GROWMARK, Inc. Seasonal Turf Operator - Evergreen FS - Bloomington, IL in Bloomington, Illinois
Evergreen FS is farmer-owned cooperative serving the needs of customers in McLean, Woodford, Livingston, Dewitt and Macon counties. Providing a full range of farm supplies and services including agronomy, seed, fertilizer, fuel, structures, custom turf, financing, marketing advice and products. Specializing in the production of corn and soybeans and operate several grain elevators as part of our operations. Evergreen FS offers a full line of energy products including gasoline, ethanol, biodiesel, diesel fuel, propane and lubricants to our customers at competitive prices. Evergreen FS is a member of the GROWMARK system. * PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT* Custom Turf is seeking a high energy, self-starter with a strong work ethic to join our team as a Turf Specialist. This individual will be responsible for applying turf products to golf courses, lawns, sports complexes throughout the Evergreen FS territory. The job will include application of fertilizer, treatment of weeds, and performing other professional applications while ensuring amazing customer service. * ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS* Applies fertilizers and pesticides to athletic fields, commercial, municipal, and residential areas according to recommended rates, procedure and following all pesticide labels. Records application data according to regulations and standards. Sets up material handling, blending, storage, transport and application equipment for blending and delivery of products. Blends products according to recommended rates and procedures. This is a great opportunity for a hard-working individual with a love for working outdoors and the desire to grow within a stable company. Performs all other duties as assigned. * REQUIREMENTS* Normally requires high school diploma or equivalent and farm or agriculture experience helpful. Must hold and maintain, or have the ability to obtain, all required pesticide or fertilizer licenses or certifications. Frequently exposed or required to: Outside weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, snow, ice, etc.) Working conditions may include chemicals with appropriate safety measures May be required to work at varying heights Lift (51-70 lbs) Ability to work extended hours during peak seasonal demands. Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law. We are an equal opportunity employer.