Preference Personnel

Field Research Technician

Posted January 17, 2022Consultant: Todd Obbink
  • Industrial Position
  • Located in Fargo/Moorhead
  • Full Time Position

Preference Employment Solutions is currently seeking a Field Research Technician for a local company. If you have experience in Agronomy, have a positive attitude, and are looking to join and contribute to a great team, apply today!

Compensation:  DOE
Type/Schedule: Full Time, 40+ hours/week

Position Overview:

  • Assist with seed counting efforts and order supplies as needed.
  • Help with calibrating all equipment, including planter, sprayer, scales, and combine.
  • Load, transport, and unload equipment.
  • Plant/Harvest plots in a timely manner.
  • Label testing blocks according to test.
  • Take notes including emergence, stand, flowering, height, and maturity.
  • Spray/Hand weed as needed.
  • Provide plot maintenance to include tillage, weeding, etc.
  • Provide basic maintenance on planter, sprayer, combine, tractor.

Characteristics of a Successful Candidate:

  • 2-year degree in Agronomy / Crop Production or equivalent experience required
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Farm equipment experience, including tractor and combine preferred
  • Must be able to lift 50+ pounds
  • Must have general knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • CDL license and forklift experience preferred
  • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team

How to Apply:

Please contact Todd Obbink by emailing your resume to

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