Full Time Positions

 
 
Central Farmers is a smoke-free and drug-free workplace that offers a full benefits package to full-time employees. If you choose to submit a resume, we also require each applicant to complete an application (Click here to download and print the CFC application).
 
Completed applications and resumes may be sent to:

Central Farmers Cooperative

Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 357
Marion SD 57043
 
Or, dropped off at our main office at 44608 273rd St, Marion SD. Applicants are welcome to call regarding any questions about a position (605-648-3941).

We are currently taking applications for the following positions. Please check back often for new available openings. 

For all positions, extended hours will be expected in season (including nights and weekends). Job requirements include: High school diploma or comparable GED preferred, ability to work at elevated levels, in dusty and sometimes loud environments, ability to think quickly and follow directions, lift and/or move up to 50 lbs., read/write English and able to legally work in the US. Must be 18 years of age.

 

 

Grain Department Manager

Location: Marion, SD. Central Farmers Coop is looking for a Grain Department Manager. This position is responsible to direct, promote and coordinate the department in a manner that will optimize the cooperative's market share and savings, improve the cooperative's efficiency and help achieve the cooperative's mission and goals, and result in outstanding customer service.

Responsibilities include supervision, grain management, marketing, profitability and sales, reporting, purchasing, resale pricing, inventory, service, maintenance and other duties as assigned.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture and 5 years grain merchandising and/or grain management experience with proven record of progressive growth. Series III Commodity Brokers License and other appropriate licenses or certifications, or the ability to obtain these licenses is required. Must have knowledge of current grain prices and marketing practices in the region. Must be able to meet deadlines, achieve objectives, manage confidential information and work cooperatively in groups.

This is a full time, exempt, salaried position located at the main office in Marion, SD. This position will report directly to the C.E.O.

Sales Agronomist

Location: Irene, SD. The Sales Agronomist will work with area farmers to increase sales of crop inputs and crop protection products to growers in order to build customer base for company in designated area. You will be responsible for developing long-term relationships with identified growers, and expected to work face to face with customers on the farm. The successful candidate must be honest, outgoing, organized, and must have good communication skills, as well as, be able to build relationships with employees and growers. This company handles a wide variety of agronomic solutions including seed, crop protection, precision ag/application services and dry/liquid fertilizer Full time position.

 Mechanic—Salem Station

Location: Salem, SD. This position will perform routine maintenance and repair to company and customer vehicles and equipment. This position will ensure compliance with company operations policies as well as company established safety and health standards. Full time position.

Location Manager—Salem Grain

Location: Salem, SD. This position will oversee daily operations of the grain facilities. Will be responsible for grain origination at the location. This position will ensure compliance with company operations policies as well as company established safety and health standards. Must have Two years experience in the grain and agronomy industry. Two years experience with grain origination and supervisory experience, preferred. This is a full time, exempt position that reports directly to the COO.

Custom Applicator

Location: Marion, Salem, Irene, Dimock, Lyons, SD. Applicate customer fields as instructed in a timely manner while maintaining quality, customer satisfaction and obeying all traffic laws and limits. Assist in other areas of CFC operations as needed, depending on the season. Must be able to work at elevated levels in a dusty environment, lift up to 50lbs, think quickly and follow directions, pay strong attention to safety. Full Time Position.

Truck Driver

Location: Marion, Salem, Dimock, SD. Make delivers as instructed in a timely manner while maintaining quality, customer satisfaction and obeying all traffic laws & limits. Assist in other areas of CFC operations as needed, depending on the season. Must be able to work in a dusty environment, lift up to 50lbs, think quickly and follow directions, pay strong attention to safety. Full Time and Part Time Positions available.

Agronomy/Grain Production

Location: Marion, Salem, SD. This position will assist as needed in agronomy operations and assist customers in grain operation by unloading truck grain and other duties as assigned. Extended hours are required in season. Must be able to work at elevated levels in a dusty environment, lift up to 50lbs, think quickly and follow directions, pay strong attention to safety. Full Time Position.