Career Opportunities

Deerfield Ag Services is a family owned, full-service agricultural services provider with one agronomy and four grain locations located throughout Northeastern Ohio, and we’re looking for the cream of the crop to join our rapidly growing team.

Deerfield employees are hardworking, reliable, and have an exceptional attention to detail, no matter what division they’re working in. If you think you fit the bill, take a look at the open positions we have available now.

As we continue to grow, we will be adding open positions on this page as needed. Be sure to check back often if you don’t see what you’re looking for, and follow us on Facebook , as we will occasionally announce new openings there.

Current Job Listings

Custom Applicator - Apply Here

This position is responsible for operating application equipment to apply crop protection products and fertilizer based upon supplied specifications.

Job Description

The following duties and responsibilities reflect the essential functions of the position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Liquid/Dry Machine

  • Operate spray rig to custom apply various crop protection products and fertilizer
  • Maintain effective communication with nurse truck driver
  • Prepare custom application reports and submit for customer invoicing
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on spray rig ensuring that it operates smoothly and that the physical condition does not deteriorate
  • Know and understand crop protection products, fertilizer and their applications, including safe handling techniques
  • Scout fields during application and report pertinent information related to field condition to Agronomist

 

Equipment Repair & Maintenance

  • Perform routine maintenance on all equipment and vehicles, including: oil changes, cleaning both inside and out, fluid checks, etc.
  • Inspect equipment and vehicles in order to diagnose defects
  • Repair and test as required to keep in good operating condition
  • Requisition necessary materials and supplies, such as tools, equipment and replacement parts following company policy and guidelines

 

Agronomic/Other Duties

  • Assist in the agronomy warehouse as needed
  • Collect soil samples and prepare recommendations based upon results
  • Carry out seed, fertilizer and crop protection products deliveries
  • Use safety precautions at all times
  • Complete paperwork in a timely, accurate and legible fashion
  • Represent Deerfield Ag Services in a professional manner
  • Attend various training seminars to remain current on new products, technologies and concepts
  • Operators will also be expected to work in other areas at times of the year, make deliveries or drive nurse trucks for other applicators

 

The following qualifications and requirements reflect the ideal candidate

Experience and Skills:

  • Natural mechanical ability
  • Mathematical capability, including measurements and volume/metric conversions
  • Ability to read and understand maps, directions, and product guides
  • Basic computer skills
  • Written and Verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of motor vehicle operation and DOT regulation
  • Knowledge of equipment and tools
  • Adaptable and flexible, patient; safety conscious
  • Customer-oriented
  • CDL Class A License with Tanker endorsement-Preferred
  • Custom Applicator License-Preferred

Hours:
Monday-Friday 8-12 hour days, Saturdays and Sundays required during peak seasons Apr-June and Sept – Oct

Maintenance / Grain Handler - Apply Here

Responsible for proper loading, unloading, conditioning, blending and storage of grain.

Job Description

Maintenance / Grain Handler
Location: Deerfield, OH

Our team of Grain Handlers load and unload grain, as well as, operate conveyors, grain dryers and augers.

Must be 18 years or older.

Job Purpose: Proper handling, loading, unloading, conditioning, blending and storage of inbound and outbound grain. Maintaining all equipment and working with customers on placing target orders.

The following duties and responsibilities reflect the essential functions of the position.

Duties and Responsibilities:
-Loading & Unloading Trucks
-Weighing, sampling and accurately grade incoming & outgoing loads
-Directing trucks to the appropriate bin for dumping/loading. Entering information into computer following all related SOPs
-Maintain communication with truck drivers and grain-scale ticket operators
-Maintain physical condition of grain
-Operate grain dryer as needed
-Maintain communication with office personnel

General Maintenance and Repair of Grain Facility:
-Perform maintenance and repair all equipment and assist with repair and new projects
-Perform regular clean-up of pits, bins, facility grounds, sweeping and weed control/assist with rodent control
-Perform preventative maintenance on a weekly, monthly and annual schedule

Miscellaneous Support:
-Assist with the completion of inventory and spot checks
-Help the lead grain handler/grain operations manager as needed or upon request
-Operate sweep auger to completely empty grain bin
-Perform the bin checklist annually or each time the bin is emptied
-Provide assistance to other departments as needed or assigned
-Provide great customer service to customers

Experience and Skills:
-Basic computer skills
-Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships
-Good verbal communication skills
-Customer service oriented, self-motivated
-Calm personality that works well under pressure
-Mechanical ability
-Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
-Mathematics
-Vision requirements: ability to see at close and distant ranges and to see color
-Good sense of smell to identify moldy or sour grain
-Working knowledge of bin capacities and facility layout
-Understanding of hand/power tools; basic understanding of electrical components
-General Knowledge of corn, soybeans and wheat production

Hours: Depends on job type, but generally day shift, some evenings, Saturdays and Sunday required in July and September-December. Work beyond scheduled hours is required during peak season.

Job Type: Full-time

CDL Truck Driver - Apply Here

Drive semi-truck with trailer, flat-bed with tanks, bulk tender dry fertilizer to transport grain, seed, chemicals, equipment or other materials to specified destinations, while providing great service to our customers.

 

 

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“Agriculture is the most healthful, most useful and most noble emloyment of man.”
– George Washington

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