CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Hefty Seed Company is a progressive, rapidly growing agriculture retailer that is hiring multiple positions. We offer employee benefits such as a competitive wage package, 401k, health, dental and other insurance, Flex Saving Account, and PTO. Apply today!

We are always open to taking applications for employment in a variety of areas. Click the button below to complete an online application or email your resume to application@heftyseed.com.

SALES AGRONOMIST

Positions available in Kimball, SD;  Groton, SD;  Roscoe, SD;  Sheldon, IA;  Winthrop, MN;  Great Falls, MT;  Hurdsfield, ND;  Valley City, ND

Hefty Seed Company is inviting ambitious and successful Sales Representatives to join our team in multiple locations. If you are interested in a fast-paced and exciting work environment with a wildly successful and rapidly expanding organization, we are the company for you.

Since 1969 we have grown our company from a small family business into one of the largest Ag retailers in the nation. We have maintained that same small family business culture as we value our employees and believe family is first.

Our Sales Agronomists are the highest paid in the industry. They also enjoy the best training program in agriculture today, an outstanding benefits package, no custom application, dry fertilizer or grain handling, and Sundays off.

Qualifications:

  • A positive attitude.
  • Experience in any type of ag-related sales is preferred, especially experience selling seed or crop protection products near a Hefty location.
  • A commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Farm background is preferred.
Job Type: Full-time

EXPERIENCED AGRONOMIST

Positions available in Baltic, SD and Aberdeen, SD

Hefty Seed Company is inviting Experienced Agronomists to join our teams in Baltic and Aberdeen, SD. If you are a high performer and want to join a team where you can excel, we are the company for you.

Since 1969 we have grown our company from a small family business into one of the largest Ag retailers in the nation. We have maintained that same small family business culture as we value our employees and believe family is first.

Our Sales Agronomists are the highest paid in the industry. They also enjoy the best training program in agriculture today, an outstanding benefits package, no custom application, dry fertilizer or grain handling, and Sundays off.

Qualifications:

  • A positive attitude.
  • Experience as an agronomist, especially experience selling seed or crop protection products is preferred.
  • A commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Farm background is preferred.
Job Type: Full-time

REGISTERED SEED TECHNOLOGIST (RST)

Position available in:  Baltic, SD

Job Details

  • Analyze corn and soybean seed samples for the following tests:
    Accelerated aging
    Warm and cold germinations
    Purity analysis
    Inert/foreign material
    Noxious weed identification
  • Compile and analyze data from seed testing and provide feedback to seed production team.
  • Work within the seed production team to audit quality concerns, identify quality issues and create processes for quality improvement
  • Audit current processes and make changes as needed on an annual basis. Create new processes, including the development of new methodologies for seed testing, as required to achieve the objectives of the lab.

Knowledge & Skills:

Detail and quality oriented. Ability to perform lab activities and manage time efficiently.

  • Strong communication and record-keeping skills required
  • Strong proficiency with MS Office, including Excel and Word preferred
  • Knowledge of lab procedures required
  • Ability to lead and complete process improvement projects as needed
  • Ability to monitor equipment and maintain standards within tolerance

Education Required:

  • Must be certified as RST

AGRONOMY INTERN

Positions available in: Huron, SD; Roscoe, SD; Kimball, SD; Aberdeen, SD; Hancock, MN; Marshall, MN; Olivia, MN; and Sheldon, IA

Hefty Seed Company is a progressive, rapidly growing agriculture retailer that is offering agronomy internships at some of our locations. We are looking for someone with the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment while practicing safety. The desired candidate will have a positive attitude, excellent follow through skills and great verbal and written communication.

Job Details

Job start date depends on your school year but no earlier than March 1. Job will run up to either August 1st or August 15th. You will have access to a company pickup to drive as needed during the work day. You will have evaluation meetings with the senior agronomist/supervisor at your store.
  • Hours (approximately 55 hours per week)
  • Monday – Friday 7am-5:30pm
  • Saturday 7am-noon +
  • Plus extra hours as needed

Duties will include:

  • Count inventory
  • Load/unload delivery trucks. Confirm receiving/transfer of products and quantities. Put away product promptly and keep stock organized.
  • Participate in agronomy trainings.
  • Assist with Ag PhD Field Day.
  • Answer phones and greet customers.
  • Put up field signs.
  • Assist with customer load-out.
    • Safely operate forklift and other equipment.
    • Confirm paperwork, products and quantities.
    • Protect customer vehicle from damage
  • Ride along to scout fields.
  • Take soil and tissue sampling after properly trained by Agronomist.
  • Perform housekeeping duties.
    • Provide upkeep and maintenance of interior and exterior condition of warehouse such as sweeping floors, mopping containment, washing walls, cleaning and painting containment, covering product with cardboard, etc.
    • Maintain appearance of office by cleaning and restock bathrooms, vacuuming carpeting, mopping floors, washing window and glass doors, and emptying trash.
    • Sweep concrete walks and shovel snow and remove ice buildup.
  • Wash and vacuum interior and exterior of site vehicles and complete vehicle log.
  • Maintain grounds by weeding, spraying, fertilizing and mowing.
  • Perform other duties as assigned relating to operation of the Hefty Seed Company site.

