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Farmtown Sales Associate - Sunrise FS - Virginia, IL


Sunrise FS is headquartered in Virginia, Illinois with branches in Mason and Cass counties. Sunrise FS has about 200 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 2,500 customers. The cooperative does business in agronomy, energy, grain, tires, irrigation, and retail. Sunrise FS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.




Under the direction of the Farmtown Manager, assists in the direct operations of the Farmtown store to ensure customer satisfaction. 





May assist in the store and warehouse by carrying out customer purchases, which may include rock, mulch, or nursery stock.


May assist with operation of the store cash register.


May water and organize nursery stock, clean up and refill display items, and rotate and restock all items in the store, fuel station area, and nursery area.    


Perform necessary housekeeping duties which may include sweeping, mopping, emptying of trash, cleaning of bathrooms, cleaning the coffee/popcorn areas, in order to maintain a clean and safe work area. 


May be required to fill propane tanks and kerosene containers when necessary. 





Attend company and department meetings and training programs.


Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.


Performs all other duties as assigned.





Normally requires a high school degree, or the equivalent thereof.     


Must be able to learn to safely operate a forklift. 


Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.


Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.


Must work well in a team environment and with our patrons. 


Frequently  exposed or required to:

  • Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)
  • Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures
  • Lift 21-50 lbs


Ability to work hours other than those considered normal to meet seasonal demands, including weekend hours. 


Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position. 



We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

Full time
Virginia, IL 62691, US