Careers

Dakota’s Best Seed is located in Platte, SD. We currently have between 15-20 employees. We buy, sell and condition organic and Non-GMO agricultural seed, sell organic and conventional seed corn, and sell fertilizer (primarily organic). Our facility is organic certified. We are typically open from 8-5, Monday thru Friday with Saturday hours during spring planting. We are a family owned and operated business for over 50 years.

CFO/Controller

Dakota’s Best Seed is a regional agriculture organization is seeking a Chief Financial Officer. We are looking for a well-rounded individual with a strong financial background that can step in immediately to make an impact.


Responsibilities

  • Effectively lead and oversee the company's finances.
  • Responsible for all internal and external financial reporting.
  • Develop and manage the ongoing budgeting process.
  • Strategic planning to key leadership.
  • Provide a financial basis for strategic planning.
  • Serve as an integral member of Senior Management Team and provide leadership and input to president/owner.
  • Develop staff as the company continues to grow.
  • Perform other duties as needed
Full description

Full benefit package offered. Salary DOE. EOE.

Email Resume To: DakotasBestHR@midstatesd.net

Subject Line: CFO/Controller

Operations Manager

Dakota’s Best Seed is a regional agriculture organization is seeking an Operations Manager. We are looking for a well-rounded individual with a strong ag background that can step in immediately to make an impact. We are looking for someone with a long-term commitment as an extremely successful candidate will have advancement opportunity to CEO within 2-5 years.

Responsibilities

  • Manage entire site and team of 10 to 15 employees.
  • Manage our conventional and organic seed, and fertility product inventory.
  • Streamline and improve current operation productivity.
  • Quality control.
  • Hire and train operations support staff.
  • In house seed and fertilizer sales as needed.
  • Ensuring excellent customer service.
  • Collaborate with owner and CFO to increase profits.

Full benefit package offered. Salary DOE. EOE.

Email Resume To: DakotasBestHR@midstatesd.net

Subject Line: Operations Manager

Office Administrator

Dakota’s Best Seed located in Platte, SD is looking for an Office Administrator. Primary responsibility will be administering front office to promote operational efficiency.


Responsibilities

  • Customer assistance
  • Data entry & management
  • Inventory management
  • Organic paperwork processing and management
  • Shipping Management
  • Order entry and processing
  • Position may evolve over time due to additional staffing, business needs and candidates skill set.

Full description


Hourly wage DOE. EOE.

Email Resume To: DakotasBestHR@midstatesd.net

Subject Line: Office Administrator

General Labor - Full and Part Time Positions

Dakota’s Best Seed is a regional agriculture organization is seeking both full time and part time general laborers for agriculture-based seed company.

Responsibilities

  • Packaging, shipping, and forklift operation.
  • Tractor and auger operation.
  • Physical labor such as moving seed and cleaning bins.
  • Variety of tasks as needed.
  • Mill operations (cleaning seed) for right candidate. Will provide on-job training.

Qualifications

  • MUST have experience with farm equipment.
  • Must pay attention to detail with a good attitude and friendly customer service.
  • Must be reliable, with good attendance and show up on time daily.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and follow safety procedures.
  • Simple math and good reading skills.
  • Willing to work overtime or extended hours during busy seasons (short term).
  • Excellent team player.
  • Random drug testing.
  • References required.

Benefits

  • Compensation starting from $11.00 - $15.00 depending on experience and references. EOE.
  • Full time position includes paid holidays and vacation, health, vision, and dental insurance, simple IRA.
  • Year end bonus for quality workmanship.
Full description

Please submit: Online Application Form

Or Print and submit: Printed Application

Or Email Resume To: DakotasBestHR@midstatesd.net Subject Line: General Labor 

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