Field Agronomist, Research

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Full-Time
California, Sanger
Posted 2 months ago

Field Agronomist, Research

Sanger, CA

Mission: 

To provide competitive, independent, investigative research and product development in crop production; crop protection; food quality; environmental preservation, product stewardship, genetics and seeds. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for field trial fertility, irrigation, pest and weed control 
  • Responsible for field personnel training 
  • Responsible for all aspects of field management and documentation 
  • Assists with R&D field trial implementation and execution 
  • Manage contractors 
  • Oversee all field machine maintenance 
  • Performs necessary maintenance & calibration on assigned machines 
  • Promote Research Safety program 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Ag Sciences or Agronomy 
  • Five (5) years’ experience in research preferred 
  • Excellent communication skills and detail orientated 
  • Bilingual, English & Spanish 
  • Ability to work as part of a team 
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 
  • Ability to think strategically 
  • Excellent observation and troubleshooting ability 
  • Record keeping and organizational skills 
  • Ability to concurrently work on multiple tasks 
  • Possesses good problem solving and trouble shooting skills 
  • Required competencies: 

Mission and Values Driven – All employees are expected to promote a “CAN DO” attitude and demonstrate a willingness to work in a professional and collaborative manner.  Demonstrate a commitment to continuous learning and self-improvement.   

Job Posting 

Field Agronomist 

  • Integrity, Ethics, and Collaboration – Treat people with respect and individuality; do what you say; be fair and equitable in all interactions; be a good steward of company resources; and work effectively with others.
  • Safety – Put safety first by anticipating and performing actions necessary to avoid hazardous work-related conditions which could result in injury, harm, or loss.
  • Communication – Give and welcome feedback; exhibit objectivity and openness to others’ views; contribute to holding each other accountable and build a positive team spirit. Write clearly and informatively; edit work to high standards of written presentation.
  • Adaptability, Flexibility, and Critical Thinking – Effectively manage competing demands and able to change course when new information becomes available. Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully; and develop alternative solutions.
  • Attention to Detail and Timely Follow-up – Demonstrate thoroughness and accuracy in work activities through concern for all areas involved.  Plan and prioritize work activities, use time efficiently to meet deadlines and provide timely follow-up for all issues.

Physical Demands: 

  • Ability to work required hours
  • Ability to lift 60 lbs
  • Able to walk fields, up to 5 miles a day
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Must have valid driver’s license and meet MVR Requirements

Inquiries: 

Please direct your interest in this position, with a current resume, to Steve Stebbins, Stebbins and Associates    stebbins@greenadvice.com

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