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Sprayer Operator

This position reports to the Operations Manager or Branch Manager for the relevant facility. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The responsibilities of this position 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
  • 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 Needs

  • 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