PURPOSE OF POSITION: Coordination in the Nutrient Management Department to ensure that records are accurately kept, management plans are filed accordingly, custom applicators are supplied with the necessary information needed to apply the nutrient. Ultimately, the Environmental Services Manager must ensure that Iowa Select Farms is in compliance with all regulations regarding use, storage, and application of manure.
Bilingual: Not required
Education/ Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture related field or significant experience and understanding of manure application and overall management practices.
Qualifications: Must possess a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
This person must be a self-starter and be able to schedule tasks; thus, they must have initiative, organization, and dependability. This position requires the manager to work closely with suppliers, independent contractors, production staff and other employees, so teamwork and effective communication skills are also very important. Direct contact with animals may occur, so good stockmanship and bio-security practices must be understood and practiced at all times. Computer literacy is important with competencies in Excel, Word, Outlook and Internet Explorer.
Physical requirements include the ability to lift up to 40 pounds and to climb over gates up to 48 inches in height as well as pushing, pulling, bending and kneeling. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, controls, or animals. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear. The employee must be able to, with or without accommodation, work in all facilities within the scope of the employee’s responsibility.
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For more information, contact Allyson at 641.316.3251.