500 crop procurement locations, 270 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 44 innovation centers and the world's premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com.
Edible Vegetable Oils Refinery Manager – Enderlin, ND
This is an exempt level position.
The Enderlin facility processes canola, sunflower and soybeans as well as high oleic varieties of sun and canola oils. The facility also includes a multi-oil refinery with the capacity to refine approximately 2,000,000 # of oil per day. This is a non-union facility with an hourly workforce of 90 employees and a salaried staff of 30 employees. The refinery includes 5 salaried and 13 hourly employees.
The refinery manager's areas of production responsibility are refining, bleaching, deodorizing, dewaxing and load out. Refinery process experience in these areas is meaningful, as well as management skills such as setting plant priorities, safety culture, implementing company policies, cost management and capital discipline. The position is also extensively involved in quality control, food safety, environmental compliance and the plant's evolving maintenance program.
Employee will work in a plant environment. The physical requirements of the job requires the ability to climb stairs, lift 55 pounds, prolonged periods of standing and sitting, computer work, working in confined spaces and from heights, bending, kneeling and potentially working adjusted hours.
This is an excellent opportunity for a plant or project engineer seeking management and/or in-depth refinery processing experience.
Display a dedication to lead, participate and support ongoing safety including values based safety efforts.
Direct the daily operations of refining, bleaching, deodorizing, loadout and water treatment
Understanding of operations, rules, regulations, policies and the ability to communicate those requirements effectively to the workforce.
A deep understanding of the operations in refining, bleaching and deodorizing.
Oversight for capital expenditures taking place in the area of responsibility, in addition to investigating potential cost-savings projects.
Maintain good working relationships with all employees
Provide solutions and promote teamwork amongst production, maintenance, quality and engineering groups.
Maintain process safety standards and implement changes when necessary
Optimize yields, supply usage and utilities, as well as other variable plant costs
Work history in refining, bleaching, and deodorization. Dewaxing is a plus.
Excellent communication skills to provide mentorship and feedback.
Results driven to provide support to achieve the goals established by management.
The ability to provide motivation to the direct reports and demonstrate leadership qualities to all plant personnel.
Analytical skills and sound decision making ability.
An Engineering degree or equivalent is required.
Fruit And Vegetable Prescription Program Assistant
The Food & Health Network (FaHN) is an eight-county coalition of diverse stakeholders working to build food-secure communities and a thriving, healthy, regional food system through collaboration. FaHN supports programs and policies that bridge connections between local agriculture, food access and healthcare so that all community members have access to nutritious food and local farms and businesses remain viable for many years to come.
Our network takes an interdisciplinary, systematic, and regional approach to impact South Central New York's food system. The Food and Health Network is a program of the nonprofit Rural Health Network of South Central NY, whose mission is to advance the health and wellbeing of rural people and communities. This position is a part of the Rural Health Service Corps (RHSC). RHSC is an AmeriCorps National Service Program administered by the Rural Health Network of South Central New York.
The purpose of the Rural Health Service Corps is to provide meaningful service and learning opportunities for people committed to improving the health and lives of those living in South Central New York State. Rural Health Service Corps members address the broad community health needs of South Central NY, with a focus on health access and education (specifically combating the opioid epidemic) and creating systemic food security. AmeriCorps members serving through the Rural Health Service Corps have the opportunity to serve their communities as they develop professional skills, build teamwork and leadership abilities, learn more about the areas of nonprofit management and community health, and connect with a broad network of AmeriCorps members, alumni and supporters.
Rural Health Service Corps started in 2008 and expanded to include a VISTA program in 2012. RHSC alumni have gone on to careers in medicine, public health and nonprofit management, among other fields.
Car recommended , Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours . Service Areas :
Health , Community and Economic Development , Community Outreach , Hunger . Skills :
Communications , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Team Work .
Farmer Relations Account Managers
We pride ourselves on being the first sustainable, sungrown cannabis company to embrace the small, independent farm ecosystem. Flow Kana partners with, and gives scale to, craft farmers in Northern California and values-aligned brands who honor beyond-organic farming practices. We offer a wide range of processing, co-packing, white label, and distribution services to a growing list of partners, including brands, dispensaries, distributors, and manufacturers, all who share these values and vision of building a better supply chain for our industry.
We believe that everyone should know who grows their cannabis, including where and how it is grown. Using only organic methods, our independent farmer network are true stewards of the land and have spent their lives balancing a unique and harmonious relationship between the farm, the genetics and the terroir. The result is an unparalleled product that simply cannot be found anywhere else.
