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Wilur Ellis Field Scout Wanted in Woodurn

By Paul Torres,2014-12-26 04:14
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Position: Field Scout

    Hiring Manager: Michelle Armstrong/Doug Kuenzi

     marmstrong@wilburellis.com; 503-710-8465

    Location: Woodburn

    Division: Northwest Operations

    Description: The Field Scout is responsible for pest trap placement, monitoring/recording

    pest activity of various crops and pests. The Field Scout works closely with the field sales and

    the operations support team.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    ; Field scouting looking for economic pests in various crops - Hazelnuts, Berries,

    Vegetables, ect.

    ; Trapping and monitoring

    o Prepare traps for placement in the field

    o Travel to field with traps as directed

    o Install traps in trees/fields

    o Inspect traps on a weekly basis.

    o Maintain data counts of the number of pests trapped.

    o Empty traps and reset for next week.

    o Enter data counts into Excel spreadsheet or Ag Verdict.

    o Relay information to the appropriate Sales Representative. ; Take Soil and tissue sampling as needed or directed by Sales Representative

    ; Plot and trial assistance

    ; Operating Ag verdict

    ; Deliveries (only when necessary)

    ; Comply with company safety standards.

Minimum Skills required:

    ; Dependability/reliability

    o Willing to put in the time till job is done

    ; Self starter and self motivator

; Observant of surroundings

    ; Ability to drive company vehicle

    ; Ability to operate an all terrain vehicle (ATV/4-wheeler) ; Comfortable working alone in fields

    ; Have strong interest in Field Agronomy

    ; Open to learning Ag Verdict

    ; Able to walk for extended periods of time

    ; Can keep good records

    ; Good math skills (able to maintain accurate counts when looking at traps, leaves, ect.)

    ; Not afraid to get dirty

    ; Time management skills

    ; Can lift at least 50lb

    ; Willing to work with Plant protection Product and Fertilizers (deliveries, ect) ; Good interpersonal skills with co-workers as well as growers/customers

    o Friendly, outgoing and inquisitive

    o Can take instructions well both oral and written

    o Not afraid to ask questions when they arise

    ; Proficiency with standard software including MS Office Suite.

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