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Crop Advisor Intern (Nationwide)

Location: 

Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

The SGS mission is simple: 'Delivering Solutions to Growers'. With over 200 retail locations and a full line of crop inputs, Simplot Grower Solutions is your one-stop resource for agricultural supplies and precision agronomy services. This Simplot Grower Solutions’ position provides customer service to growers through the sale of crop nutrition, crop protection, seed, specialty, technology, and other agronomic products and consultative services.

 

This Simplot Grower Solutions’ position provides customer service to growers through the sale of crop nutrition, crop protection, seed, specialty, technology, and other agronomic products and consultative services. The position is led under the general direction of the Market Manager, who provides support and leadership to all Crop Advisors within specifically recognized agronomic geographies to achieve the Company’s financial goals and operational objectives. This position would require you to be onsite at one of our SGS Retail locations across the US.

 

What's in it for you?

  • This internship opportunity is designed to provide a realistic job preview and lay the solid foundation necessary for future employment as a Simplot Crop Advisor.
  • This is your chance to learn firsthand about agronomic issues that impact yields and profitability and how to best serve the grower's needs in their particular growing area.

Key Responsibilities

Essential Functions: This internship has been designed to work with multiple SGS locations in a specific area, doing primarily the following:

  • Soil sampling, plant sampling, product testing, product applications, and field scouting in production agriculture areas.
  • Assisting crop advisors with seed and crop care activities to also include computer input of fertilizer application tracking, scouting reports and other spreadsheets as needed.
  • Developing thorough knowledge and understanding of our computer programs, product deliveries, inventory tracking, and safety requirements.
  • Assist Area Seed Marketing Advisor in plot trials
  • Assist Area Technical Service Rep" with various product field development & product sales support functions.

Typical Education

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited university and completed at least freshman year
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 (preferred)

Relevant Experience

  • Valid driver's license
  • A farm background or farm experience is preferred, but not required
  • Overtime and weekend work during busy season

Other Information

Employment period:

  • We have summer internships available for 2022
  • Please note, this position would require you to be onsite at one of our SGS Retail locations across the US.

Job Requisition ID: 6555

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

 

Position Pay Range: $14.00 - $18.00 per hour. This range is estimated for Crop Advisor Interns in Colorado.

Benefits: Our package of health and welfare benefits, with coverage available to begin on the 1st of the Month following your date of hire, includes Medical and Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurances, and 401k.

 

If you require technical assistance, please email us at careers.contact@simplot.com.