As a company we value humility, accountability, kindness, grit and a pioneering spirit. Through a values-driven approach and a regulated market, we have the chance to break down prohibition stigmas to show that cannabis will play an important role in treating many common medical conditions.
We are seeking two Farmer Relations Account Managers who will be responsible for the day-to-day management of farmer accounts and related inquiries. This includes soliciting and managing data for numerous accounts simultaneously, working collaboratively with administrative teams at Flow Kana, and with purchasing operations to ensure accurate and efficient management of our farmer partner accounts. Account Managers have the unique task of collecting, organizing, and distributing information between Flow Kana's internal departments and individual farmers, as well as advocating for farmers' needs in an ever-changing regulatory system.
Day-to-day activities include: farmer-direct communications; product supply management; data collection and reconciliation; working knowledge of ongoing state and county regulatory changes; CRM database management; assisting with events and programs; being a farmer-level voice in Flow Kana's policy formulation. This position strives to achieve fulfillment of our commitment and mission to partner with small farmers to provide a scalable platform that allows them to tell their story, distribute their products statewide and focus on doing what they love: farming sustainably - and all the while keeping the value they create within their local communities.
The ideal candidates have a high level of knowledge around cannabis and cannabis cultivation practices, are adaptable, self-motivated and have excellent verbal and written communication skills, experience and passion for service roles, and are clearly able to relay market information and procurement policies to existing and prospective farm partners.
What You'll Do
Facilitate consistent, constructive dialogue with farmer partners through each unique beat of the harvest calendar
Collect and integrate farm-level data to inform key procurement and farmer success initiatives at Flow Kana
Communicate Flow Kana's key business activities, contract workflow, and community initiatives to farmer partners to support harvest forecasting and finance management
Communicate market-wide perspective and forecasting goals to farmer partners to support individual cultivation strategies
Maintain up-to-date customer relationship management (CRM) database for maximum accountability
Perform routine scheduled payments in person with partner farmers and maintain up-to-date accounting data
Perform routine scheduled farm visits
Maintain a growth mindset with operating procedures as part of a high-growth company in a newly regulated agricultural industry
Use key performance indicators to pursue success individually and department-wide
What You'll Need
Excellent written and verbal communication
Strong knowledge of the cannabis industry and cultivation practices
Computer proficiency including familiarity with Google suite
Experience in formal negotiation and/or conflict resolution
Experience in project management and task-based teamwork
Experience using CRM systems
Experience in data or information management
Enthusiasm for high-growth business environments and constantly-evolving workflows
Knowledge of performance evaluation techniques and key metrics
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and the ability to balance workload and priority
Flow Kana provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Why Join Flow Kana?
You've probably heard cannabis will be a $40+ billion industry by as early as 2020. While it is no doubt there is enormous market potential, more importantly, the Flow Kana team sees an incredible opportunity to shape the future of an entire industry.
Through a values-driven approach and a regulated market, we have the chance to break down prohibition stigmas to show that cannabis can play an emerging role in treating many common medical conditions, as well as provide important tax and societal benefits. We also believe in the opportunity to build an agricultural model centered around small, independent farmers which could be replicated around the world.
The Urban Farmer will manage the day to day operations of Bon Secours Community Works (BSCW) Urban Farm sites. In this role, the Farmer will support with implementing strategies to maximize farm production, increase educational opportunities, and further BSCW's reach as a food distributor.
The Urban Farmer will lead, train, educate, and inspire trainees and community members about urban farming skills and techniques to use at home and in their future careers. The Urban Farmer will lead a group of trainees on projects that include traditional farming methods, and complex sustainable farming practices including aquaponics, while also helping foster job readiness skills. The position has a dedication to health equity and supporting individuals from underserved, marginalized populations.
1.A bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Business, Human Services, Human Resources, Education or equivalent from
an accredited college or university.
2.Five or more years of relevant or equivalent work experience in urban landscaping services can be substituted for the
3.Minimum of two years professional experience in urban landscaping.
4.Experience working in nutrition education, organic farming techniques, and food access services.
5.Knowledge of crop planning and integrated pest management.
6.Proficient organizational skills, record keeping skills, and time management skills are required.
7.Proficiency in oral presentations, writing skills, and Microsoft Office Suite.
8.Effective verbal, oral presentation, and written communication skills.
9.Strong interpersonal skills necessary to develop and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders.
10. Detail oriented with excellent critical thinking skills
11. Entrepreneurial spirit with a commitment to health equity and social justice
12. Experience with or capacity to learn Point of Sales software, nutrition information
13. Strong customer service practices, including ability to relate respectfully and in a culturally competent manner with families and
individuals served in West Baltimore.
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