Interns and seasonal employees are not allowed to:

  • Make chemical or seed recommendations.
  • Pump bulk chemical.

SEASONAL INVENTORY ASSISTANT

Position available in: Baltic, SD

Hefty Seed Company is a progressive, rapidly growing agriculture retailer that is hiring a Seasonal Inventory Assistant in Baltic, SD. We are looking for someone with the ability to multi-task while paying great attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.

Primary responsibilities will be making sure inventory is 100% correct every day. Duties along with this include data entry of purchase orders, processing inventory paperwork, problem solving issues across multiple stores, running reports and operating data in Excel, sending and answering emails and phone calls, as well as assisting the inventory team with other tasks as they arise.

Qualifications:

  • Friendly and positive attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills

Job Details

Job start date depends on your school year but no earlier than March 1. Job will run up to either August 1st or August 15th.
  • Hours (approximately 55 hours per week)
  • Monday – Friday 7am-5:30pm
  • Saturday 7am-noon +
  • Plus extra hours as needed

SEASONAL WAREHOUSE WORKER

Positions available in: Baltic, SD; Centerville, SD; Watertown, SD; Huron, SD; Aberdeen, SD; Kimball, SD; Freeman, SD; Roscoe, SD; Sheldon, IA; Hancock, MN; Winthrop, MN; Marshall, MN; and Olivia, MN

Hefty Seed Company is a progressive, rapidly growing agriculture retailer that is hiring dependable Seasonal warehouse specialists. We are looking for someone with the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment while practicing safety. The desired candidate for this position will have a positive attitude, excellent follow through skills and great verbal and written communication. A farming background with previous equipment maintenance experience is helpful but not required.

Duties will include:

  • Ensuring all inventory is accurate daily
  • Ensuring customers have a great experience while accurately and efficiently loading them out
  • Preparing, receiving and checking in shipments
  • Keeping all warehouse space clean and organized
  • Assisting the inventory team as other duties arise

Job Details

Job start date depends on your school year but no earlier than March 1. Job will run up to either August 1st or August 15th.
  • Hours (approximately 55 hours per week)
  • Monday – Friday 7am-5:30pm
  • Saturday 7am-noon +
  • Plus extra hours as needed

WAREHOUSE MANAGER

Positions available in: Roscoe, SD and Huron, SD

Hefty Seed Company is a progressive, rapidly growing agriculture retailer that is hiring a dependable warehouse manager for our locations in Roscoe, SD and Huron, SD. We are looking for someone with the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment while practicing safety. The desired candidate for this position will have a positive attitude, excellent follow through skills and great verbal and written communication. Previous warehouse experience required.

Duties will include:

  • Performing daily inventory counts
  • Accurately and efficiently loading out customer orders
  • Preparing, receiving, and checking in shipments
  • Keeping all warehouse space clean and inventory organized
  • Assisting the inventory team as other duties arise
  • Other duties as assigned
Job Type: Full-Time with the ability to work 50+ hours per week. Hefty Seed Company offers competitive wages and a full benefits package.

WAREHOUSE WORKER

Positions available in: Freeman, SD; Gettysburg, SD; Marshall, MN; Hurdsfield, ND and Wilton, ND

Hefty Seed Company is a progressive, rapidly growing agriculture retailer that is hiring dependable warehouse workers at a variety of our locations.

We are looking for someone with the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment while practicing safety. The desired candidate for this position will have a positive attitude, excellent follow-through skills and great verbal and written communication.

