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Sprayer Operator

Sylvite is currently hiring for the position of Sprayer Operators at our Agri-Services locations. This position reports to the Operations Manager or Branch Manager for the relevant facility. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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
  • Communicate with support vehicles and office staff
  • Perform general maintenance where needed (equipment, spreaders, etc.)
  • Assist in soil sampling and customer service 

REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS

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, ‘G’ license or ability to obtain
  • Agricultural exterminator license is an asset
  • Nutrient application licence is an asset 
  • Grain elevator or fertilizer blending experience is an asset 
  • Loader experience is an asset

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Physical Effort: Significant physical activity, repetitive and regular lifting up to 25kg
  • Physical Enviornment: Outdoors with some exposure to chemicals and dust. 
  • Sensory Attention: Normal
  • Mental Stress: Normal