Agricultural Collection Technician in Lafayette, IN

Deveron Corp.

Job Description – Seasonal Agricultural Collection Technician

Deveron is now accepting applications for qualified individuals who are:

– Looking to work in a fast paced, high growth potential position;

– Willing to put in top level effort for competitive compensation;

– Provide high quality data for clients on a local and national stage;

What Can You Expect:

Our Data Collection Technicians work with Dispatch to complete assigned tasks in an efficient and professional manner. These operations typically include (but not be limited to): Soil Sampling, Plant Tissue Testing, Carbon Sampling, Boundary Mapping, Crop Mapping and other tasks related to Precision Agriculture.

To perform this work, you should be motivated by:

Outdoor work – the majority of our work is out in all conditions and highly independent (with fantastic support from office staff);

High level of adaptability and eager to learn – we provide thorough training for your tasks.

Handle basic reporting/tracking for daily jobs;

Properly handle/label samples – the key to our data is each sample taken;

Safely use company equipment and adhere to safety standards;

Excellent customer service skills;

What Do We Require:

– Working outdoors

– Comfortable working in all weather conditions; cold, snow, rain, wind, sun, etc.

– Opportunities for extended/additional hours

– Mandatory travel for work

– Confident working independently with high levels of self-motivation

– Experience operating pickup truck with trailer and ATV (Valid drivers license required, motor vehicle records check required)

– Physically able to lift a minimum of 50lbs., and walk for extended periods of time in fields

– Competence with technology (email, excel, google drive/one drive, handheld GPS unit, google earth, website platforms, GIS software)

– Routine maintenance, daily care, and minor repairs of equipment

– Precision Ag experience or familiarity is a plus

Additional Information:

– Competitive wages – pay structure options available

– All training and equipment provided

– Don’t meet the above requirements, but are passionate about agriculture? Please apply, and we can assess what training will be needed!

Opportunities:

– Work for a rapidly growing industry with a top flight company!

– Have a positive impact on your local growers/farmers – they rely on YOUR samples for their plantings!

– Non-peak season flexibility; plan vacation times for the slow season!

– COVID-19 Considerations – limited personal contact is a benefit of this position!

Job Type: Full Time

Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 – 50 per week

Benefits:

Employee assistance program

Schedule:

10 hour shift
12 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday
Overtime
Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

Bonus opportunities

Application Question(s):

Describe your experience driving a truck, trailer and ATV/UTV.

Education:

High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

Agriculture: 1 year (Preferred)
Soil Sampling: 1 year (Preferred)
Drone: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

Driver’s License (Required)

Willingness to travel:

75% (Required)

Work Location: On the road