Wilbur Ellis Company Intern | Ag Operations, Full-time, Seasonal (Salem, SD) in Salem, South Dakota

Are you a college student majoring in Agriculture, Plant Science, Horticulture, or other related fields? Do you have knowledge and/or experience with Ag operations? Do you possess excellent leadership, multi-tasking, and communication skills? Can you work overtime as necessary? If you said yes to these questions, and you have good interpersonal skills, wed like to hear from you!For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services. Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!General Purpose and Scope of PositionWilbur-Ellis is seeking an Agriculture Intern to be responsible for supporting operational needs at our Salem, SD location.Key Skills and Abilities Include:College student majoring in Agriculture, Plant Science, Horticulture, or related field is preferredKnowledge and/or experience with agricultural operations (preferred)Intermediate level proficiency with standard software including MS Office SuiteAbility to safely operate a company machinery within state laws and company policies and guidelinesRequires excellent interpersonal skills between both customers and fellow employeesAbility to repetitively bend, kneel and walk long distances while working in a non-climate controlled environment and outside in inclement weatherDependability/reliability. Occasionally may need to work Saturdays.Good interpersonal skillsWillingness and desire to work overtime hours during busy seasonsSpecific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:Run application equipmentDrive and unload trucksEnter delivery ticketsMix dry fertilizerComplete the tasks and activities outlined by the Branch Manager and/or Mentor for the intern to include supporting branch operations and local customers including field scoutingConform to the normal working hours of the Wilbur-Ellis location, including overtime when requestedSupport the employer, keep the employer's business confidential, and work for the employer's best interestComply with company safety standards and participate in inspections and safety training meetingsDOT and facility compliance a mustSubmit a final project, PowerPoint presentation of the internshipLearning Outcomes: Basic agronomy knowledgeOperational process and activityCompensation and Benefits:Competitive hourly wage commensurate with experience and other factorsCOMPANY CULTUREWilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employerWilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.Wilbur-Ellis is for and about peopleWilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over ninety-three years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and a dedication to quality work, our customers and each other.Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industrys best workforceWilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals wh