Farmers Cooperative
  • Milford, NE, USA
  • Full Time

Full Time Benefits

Job Title:         Tender Truck Driver


Farmers Cooperative is a full service cooperative with products and services offered in energy, grain, feed, agronomy, and tire departments. We are an aggressive company always looking towards the future and trying to bring more opportunities, markets, and abilities to our local producers. There are 60 locations serving southeast Nebraska and northeast Kansas with our main office located in Dorchester, NE.

A Day in the Life:

As one of our Tender Truck Drivers, your main responsibility is tendering fertilizer and chemicals for custom applicators. You are an integral part of our company and you will be expected to deliver dry and liquid fertilizer safely and efficiently to local farms. You will also be expected to perform maintenance and upkeep on your vehicles and equipment. You will be expected to have basic knowledge of all chemicals and their abilities as well as soil fertility and recommendations, and load and unload fertilizer, chemicals, and NH3. You will be expected to help with the maintenance and cleaning of location facilities to meet company standards. You must adhere to all company and government safety policies and regulations. During peak seasons, you will be expected to help load and unload grain at our grain facilities when needed. You will be expected to work hard and you will have to work more hours during busy seasons. This is a skilled position requiring a dedicated individual who pays attention to details and takes pride in their work.


The Cooperative operates under the "all hands-on deck" philosophy when it comes to getting things done.  Therefore, employees are required to perform all other duties as directed by the supervisor.


What You'll Need to Do This Job:

A high school diploma and/or equivalent.

Class B CDL with a hazmat

Farming or agriculture background/knowledge



Positive attitude

Ability to follow the rules and procedures

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Must feel comfortable working around chemicals and fertilizers

Must know how to run a skid loader, pay loader and tender trucks

The ability to think clearly and problem solve

The desire to be involved in agriculture and work for a cooperative

This positions requires you to lift 50 pounds regularly and occasionally lift up to 100 pounds

Must be able to work outdoors in all kinds of weather since you will be outside the majority of the time; you may be exposed to extreme hot and cold temperatures

Must be extremely flexible with your schedule as more hours will be expected during busy seasons




This Job Description indicates the general nature and level of work expected.   It is not designed to cover every activity, duty or responsibility required of the employee.   This job description in no way alters "employment-at-will" and is not a guarantee of employment now or in the future.

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