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Field Checker - Temporary

Company: Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC
Location: Newport
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Field Checker is responsible for scouting fields for insects, diseases and weed pressure. This position also performs leaf and soil sampling of fields and assists the sales team in promoting products to help each team member increase their number of growers and expand their market share.

What your day may look like

Obtains soil and leaf samples for the sales team.
Checks all crops for insects, diseases and weeds.
Maintains insect traps and monitors them on a timely schedule.
Records and files daily reports on all crops.
Inputs records and reports into the computer system to monitor results.
Makes small deliveries.
Maintains vehicle.
Other work-related duties as assigned by leader.
Reliable and regular attendance is expected.

Education and experience needed for this position

High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Agricultural background is preferred.
Must pass a drug test and background check.

Other skills that will help you succeed

Written and verbal communication skills.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Your work environment and the physical aspects of the job
At Helena, safety is our highest priority. We seek out extensive safety measures and put them in place to minimize exposure to anything that could be potentially harmful to our employees.

The work environment for this position is that of a typical outdoor setting in all types of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements. When working outdoors and possibly around moving equipment/mechanical parts, the employee may be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, chemical and biological hazards, vibrations and a risk of electrical shock. This position requires you to use your hands for many different tasks and to talk, hear, walk, stand, and sit. You may be occasionally required to lift or move up to 50 pounds.

Who we are
Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC is one of the nation's foremost agronomy solutions providers. We rank near the top nationally in volume and sales for crop production products, fertilizer, custom application, seed and precision agriculture, turf management, industrial weed control, forestry, aquatics and more. As a solutions provider, we help our customers make critical decisions about soil variability, nutrient and water availability, seed selection and pest management. We take pride in working with our growers beyond the sale, helping them in every aspect of their business.
Helena operates under several main business groups -- Helena Products Group, AGRIntelligence, Helena Industries, LLC and Diversified Applications, Inc.

Helena is a special place to be
At Helena, we are family. Our employees take care of each other and support each other at work and in their personal life. Our family-like atmosphere creates a positive work environment that allows our employees to be high-performers because they feel comfort and compassion from their leader and team. Our family-like culture is centered on our successful business model -"People...Products...Knowledge." "People" being the first for good reason. When our employees are treated right and feel cared for, our customers thrive and our business grows.

Helena's commitment to diversity and inclusion
At Helena, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where all our employees feel safe, valued and have the opportunity to succeed. We embrace different backgrounds and human experiences because our customers are also diverse. When we all show deep appreciation for each other and our customers it builds trust that strengthens Helena and keeps us competitive.

Helena supports individuals with disabilities and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform job responsibilities.

Stay connected to Helena
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Helena is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC, Memphis , Field Checker - Temporary, Other , Newport, Tennessee

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