Growmark, Inc Summer Assistant - SEEDWAY - Hall, NY in Hall, New York
Seedway is headquartered in Hall, New York with branches in Pennsylvania, Florida, Vermont, Maine, and New York. Seedway has about 220 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 15,000 customers. The cooperative does business in farm, vegetable, and turf seed. Seedway 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
Under the direction of location management., assisting with general agronomy functions to learn the foundation of the system and industry.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Hands-on experience in agronomy field and operations
Work at Seedway locations with production, inventory management, customer service, credit, sales and marketing
Visit customers/dealers and growers building professional relationships
Coordinate communication with multi-site contacts, schedule field activities and carry out projects
Assist in plot planting
Operate field research and crop monitoring equipment for field scouting
Assist with ensuring field signs are displayed on customers' fields to promote select seed products.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
Follows GROWMARK's Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Pursuing an Associates or Bachelor's Degree
Be in good academic standing
Demonstrates flexibility, positive attitude, work ethic, planning, organization, time management, and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrates ability to work independently, in a team-oriented environment, and achieve results through others.
Ability to use the computer to enhance business processes.
Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record
Ability to travel independently and overnight as needed
Demonstrates essential abilities including communication, customer focus, decision making and skill developmen
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.