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Agriculture Stewardship Associate- Topeka KS

Kelly Services


Location:
Topeka, KS
Date:
04/19/2018
2018-04-192018-05-19
Job Code:
US51FPAL_BH1421849
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Job Title Agriculture Stewardship Associate- Topeka KS

Jobid US51FPAL_BH1421849

Location: Topeka, KS, 66612, USA

Description Agriculture Stewardship Associate- supporting Topeka, KS 66608

Requisition 14841

Products: Cotton, Soybeans, Crops

Special Project Qualifications:

Position requires advanced knowledge acquired by prolonged course of formal training, formal certification or formal degree. Performs assignments involving the identification, assessment and development of new scientific concepts and/or technologies to provide solutions to identified problems. Incumbents are fully qualified scientific, technical, or information personnel capable of managing scientific, technical, or information projects, coordinating with other professionals and support personnel to accomplish objectives. Defines approach to scientific, technical, or information problems, develops hypotheses. The position will start at 40 hours/week, and as the program is successful, the hours will decrease to less each week. This position will provide a guaranteed 10 hours a week for four 4 weeks; a position minimum of 40 total hours

Responsibilities: Contractor will support the Topeka, KS geographic location, but will be travelling, therefore they must have their own car and a valid driver s license, and therefore a DMV check will be required. Position will be for 6-8 weeks, 20 hours per week. Bachelor s Degree, or 5+ years equivalent professional field experience is necessary. Equivalent experience would be working in the agricultural arena - consulting/advising; making recommendations; supervising field operations; communicating recommendations; strong written and verbal skills. Candidates who grew up on a farm, or have experience working in the Ag field are highly desired. Looking for a candidate with a **cotton** background.

Work with the Agricultural Division and its local Crop Protection territory managers and field personnel to provide product technical and stewardship training on Crop Protection s soybean products in association with the launch of dicamba tolerant soybeans. This will include facilitating training meetings for applicators, growers, Pioneer sales agents as well as Crop Protection retailers and customers on the Application Requirements and Stewardship for the use of certain herbicides by growers in 2018.

The Regional Stewardship Specialists will work closely with their local Herbicide Field Specialist to plan schedule and conduct the training meetings. The training meetings will take place up to and include the herbicide application season. After training meetings are completed for the year, the Regional Stewardship Specialists will assist the Crop Protection and Pioneer field teams with customer support, service calls and customer inquiries that may be received as the growing season progresses. Knowledge of crop production systems, especially soybeans is valuable to the position. Prior experience in an agricultural field, with competencies surrounding customer relations; input management and applications; adult teaching; and record keeping are highly desirable. This position will require strong communication skills; an ability to work independently; daily travel with potential overnight stays and moderate walking.

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**


With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevantprojects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to helpadvance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the worlda better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connectwith us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.



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