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Crop Protection Technical Field Specialist

Kelly Services


Location:
Harrisburg, PA
Date:
04/19/2018
2018-04-192018-05-19
Job Code:
US51FPAG_BH1435165
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Job Title Crop Protection Technical Field Specialist

Jobid US51FPAG_BH1435165

Location: Harrisburg, PA, 17108, USA

Description **Crop Protection Technical Field Specialist**

Harrisburg, PA regional area (driving required)

**Responsibilities:**


+ This will include facilitating training meetings for applicators, growers, Pioneer sales agents as well as DuPont 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.
**Details:**


+ Contractor will support the Harrisburg PA 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.
+ The position will start at 40 hours/week, and as the program is successful, the hours will decrease to less each week. Position will be for 6-8 weeks, working an average of 20 hours per week.
**Qualifications:**


+ 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 Agriculture field are highly desired.
+ Looking for a candidate with a cotton background. Work with the Agricultural Division of Dow/Dupont and its local Crop Protection territory managers and Pioneer field personnel to provide product technical and stewardship training on DuPont Crop Protection s soybean products in association with the launch of Pioneer s dicamba tolerant soybeans.
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