Duties will include:

  • Performing daily inventory counts
  • Accurately and efficiently loading out customer orders
  • Preparing, receiving and checking in shipments
  • Keeping all warehouse space clean and inventory organized
  • Assisting the sales team as other duties arise
  • Other duties as assigned
Job Type: Full-time with the ability to work 50+ hours per week

WAREHOUSE/DELIVERY DRIVER

WAREHOUSE/
DELIVERY DRIVER

VALLEY CITY, ND

Hefty Seed Company is a progressive, rapidly growing agriculture retailer that is hiring a dependable warehouse worker and delivery driver for our location in Valley City, ND.  We are looking for someone with the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment while practicing safety. Commercial Drivers License with a HazMat Endorsement is required (or ability to acquire within 90 days) as well as a clean driving record.  The desired candidate for this position will have a positive attitude, excellent follow-through skills, and great verbal and written communication.  Agricultural background preferred but not required.

Qualifications:

  • Accurately and efficiently loading out customer orders
  • Safely delivering customer orders including seed and chemical
  • Preparing, receiving, and checking in shipments
  • Keeping all warehouse space clean and inventory organized
  • Assisting the inventory team as other duties arise
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Type: Full-time with the ability to work 50+ hours per week. Year-round or seasonal option. 

PART-TIME TRUCK DRIVER

WAREHOUSE/
DELIVERY DRIVER

HURON, SD

Hefty Seed Company is a progressive, rapidly growing agriculture retailer that is hiring a dependable part-time truck driver for our Huron, SD location. The desired candidate for this position will have a positive attitude, excellent follow through skills and great verbal and written communication. Must have CDL and proper endorsements.

Job Type: Part-time with the ability to work additional hours during the busy spring season.

OFFICE COORDINATOR

Position available in: Gettysburg, SD and Winthrop, MN

Hefty Seed Company is a progressive, rapidly growing agriculture retailer that is hiring an Office Coordinator for our Gettysburg, SD location.

We are looking for someone who is comfortable dealing with people and able to carry out administrative duties with accuracy and speed. An excellent Office Coordinator is an organized and competent individual with excellent communication skills.

The Office Coordinator will assist our Sales team with making deposits, entering customer sales transactions, answering phones, general customer service, keeping the office clean, and other computer and office tasks.

This is a full-time position with competitive pay and a full benefits package.

SALES AGRONOMIST

HAWLEY, MN

Hefty Seed Company is inviting an ambitious and successful Agronomist to join our team in Hawley, MN. If you are interested in a fast-paced and exciting work environment with a wildly successful and rapidly expanding organization, we are the company for you.

Since 1969 we have grown our company from a small family business into one of the largest Ag retailers in the nation. We have maintained that same small family business culture as we value our employees and believe family is first.

Our sales agronomists are the highest paid in the industry. They also enjoy the best training program in agriculture today, an outstanding benefits package, no custom application, dry fertilizer or grain handling, and Sundays off.

Qualifications:

  • A positive attitude.
  • Experience in any type of ag-related sales is preferred, especially experience selling seed or crop protection products near a Hefty location.
  • A commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Farm background is preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Click the button below to complete an online application or email your resume and references to aaron.yaggie@heftyseed.com.

SALES AGRONOMIST

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN

Hefty Seed Company is inviting an ambitious and successful Agronomist to join our team in Thief River Falls, MN. If you are interested in a fast-paced and exciting work environment with a wildly successful and rapidly expanding organization, we are the company for you.

Since 1969 we have grown our company from a small family business into one of the largest Ag retailers in the nation. We have maintained that same small family business culture as we value our employees and believe family is first.

Our sales agronomists are the highest paid in the industry. They also enjoy the best training program in agriculture today, an outstanding benefits package, no custom application, dry fertilizer or grain handling, and Sundays off.

Qualifications:

  • A positive attitude.
  • Experience in any type of ag-related sales is preferred, especially experience selling seed or crop protection products near a Hefty location.
  • A commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Farm background is preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Click the button below to complete an online application or email your resume and references to aaron.yaggie@heftyseed.com.

SALES AGRONOMIST

GEORGETOWN, IL

Hefty Seed Company is inviting an ambitious and successful  Sales Agronomist to join our team in Georgetown, IL. If you are interested in a fast-paced and exciting work environment with a wildly successful and rapidly expanding organization, we are the company for you.

Since 1969 we have grown our company from a small family business into one of the largest Ag retailers in the nation. We have maintained that same small family business culture as we value our employees and believe family is first.

Our sales agronomists are the highest paid in the industry. They also enjoy the best training program in agriculture today, an outstanding benefits package, no custom application, dry fertilizer or grain handling, and Sundays off.

Qualifications:

  • A positive attitude.
  • Experience in any type of ag-related sales is preferred, especially experience selling seed or crop protection products near a Hefty location.
  • A commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Farm background is preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Click the button below to complete an online application or email your resume and references to mark.winland@heftyseed.com.