Company: Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC
Location: Maple Park
Posted on: January 21, 2023
The Applicator is responsible for correctly applying herbicides
and pesticides to labeled crops from recommendations made by your
leader. This position also operates all applicator equipment and
performs maintenance on that equipment. This position requires a
Class A or B CDL.
What your day may look like
Correctly mixes pesticides, fertilizers and chemicals for
Maintains accurate log books on applicated acres.
Performs maintenance and calibration on application equipment.
Wears proper protection equipment.
Participates in continuing education for maintaining pesticide
Attends applicator equipment workshops.
Performs maintenance on other equipment and fixed facilities.
Must be able to work nights, overtime and some weekend hours during
Other work-related duties as assigned by leader.
Reliable and regular attendance is expected.
Education and experience needed for this position
- High school diploma is required.
- Experience in operating large equipment is required.
- Must be 21 years old.
- A Class A or B CDL is required.
- Must pass a drug test and background check.
Other skills that will help you succeed:
- Mechanically inclined.
- Qualified Applicator Certificate (QAC) is preferred.
- Communication and interpersonal skills.
- Agricultural background.
- Basic knowledge of ag pesticides.
- Excellent driving record.
- Ability to read field maps and use tractor-mounted field
- Professional competence to safety.
- Ability to pass a CDL physical examination.
- Ability to work without direct supervision.
Your work environment and the physical aspects of the job
At Helena, safety is our highest priority. We seek out extensive
safety measures and put them in place to minimize exposure to
anything that could be potentially harmful to our employees.
The work environment for this position is that of a typical
warehouse and distribution environment where the noise level is
usually moderate to loud and occasionally very loud. In this
position, the employee regularly works near moving
equipment/mechanical parts and could be exposed to fumes, airborne
particles, chemical and biological hazards and a risk of electrical
shock. This position requires you to use your hands for many
different tasks and to talk, hear, walk, stand and sit. You will be
regularly required to lift or move up to 100 pounds.
Who we are
Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC is one of the nation's foremost
agronomy solutions providers. We rank near the top nationally in
volume and sales for crop production products, fertilizer, custom
application, seed and precision agriculture, turf management,
industrial weed control, forestry, aquatics and more. As a
solutions provider, we help our customers make critical decisions
about soil variability, nutrient and water availability, seed
selection and pest management. We take pride in working with our
growers beyond the sale, helping them in every aspect of their
Helena operates under several main business groups -- Helena
Products Group, AGRIntelligence, Helena Industries, LLC and
Diversified Applications, Inc.
Helena is a special place to be
At Helena, we are family. Our employees take care of each other and
support each other at work and in their personal life. Our
family-like atmosphere creates a positive work environment that
allows our employees to be high-performers because they feel
comfort and compassion from their manager and work team. Our
family-like culture is centered on our successful business model
"People...Products...Knowledge." People being the first for good
reason. When our employees are treated right and feel cared for,
our customers thrive and our business grows.
Helena's commitment to diversity and inclusion
At Helena, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive
work environment where all our employees feel safe, valued and have
the opportunity to succeed. We embrace different backgrounds and
human experiences because our customers are also diverse. When we
all show deep appreciation for each other and our customers it
builds trust that strengthens Helena and keeps us competitive.
Helena supports individuals with disabilities and reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with
disabilities to perform job responsibilities.
Stay connected to Helena
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Helena is an equal opportunity employer.
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