Full Time Elevator Operator- Kinsley, KS

Elevator Operator


Kinsley, KS

Skyland Grain, LLC is looking for energetic, dependable and hard-working persons to fill a full-time Grain Elevator Operations/General Laborer position based out of our Kinsley, KS location. This is an awesome opportunity to join a reputable company.

This position is responsible for the general elevator operations with respect to receiving, storing, and shipping of grain at the grain elevator and other company grain storage facilities.


  • Dumps grain and loads trucks, clean up grain spills;
  • Inspects grain for insects, moisture, and foreign material while unloading grain trucks;
  • Reads temperature cables on control panel to ascertain grain temperatures at various levels in storage tanks in a timely manner;
  • Starts conveyors, selects flow pipes, sets trippers, and selects storage tanks to convey grain into storage;
  • Performs routine maintenance and repair on all elevator equipment;
  • Assists with inventory controls as directed;
  • Responsible for cleaning and maintenance of vehicles and equipment as qualified and report issues;
  • Assists Fertilizer department as needed;
  • Responsible for maintaining clean facilities, and complying with all state and federal regulations pertaining to a safe workplace, housekeeping, and all activities that require regulation compliance;
  • Attends training and safety meetings;
  • Provides excellent customer service;
  • Effectively communicates by verbal and written means with customers, employees and management;
  • Maintains and promotes safety awareness; follows safety policies, procedures and reporting requirements;
  • Present a clean and professional appearance;
  • Employee is required to perform all other duties as directed by the supervisor.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Basic computer operation skills.
  • The ideal candidate must be able to multitask, be mechanically inclined, have a driving record in good standing and preferably a farming/agricultural background.
  • This position requires the employee to work outdoors in various weather conditions and have the ability to frequently lift up to 50 lbs.

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You may complete an online application below, email your resume to Todd.dean@skylandgrain.com or download an application packet to return to the area manager. NOTE: If you have a CDL, please use the DOT Application.

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