PURPOSE OF POSITION: Coordination in the Nutrient Management Department to ensure that accurate data is collected and maintained, management plans are filed in a timely manner, assure accurate information is provided to custom applicators to apply manure nutrients. Ultimately, the Environmental Services Manager must ensure that Iowa Select Farms is compliant 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. Excellent computer experience including Microsoft Office Suite, Internet based applications and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) is a plus.
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
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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