Agronomist in Quinter, KS

T&T Chemical Inc

Job Description

Welcome to T&T Chemical! We’re hiring an Agronomist to join our team in Quinter, KS (about 50 miles west of Hays, KS). In this role you will scout fields for weeds, insects, and disease, primarily before and after our sprayers to ensure we’re doing what’s best for our customers. We’re a small family owned and operated agriculture retailer in Northwest Kansas. We currently offer chemical and fertilizer sales as well as custom application services.

We have a fairly small team but really pride ourselves on developing a tight-knit team in order to achieve a common goal. We do work longer hours during peak season of April through August but also believe in providing a tremendous work/life balance environment.
We offer competitive compensation $40,000 – $70,000 depending on experience, paid vacation, 401(k), bonuses, health insurance reimbursement, and ownership potential for the right person.

What you will be doing:
• Scouting fields for weeds, insects, and disease.
• Develop pesticide and fertilizer recommendations for clients.
• Soil sampling in order to develop fertilizer plans.
• Mixing, handling, and delivering fertilizer and chemicals.
• Conducting seed sales and business development throughout seed division.
• Communicating with customers to make recommendations, arrange custom applicating, and answer any questions.
• Process work orders and develop efficient plans with applicators.
• General maintenance and upkeep of agriculture equipment during the slow seasons.
This job is for you if you have:
• Prior farming or agriculture experience.
• Agriculture, agribusiness, or other related degrees preferred but not required.
• CDL and Private Pesticide license or willing to obtain.
• Genuine passion for the agriculture industry.
• High School Diploma or GED.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to work in both an individual and team setting.
• Prior field scouting and chemical experience is preferred but not required.
• Outstanding time management skills with ability to multi-task.