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Operations Laborer/Custom Applicator -Monticello, IA

Innovative Ag Services

1 Positions

ID: 17921

Posted On 08/05/2022

Job Overview

Primary Objective:  To operate and maintain location equipment and facilities for the benefit of IAS and its member owners.  Also, to provide quality, efficient, and safe custom application and/or delivery of crop nutrients and protection products.

Major Accountabilities:

The following duties are typical for this job.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.

  • Report to assigned workplace at time specified; report late arrivals or absences to supervisor prior to start time
  • Maintain required licenses, physicals, etc. necessary to perform job requirements
  • Repairs and preventative maintenance on assigned equipment; documentation of work performed
  • Operation and maintenance of equipment and facilities
  • Backup custom application of crop nutrients and protection products
  • Submission of custom application paperwork timely and accurately
  • Assist with the distribution of farm supply products and grain when assigned
  • Notification of shop tools, inventories of supplies, or replacement parts needed
  • Maintain cleanliness of shop and warehouse areas in which you are working
  • Participate in safety and job-related training programs provided by the company
  • Follow company policies and procedures regarding safety and conduct
  • Create a positive, professional image to customers and community
  • Accept and carry out other assigned duties given by location manager
  • As a commitment to serving the customer, and to support ongoing business needs this position may be required on occasion to report to and work for another IAS location.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Mechanical aptitude including basic understanding of mechanical, hydraulics, and piping systems and knowledge of various machines and tools including their design, use, repair, and maintenance.
  • Displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently.
  • Ability to communicate information or ideas effectively in written or oral form.
  • Ability to organize, deal with change effectively, and work on multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Possess math skills when performing basic operations.

Physical Requirements/Environmental Adaptability: (See Attached detail)

  • Requires static strength to lift, push, pull, or carry objects with a minimum weight of 50 pounds. Also, flexibility to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.  Also, trunk strength and ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time.  Some tasks involve repetitive motion.
  • Agricultural Environment – Possible exposure to seasonal weather, outdoor conditions, and agriculture products.
  • Personal Protective Equipment may be required for some tasks.

Primary Contact


Carla Elliott

VP of HR,










Job Details




Monticello, IA

Job Type



Full Time


Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
PTO (Paid Time Off)
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement



High School/GED


1-2 Years

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About the Company

Innovative Ag Services Co. is a full-service farm cooperative, offering a complete line of supplies and services to meet all of your farm needs. We provide value-added products and services to more than 5,000 members in the grain, agronomy, feed and energy markets. Our 30+ locations are conveniently located throughout northeast and central Iowa, and southwestern Wisconsin.