Wilbur-Ellis Company Field Scout, Summer Fulltime Dundee, MI in Dundee, Michigan

DescriptionAre you a college student majoring in Agriculture, Plant Science or Horticulture? Do you possess excellent math skills? Do you have the ability to work overtime when necessary? If you said yes to these questions, and you have good interpersonal skills, we'd like to hear from you!General Purpose and Scope of Position:Wilbur-Ellis is seeking and Agriculture Field Scout to be responsible for pest trap placement and monitoring/recording pest activity of various crops and pests. The Field Scout works closely with the field sales and the operations support team. This is a seasonal position.Key Skills and Abilities Include:•College student majoring in Agriculture, Plant Science, or Horticulture preferred•Knowledge and/or experience with agricultural operations (preferred)•Intermediate level proficiency with standard software including MS Office Suite•Ability to safely operate a vehicle within state laws and company policies and guidelines•Requires excellent interpersonal skills between both customers and fellow employees•Ability to repetitively bend, kneel and walk long distances while working in a non-climate controlled environment and outside in inclement weather•Excellent math skills and the ability to maintain accurate counts•Dependability/reliability. Occasionally may need to work Saturdays.•Good interpersonal skills•Willingness and desire to work overtime hours during busy seasonsSpecific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:•Prepare traps for placement in the field•Install traps in fields. Inspect and monitor on a weekly basis.•Maintain data counts of the number of pests trapped•Use GPS technology to map fields•Comply with company safety standards•Take soil samples as needed or directed by sales•Scout crops for economic pests and report to appropriate Sales RepresentativeCompensation and Benefits:•Competitive hourly wage commensurate with experience and other factors•Comprehensive employee health and retirement benefit offeringsCOMPANY CULTUREWilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employerWilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.Wilbur-Ellis is for and about peopleWilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over ninety-three years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and a dedication to quality work, our customers and each other.Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry's best workforceWilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, un