Farm & Ranch Specialist in Winston, OR

DC Farmers Co-op
Farm Jobs in OregonAgriculture Sales Jobs

Job Description

This position is responsible for quality customer service, inventory control, ordering farm & ranch supplies, merchandising, creating and distributing department advertisements, re-arranging stock, and conducting department audits.

This position will also use point of sale cash registers, electronic scanners, and related equipment to conduct monetary transactions with customers.


  • Greets customers as they enter the location to make them feel welcome.
  • Assists customers with questions or price discrepancies.
  • Provide accurate product information to customers in person and over the phone.
  • Processes account payments, purchases, returns, and exchanges according to store policy.
  • Assists customers in locating various products, resolving complaints, and answering questions.
  • Maintain store stock displays and product in a neat and organized manner to meet sales goals.
  • Place prices or descriptive signs on backdrops, fixtures, merchandise, or floor.
  • Orders pet supplies for small pets based on sales trends, supply availability, and pricing.
  • Make department decisions for current and future advertisements.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to operate warehouse and office equipment such as: forklifts, computers, printers, scanners, cash registers, and calculators.
  • Must assemble display merchandise such as lawn furniture, log splitters, and BBQs.
  • Basic mathematical skills, as needed, to make change and give refunds accurately.
  • Become knowledgeable about company’s products and services, and customer-related policies, to make proper recommendations of products and services sold.
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate with staff and customers in a friendly and approachable manner.
  • Punctuality and adherence to all company policies.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Knowledge of the dietary, vaccine, parasiticides, and enrichment needs of livestock and equine required.
  • Experience working in a veterinary office or environment highly desired.
  • Knowledge of the dietary and enrichments needs of small pets such as cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, etc. to act as a backup to the Pet Specialist desired.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of standing and walking
  • Bending, twisting, stooping, and kneeling required frequently to rearrange merchandise and verify stock levels.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs frequently and, with appropriate equipment, 300 pounds infrequently with manual & electric palled jacks and forklifts.
  • May need to work nights, weekends, and some holidays on a rotating basis.
  • Ability to perform repetitive movements with arms, legs, hands, and wrists over long periods of time.

Douglas County Co-op is a drug free and Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates selected for hire must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen, of which includes testing for THC.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 – $17.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee discount


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Application Question(s):

  • Douglas County Farmers Co-op is a drug free employer that requires all applicants selected for hire to pass a drug screen that includes THC. Please type “Drug Free Employer” to confirm that you have read and agree to this policy.
  • Please describe what experience and qualifications you have that make you a great fit for this role.
  • Have you previously been employed by DC Farmers Co-op? (Retail/ Shell/Fertilizer/Grain locations.)
  • How did you hear about this job posting? (Indeed search,, radio, etc.)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location: In person