Overview

CSS Farms, a multi-state agricultural business, strives to provide innovative solutions and superior quality and service to our customers. We proudly and relentlessly continue to meet the highest standards of stewardship when it comes to the three things we value most: our land, our employees, and our communities.

We are a team-oriented company with a high trust, entrepreneurial culture. We value our employees opinions, we have a strong work ethic, and are focused on growing great vegetables and developing our operations profitably. People who are most successful at CSS Farms are energetic, self-directed, and pragmatic.

Summary

The Spray Supervisor and AMS Specialist is responsible for overseeing the operation of multiple self- propelled sprayers and provides technical support for field equipment.

Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

Operate equipment and train employees on the proper and safe use of equipment.
Manage spray crew and prepare daily work schedule.
Complete paperwork and maintain records associated with pesticide applications.
Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
Coordinate with farm manager and agronomist on rates and timing of applications.
Ensure the spray crews accurately execute the chemical application schedule created by agronomists.
Perform routine maintenance on equipment.
Provide on-farm support for AMS and precision farm equipment.
Be the on-sight specialist for GPS automated guidance on equipped machinery.
Assist with corn, milo, and cover crop planting operations.
Assist as needed during potato harvest.
Take on other tasks and responsibilities, as needed.

Physical Demands

Walking and working outdoors in the elements.
Standing for extended periods of time.
Driving between farm sites.

Expected Hours of Work

Typical, daily farm hours 8 to 10 hours with varying start and end times depending on weather conditions.
Typically, Monday through Friday with weekends as required based on season and weather.
Harvest and planting seasons are busy and may require longer hours and some weekends.

Required Qualifications

The ability to obtain Private Pesticide Applicators License for the state of Texas.

Desired Qualifications

At least two years of farming experience.
At least one year of experience with repairing farm equipment.
Basic math, reading and writing skills.
Good communication skills and are able to work in a team environment.
The ability to use Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint.
The willingness and ability to learn farm data management systems.

Work Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Benefits

Market competitive salary
Healthcare, Dental and Vision coverage as outlined in the company benefits overview.
Flex spending account for out-of-pocket medical expenses.
401(k) plan options.
Short Term Disability Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, and Life Insurance.
A paid time off package.
Tuition reimbursement options.

AAP/EEO Statement

CSS Farms is an EOE.

CSS Farms expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.Tracking

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