Laborer, General (Seasonal) - AgVantage FS - New Hampton, IA in
New Hampton, Iowa
- AgVantage FS* is headquartered in Waverly, Iowa with branches in Northern and Eastern Iowa. AgVantage FS has about 400 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 23,000 customers. The cooperative does business in agronomy, energy, precision agronomy, and agri-finance. AgVantage FS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada. _ *PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT *_ Operates and maintains single, tandem or multi-axle trucks/trailers and forklifts for delivery/pick-up of agronomy/energy products following specified time schedules to/from the company locations or customer locations to achieve profitable business growth. _ *ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS *_ Operates and maintains all assigned vehicles, single, tandem, or multi axle configurations, forklifts, etc in accordance with established safety standards and proper vehicle operation techniques. Performs and records daily safety checks of assigned vehicle(s) and associated equipment by conducting pre-trip inspections, such as checking fuel and oil levels, inspecting tires, lights, and brakes. Follows the preventative maintenance program and maintains a clean truck to present a professional appearance. Loads and unloads trucks according to company policies and DOT regulations. Ensures that all deliveries and pick-ups, and all associated documentation are made according to company expectations and standards. _ *OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS *_ Responsible for maintaining company equipment according to company standards, adheres to the company Uniform Policy, and maintains the appropriate professional image. Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply. Demonstrates the FS Way Standards: Trust, Responsiveness, Excellence, Expertise and Solution Focused. Perform basic shop maintenance. Performs all other duties as assigned. _ *REQUIREMENTS *_ Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent. Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development. Must possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a CDL License with required endorsements and any other certification, license or permit, valid medical card and satisfactory driving record, as applicable. Ability to work extended hours and on-call as business conditions warrant. Occasionally exposed or required to: Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.) Noisy conditions Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures May be required to work at varying heights Move up to 100lbs 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. We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. 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.