CAREERS

Dedicated employees are the backbone of our company!

When we have any employment opportunities available, we will list them below.

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Custom Applicators

CDL Class A Driver

Agronomy/Grain General Labor

Central Ohio Farmers Co-op, Inc. (COFC) is dedicated to providing our members with quality products and services. We have strong relationships with our customers which help us provide the right products at the right times to fit their individual needs! COFC is your resource for better products and services all year long with Fuel, Grain, Agronomy, Oils & Lubricants and Feeds.

We are currently seeking qualified applicants for our New Bloomington facility who possess a great attitude and are eager to work in the agriculture industry.  Ideal candidates will be energetic, friendly, have strong customer service skills and an exceptional work ethic. These positions will be cross-trained to work in both agronomy and grain.  Candidates must have a valid Ohio Driver License with a clean driving record and willing to obtain a Commercial Driver License -class A with required endorsements and DOT physical.  An agricultural background is preferred, but not required.

Resumes and/or applications can be mailed to:  Central Ohio Farmers Co-op, Inc. 751 E Farming Street  Marion, OH  43302 ATTN:  Human Resources or emailed to humanresources@centralohfarm.com   Applications are available online at centralohfarm.com

 

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Custom Applicator

Central Ohio Farmers Co-op Inc. is seeking team members who desire to work with great mentors and coaches to develop the skills needed for a successful career.

To be successful as a Custom Applicator, the candidate should enjoy working both independently and in a team environment, be a self-starter, possess independent-thinking skills and have strong basic math skills.

It is imperative that the successful candidate display a positive attitude that promotes teamwork and a favorable image of the cooperative. Employees are required to work occasional weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES & FUNCTIONS

  • Communicate with Agronomist or location manager concerning daily activities
  • Apply dry and liquid fertilizer, chemicals and lime to customer's fields
  • Assist in housekeeping and maintenance of facility grounds
  • Assist with outbound and inbound agronomy products
  • Understand and follow all safety guidelines
  • Maintain & record maintenance of all equipment
  • Record daily application logs.
  • Assist with measure and counting of inventory of dry and liquid fertilizers, NH3, lime, and chemicals.
  • Operate all equipment & vehicles according to COFC policy and procedure along with all local, state, and federal laws.
  • Provide courteous customer service.

REQUIREMENTS

EXPERIENCE: Farming background or prior agriculture related employment required.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures using basic math skills

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Commercial pesticide applicators license with 2A and 2C endorsements or able to obtain one.

Must have an acceptable motor vehicle record. This position requires the safe operation of a motor vehicle to perform the essential functions of the job. The employee must meet the qualifications set forth in COFC’s motor vehicle safety policy. Failure to meet these qualifications could result in removal from this position.

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Fuel Delivery Driver

Central Ohio Farmers Co-op, Inc. (COFC) is dedicated to providing our members with quality products and services. We have strong relationships with our customers which help us provide the right products at the right times to fit their individual needs! COFC is your resource for better products and services all year long with Fuel, Grain, Agronomy, Oils & Lubricants and Feeds.

Due to a pending retirement of an employee with over 40 years of service with COFC, we are currently seeking a Fuel Delivery Driver. 

The primary function of the Fuel Delivery Driver is to safely deliver refined fuels to customers as well as fuel oil to residential customers. Qualified individuals will possess:

  • Current Commercial Driver License with no restrictions
  • Class B Certification
  • Tanker Endorsement
  • Hazmat Endorsement
  • Current medical card with no less than one-year expiration going forward
  • Air Brakes Endorsement

Additional required qualifications:

  • High level of professionalism and customer service thinking
  • Flexibility with hours and overtime
  • Willingness to learn and follow all company policies and rules
  • Positive attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Work well individually and as a team
  • Willingness and ability to drive and work outside in all weather
  • Follow ALL safety rules

Compliance with all OSHA, EPA, DOT and Company policies, procedures and practices is expected.  Must be drug free and agree to follow all drug and alcohol policies which include participation in pre-employment, random and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing.

All interested candidates may send a resume or application to hferrell@centralohfarm.com

Click here to download an Employment Application. No phone calls please.

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Agriculture Internship

Are you currently seeking an internship in the Agriculture industry?  Look no further!  Central Ohio Farmers Co-op, Inc. is seeking Interns who are interested in working with dedicated mentors to help them discover their career path.  Opportunities are in both Grain and Agronomy and are adaptable to the area of interest.  While working with our Team, you will be coached by experts in the industry who are passionate and committed to providing outstanding customer service.

Applicants may forward resume  and cover letter highlighting the type of internship you are interested in to hferrell@centralohfarm.com

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General Labor

Central Ohio Farmers Co-op Inc. is a member owned cooperative, dedicated to providing our customers quality products and services.  We currently have several openings in our Marion Grain facility and new soybean processing plant.  These positions will require employees to be cross-trained for both facilities.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist all areas of the unloading, loading and transferring of grain and grain products which may include but not be limited to truck and rail operations
  • Develop a knowledge of the product you are dealing with and its hazardous properties
  • Must be aware of and follow all applicable safety and environmental regulations with respect to the product you are handling
  • Understand the proper operation of conveyance equipment that is utilized in the shipping, receiving and transferring of grain and grain products and the associated safety systems of that equipment
  • Perform maintenance work and follow preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Visually monitors grain and grain products for irregularities and takes proper action when discovered
  • Removes choke-ups, cleans spills and follows proper safety policies while doing such
  • Properly and accurately record all applicable documentation
  • Clean and prepare storage facilities including but not limited to grain bins and flat storage
  • Follow established policies and procedures, along with proper communication, when operating grain handling equipment
  • Learn the gauging and reporting of product levels in grain storage, trucks and railcars if applicable
  • Perform all duties in a safe and environmentally compliant manner
  • Monitors grain handling equipment conditions on a routine frequency (daily equipment checks)
  • Collect proper grain and grain product samples for testing when needed.
  • Understand how to safely shutdown and isolate equipment for maintenance using Lock Out Tag Out procedures
  • Keep current and maintain all training requirements for the position
  • Assist in all other grain handling functions including but not limited to grain receiving and shipping via truck and rail.
  • Provide excellent customer service, treating all customers in a friendly and courteous manner.
  • Use sound judgment and abilities to support the best interests of the company in all situations
  • Perform other related duties as needed or assigned

 

At a MINIMUM, qualified candidates will need to meet the following Position Requirements to be considered for an interview:

  • Positive attitude
  • Medium to high level of mechanical ability
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Comfortable with heights
  • Comfortable working on a catwalk
  • Comfortable working with moving surfaces
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Adaptable, dependable, self-starter
  • Housekeeping – sweeping, shoveling, etc.
  • Follow all safety rules including LOTO (lock-out-tag-out)
  • Must wear proper PPE (safety glasses, hard hat, ear plugs and steel-toe boots covering ankle)
  • Work well independently and as a team
  • Must be able to work overtime, weekends and holidays to meet business needs

It is imperative that all employees maintain a positive attitude that promotes teamwork and fosters a favorable image of the cooperative.

Applicants may forward resume to:  hferrell@centralohfarm.com

Click here to download an Employment Application. No phone calls please.