Precision Ag and Conservation Specialist
Application Deadline: July 26, 2019
Anticipated Start Date: August 2019
Overview: Pheasants Forever is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and team-oriented individual with a passion for conservation, agriculture, technology and economics. The employee will work in a joint capacity with Pheasants Forever and other key partners as a key member of the Precision Ag Business Planning Initiative in Iowa. This Initiative offers a unique opportunity to work directly with farmers, advisors, consultants retail ag and partners to analyze operation based on economic performance and looking at alternative practices that increase conservation opportunity and in-field profitability. The employee will process and analyze relevant on-farm data to provide Return on Investment (ROI) planning analytics to farmers using a precision agriculture business planning platform. Employee will also develop economic scenarios for conservation, working lands and other best management practices on acres that will result in increased profitability. Employee will provide clients and colleagues with one-on-one technical software support and training to integrate economic analysis tools, precision ag platforms and decision-making processes. The preferred location for the employee is a USDA Service Center office in central Iowa but the exact location is negotiable.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Education and Experience Guideline: Applicants for this position should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Precision Agriculture, Agronomy, Ag Systems Technology, Ag Business, or a Natural Resources field. Candidates with an Associate degree and/or 5+ years of relevant industry experience will be considered. Direct experience working on a farm operation is strongly preferred. A passion for the agriculture, outdoors, conservation, wildlife and working directly with farmers and other ag and conservation professionals is highly beneficial.
Starting Salary: Compensation commensurate with experience + Health Benefits and Retirement Package.
ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Please combine your cover letter, resume and 3 references into a single Word document or PDF file before uploading to the Recruitment website. If you have questions about this position, contact: Jamie Cook, 859.779.0222
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Pheasants Forever is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled.
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