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Seasonal Sales Support / Relief Spreader Operator

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Sales & Marketing
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Cavendish Agri
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20000707 Requisition #

 

Cavendish Agri Services supports farmers in growing healthy and productive crops. We have 13 manufacturing/retail locations throughout Atlantic Canada and Maine. Our primary products include fertilizers, crop protectants and technical expertise.

 

Reporting to the Branch Manager, the Seasonal Sales Support/Relief Spreader Operator will be a results-driven, self-starter who is always looking for opportunities for improvement, and has the ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment. 

 

Cavendish Agri Services Ltd. is looking for a Seasonal Sales Support/Relief Spreader Operator for the period between May through to end of August 2020.

 

Expected start date will be May 1st weather dependent. This date can also be flexible based on student availability.

 
Key responsibilities
  • Provide support to customers and Sales including deliveries and research trials (In season May through September);
  • Conduct soil sampling in order to identify crop risks;
  • Perform physical work such as lifting, loading, piling, and palletizing;
  • Ability to effectively operate self-propelled spreaders which includes GPS technology & computerized application monitors;
  • Perform vehicle inspections, clean and perform mandatory maintenance to equipment. This includes basic troubleshooting and maintenance of equipment;
  • Perform custom application of dry fertilizer according to the customers work order;
  • Transfer bulk products from trailers and trucks into the spreader;
  • Ensure the accurate completion of associated paperwork;
  • Cultivate positive business building relationships with our customers in the farming community;
  • Represent the company in a professional, positive and pleasant manner;
  • All other related duties as assigned;
Qualifications:
  • Perform all tasks with safety being the number one priority;
  • Ability to lift up to 55lbs (25kgs);
  • Availability to work extended hours, evenings and weekends;
  • Ability to work independently and in a fast paced team environment;
  • Willingness to work outdoors in various weather conditions;
  • High degree of attention to detail and demonstrated ability to multi-task;
  • Previous forklift experience would be considered an asset;
  • Experience;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Spreader or Farm equipment operation experience is considered an asset but is not a requirement;
  • College/University students in agricultural or business programs preferred;

For more information, please call (506) 372-9309.

Please apply online or send your resume to surette.jacynthe@cavendishfarms.com no later than April 6th, 2020


*Please note: A clean criminal background check and drug screen will be required prior to an employment offer being extended.

 

We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

To learn more about our products and services, click here.

 

  

 

Cavendish Agri Services is committed to equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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