Nutrien LTD

  • Custom Applicator/Truck Driver

    Job Locations US-SD-Parkston
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/12/2018 2:45 PM)
    System ID
    Job Category
    Manufacturing, Operations & Trades
    Business Unit
    Retail - Nutrien Ag Solutions
    Number of Positions (Vacancies)
  • Job Description

    Custom Applicator/Truck Driver, Parkston, SD


    Why work at Nutrien Ag Solutions? Great question!

    Safety is a core value at Nutrien Ag Solutions. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien Ag Solutions offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien Ag Solutions is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

    The primary role will be as a Custom Applicator.  Proper application of crop protection products and dry fertilizer are required.  Experience in semi-tractor driving, self-propelled sprayers and dry fertilizer floaters are a desire.


    Key Tasks: 

    • Responsible for keeping field equipment clean and in safe operating condition
    • Responsible to apply the correct amount of product to each acre and in a manner consistent with the product label
    • Requires mixing, loading, and application of pesticides/fertilizers
    • Performs daily vehicle inspections
    • Ability to crosscheck products, rates and timing effectiveness vs. targeted/non targeted pest/crops
    • Keep abreast of the dangers and hazards of products and take proper precaution
    • Complete application records as required by the Company and government regulations
    • Operates computers on equipment and familiar with GPS equipment
    • Handles and delivers seed
    • Pick up and deliver product to customers as needed
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    • Detail oriented with excellent communication skills both verbal and written
    • Computer skills


    • Must meet minimum age requirement
    • High school diploma or GED
    • CDL or ability to obtain within 30 days
    • Able to lift/carry up to 75 pounds
    • Must pass pre-employment drug screen
    • Must meet DOT and Company requirements
    • Able to work additional hours to meet business demands
    • Applicator's license
    • Chemical application education
    • Previous application experience
    • Farming background 

    Nutrien Ag Solutions is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.


    If this sounds like a good match, apply now. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien Ag Solutions' policies.


    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


    **EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/veteran


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