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Effingham Equity has seasonal CDL and non-CDL job opportunities available at all of our crop production facilities throughout the spring and summer months. Job responsibilities for the CDL positions will include transporting products from our facilities to our customer's fields. Our fleet of trucks are very well maintained and drivers generally operate within a 35 mile radius of the branch. This is a great opportunity for men and women that are semi-retired and have driving experience. The responsibilities for the non CDL positions include working outside mixing fertilizers, loading trucks, sorting seed and operating specialized equipment. While the busy farming season often requires extended hours we are willing to work with you to accommodate your schedule. For more information about these positions please contact the one of the Branch Managers at the locations listed below.

Stewardson: Beau Morris, (217) 682-3366, email: bmorris@effinghamequity.com
Altamont: George Soltwedel, (618) 483-6325, email: gsoltwedel@effinghamequity.com
Farina: Jim Schulze, (618) 245-6571, email: jschulze@effinghamequity.com
Alma: Mark Murray, (618) 547-3222, email: mmurray@effinghamequity.com
West Liberty: Mark Blank, (618) 783-8467, email: mblank@effinghamequity.com
Marshall: George Dallmier, (217) 826-6331, email: gdallmier@effinghamequity.com
Galton/Lovington: Greg Taylor, (217) 268-5124, email: gtaylor@effinghamequity.com
Robinson: Randy Meese, (618) 586-5451, email: rmeese@effinghamequity.com
Montrose: Kevin Schumacher, (217) 924-4181, email: kschumacher@effinghamequity.com
Dieterich: Ron Hartke, (217) 925-5269, email: rhartke@effinghamequity.com
Pana: Craig Bauman, (217) 562-5011, email: cbauman@effinghamequity.com

Service Crops - Energy Delivery & Sales Full Time Lovington - Contact Eddie Cavanah at (217-543-3467)
Service Crops - Feed Delivery - 2nd shift Full Time Effingham - Contact Tim Schumacher at (888-675-2683)

Job Title: Energy Delivery & Sales
Contact Eddie Cavanah at (217-543-3467)
To download employment application click HERE

Location: Lovington

Reports to: Location Energy Supervisor

Salary: $14 - $19/hour 

Required Education and Experience: High School Diploma or GED. Agriculture knowledge and a basic understanding of refined fuels and propane preferred.

Job Requirements:
•  Ability to read, analyze and interpret common data.
•  Obtain and maintain a CDL and necessary endorsements
•  Demonstrates ability to interact effectively with management and customers.

Essential Functions:

1. Sells and delivers all petroleum products (Refined Fuels, Propane, Grease & Oil)

(A)  Develop and maintain routing system for efficient delivery to customers.
(B)  Call on prospective customers
(C)  Keep current on customers usages and needs
(D)  Make collections as necessary

2. Responsible for the daily maintenance of assigned vehicles
3. Keep supervisor informed on sales activity
4. Perform maintenance and installation on tanks and pumps
5. Perform or assist with gas safety checks, maintenance and installation of propane tanks and systems.
6. Attend continuing education courses to maintain a quality level of knowledge for the products and regulations involved.
7. Other duties as assigned

Work Environment: The nature of the business requires extended hours. While performing the duties of the job, the employee regularly works outside near moving mechanical equipment and is exposed to fuel vapors. The noise level can be above normal at times.

Physical Demands: The physical demands include lifting objects up to 50 pounds and climbing stairs and ladders.

Travel: The employee may be required to travel to other facilities in The Effingham Equity trade area.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities my change at anytime with or without notice.

APPLICATION DUE DATE: All resumes need to be received by June 17th, 2015.

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Job Title : Feed Delivery - 2nd shift
Contact Tim Schumacher at (888-675-2683)
To download employment application click HERE

Location: Effingham Reports To : Feed Dispatcher

Base Pay Range : $12.00 TO $17.00/ Hour ( Incentives per established scale) 

Education/Experience Requirements :

Ag Background helpful. Must be able to read and understand computer tickets. Must have a good driving record and have or be able to obtain an Illinois commercial driver's license (CDL) with a Class A license.

Job Requirements :

Communication Skills : Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers. Ability to make effective verbal presentations to management.

Other skills : Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid CDL license. The ability to gain a thorough working knowledge of the feed mill automation software, and company software and computer system.

Working Conditions : While performing the duties of the job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical equipment and in outside weather conditions. Exposure to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. Occasionally works in high precarious places and in exposed weather elements. Noise level in work environment is usually loud. Physical demands include regular use of hand to finger, handle or feel objects, and talk and hear. Frequently lifting objects up to 50 pounds. Nature of business require extended hours. Follow all established personnel, safety policies/procedures.

Job Responsibilities for Feed Manufacturing:

•  Load trucks.
•  Assist in manufacturing feed.
•  Follow standard operating procedures as per GMP's.
•  Assist in maintenance as directed by Feed Mill Superintendent.
•  Follow all HACCP guidelines.
•  Other duties as assigned. 

Job Responsibilities for Feed Delivery:

1. Operates truck fleet as directed.
2. Make sure all paper work is completed daily as needed.
3. Responsible for the daily maintenance of the truck.
4. Helps customers in a prompt, efficient, and courteous manner.
5. After checking with dispatcher, helps in feed mill.
6. Housekeeping according to schedule.
7. Follow all HACCP guidelines.
8. Other duties as assigned.

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