Scalehouse Clerk - Thompson

Thompson, IA
Full Time
Entry Level

Job Summary:


The Scale House Clerk handles all scale ticket input for manure sales during the fertilizer season, directs truckers to correct field and ensures adequate amount of product is shipped. Hours will include some weekends and be dependent on the weather.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Collects monthly manure samples
  • Ensures a signed contract is in place before product is shipped
  • Inputs scale tickets for manure sales into Agris and ensures ticket entries are accurate
  • Applies scale tickets to the correct field and ensures field is not over shipped
  • Runs Agris reports to ensure all scale tickets are accounted for and applied to the correct contract
  • Maintains an organized filing system in the scale house for tickets, contracts, and other field information
  • Communicate with and direct drivers where to haul material from
  • Provides truckers copies of scale tickets, maps to the field and any needed directions
  • Takes calls from customers, tracks fields that are ready for hauling and communicates with operations for questions
  • Calls local drivers every Thursday or Friday to determine if they’re hauling for the upcoming week. Communicate with the Business Operations Manager if low on trucks
  • Perform housekeeping duties to ensure that the scale house is clean and orderly
  • Communicate with cleanout crews to provide direction on which site and barns they will be working at
  • Obtains and maintains a Commercial Manure License annually


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:



  • Excellent customer service skills and phone etiquette
  • Communicate between team members to help ensure everyone stays informed regarding any schedule or service changes
  • Contribute ideas and suggestions to make our team, products and facility better
  • Be reliable and accountable for your work
  • Ability to work as a team and develop strong relationships with coworkers
  • Understand and follow all safety precautions
  • Excellent organizational skills, thorough and attentive to details; able to prioritize and multitask; proactive and deadline oriented
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to read maps and communicate directions to truck drivers
  • Basic Math skills
  • Competent computer skills, including emails and Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency in English



  • Experience working in a Scalehouse



Office equipment: fax, copier, computers, printers, telephones, hand-held radios, calculators


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