Who We Hire

Our people are behind the success at River Valley

We each play a role to provide goods and services to our member owners.  Here are some basic snapshots of daily activities of our teams.

  • Sales Advisors: Retail agronomy sales direct to the growers. These roles will be in charge of selling seed, crop protection products, crop nutrients, precision ag products and services in a well-established cooperative setting. Providing great customer service, having a professional work ethic and building good working relationships with the growers.
  • Drivers: Operate the assigned trucks and equipment to efficiently and accurately deliver products and services for the Cooperative’s patrons while following all DOT, state, federal, and company policies.
  • Operations Team Members: Load chemical and fertilizer products, perform minor maintenance on vehicles and equipment, perform scheduled spraying of product from customer’s orders.
  • Grain Elevator Operators: Responsible for elevator operation with grain handling duties in the elevator; perform cleaning and maintenance duties in the elevator, in buildings, and on the grounds; dump and load grain trucks.
  • Feed Mill Operators: Includes assisting and/or individually completing the receiving of feed ingredients, manufacture of feed, loading/unloading, required documentation and log keeping, maintenance of the facilities, equipment and products assigned.
  • Office Support: Accountable for maintaining company records and account detail specific , provide accounting assistance to facility staff and service customers.
  • Mechanics: Diagnose operation system problems in vehicles, perform mechanical duties on River Valley vehicles and machinery ensure that high safety standards are met and maintained.

OUR VALUES

We look to hire employees who demonstrate our core values to live the brand of River Valley.  These values represent our culture and who we are.

Customer Success - We believe our customers’ success is key to our success. We will continue to build long-term partnerships with each of our customers that support their individual needs. We will provide our customers with personalized cutting edge information and technology.

Employee Focused - We believe our employees are our most valuable asset. We will continue to educate and develop our employees, enabling them to provide value to our customers.

Integrity - We will provide our customers with personalized products, services, and innovative technology with integrity and fairness.

Strong and Stable - We will continue to be a strong, financially stable organization, growing and providing a return to owners by operating safe, well-maintained assets.

Supporting our Communities - We believe in supporting the communities in which we serve. We encourage our employees and members to volunteer their time to enhance their local communities. We will provide individual and financial support for youth and community projects.

Our Mission Statement

River Valley Cooperative is dedicated to delivering personalized services and expert solutions that enhance and ensure the long-term viability of our customer-owners, employees and communities.