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2019-06-20 19:08:17

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Location: Monmouth, ILDuration: 4 MonthsDescription:Required Skills/Experience: Daily outdoor activities related to crops and fields Walk and work on uneven terrain Perform manual labor, bending, and lifting up to 60 pounds Work inside on some occasions, sitting or standing for extended periods of time Operate touch screen hand held computers Understand English verbal and written instructions Perform assigned tasks accurately Function as a team member Work independently and efficiently Communicate with supervisors and provide updates Dependable, must have good work attendance Detail Oriented Well organized Extended hours or shift work may be required in peak seasons. Main duties may include: • Data collection such as stand counts, emergence ratings, plant heights, pollination dates, maturity notes, etc in corn and soybean research plots utilizing handheld computing devices, ex) iPod, Panasonic ToughPad, iPad • Must either have experience with field crops or can quickly learn and understand basic agronomic knowledge. • Support client's Safety program by adhering to all safety policies and attend regular safety meetings. • Take daily direction from supervisors and managers and carrying out all duties as assigned. • Adhere to all established Standard Operating Procedures when carrying out assigned tasks. • Ensuring compliance of regulated trails by assisting with volunteer plant removal. • This position may require driving to and from on & off-site research fields with use of a company pool vehicle or UTV.• Assist in planting, pollinating, harvesting, weeding, preparing fields, preparing seed, tissue sampling, detasseling, rouging, and other field and seed activities related to crops and fields. • Assist with inside lab work including cleaning, packing boxes for shipping, and organizing supplies. • Assist with digging and washing plant roots for ratings and pictures • Scouting fields for disease, insects, and other environmental pressures. • Assist in the maintenance and improvement of the farms and assets. Safety 

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