Sprayer/Terragator Operator

Sylvite Agri-Services is hiring a Custom Application Operator to operate out of our Pain Court Branch. This position reports to the Branch Manager of the relevant facility.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform crop protection and fertilization applications via self-propelled sprayers and airflow machines
  • Provide high quality, intricate and detailed custom application services for growers
  • Maintain fertilizer spreading and crop protection spraying logs both in written and digital form
  • Adhere to all Health, Safety and Environmental regulations
  • Maintain professionalism and a customer service attitude towards customers
  • Assist with supporting activities of receiving, shipping and blending fertilizer, seeds and pesticides
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment
  • Communicate with support vehicles and office staff in a team approach to accomplishing task

Key Personal Attributes Required For The Position:

  • Hard working and takes direction
  • Positively leads by example
  • Can assist in directing others
  • Learns quickly
  • Ability to foster a teamwork environment
  • Communication skills
  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Customer service orientation

Education, Experience and/or Training Requirements:

  • Good understanding of agricultural practices and farm equipment
  • Team player, good communication skills, highly organized, dependable
  • Willing to work long hours during the peak season
  • Clean driving record, “DZ” license or ability to obtain
  • The ability to obtain an Agricultural exterminator license
  • Solid math and problem skills
  • Grain elevator or fertilizer blending experience is an asset
WORKING CONDITIONS – (unusual level of condition – measured according to duration, intensity and frequency)
Physical Effort – (physical activity – lifting, carrying, physical motion) Significant physical activity, repetitive and regular lifting up to 25kg
Physical Environment – (temperature, noise, other environmental  or hazardous conditions) Outdoors with some exposure to chemicals and dust.
Sensory Attention – (effect of the job on one or more of the senses) Normal
Mental Stress – (social disruption, increased anxiety/stress) Normal

 

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