Central Region Cooperative is committed to offering excellent employment opportunities to those excited and passionate about working in the agriculture industry. With that in mind, we strive to foster and promote career development and create opportunity for advancement within. We offer competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.  Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Basic Life & AD&D Insurance  
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • PTO (paid time off) 
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Short Term Leave Pay
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Clothing Allowance 
  • 401(k) – Traditional and Roth 
  • Variable Pay Program– discretionary bonus based on local earnings

We are always looking for talented individuals to join Central Region Cooperative!

Career Opportunities


Grain Operations (Buffalo Lake)

CRC is seeking a qualified individual to fill a full time grain operations role in Buffalo Lake. Primary responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to;

  • Handle incoming/outgoing grain by unloading/loading trucks
  • Weigh, sample, and test grain for quality purposes
  • Assist with general maintenance and housekeeping of grain facilities and the yard(s)
  • Load train shuttle cars
  • Provide excellent customer service and assist patrons
  • Additional duties may be assigned by mangement

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply. 

Energy Delivery Driver/Service Technician (Sleepy Eye)

CRC is looking for a qualified individual for its Energy Department to deliver LP (liquid propane) and refined fuels to home and agriculture customers. Qualified candidate will also be expected to install and service LP systems. Must possess a Class A or B CDL with hazmat and tanker endorsements, have a clean driving record and a current medical card. Experience is preferred but will train a fully licensed candidate.

Agronomy Operations (Sleepy Eye & Buffalo Lake)

CRC is looking for a qualified individual to join its agronomy team in Sleepy Eye & Buffalo Lake. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: operate equipment to apply chemical & fertilizer to farm fields, maintenance of machinery/equipment, deliver fertilizer, chemical, anhydrous to operators, fill anhydrous tanks, assist with chemical and seed warehouse activities. Requirements: must have or be able to obtain a Class A CDL License with Tanker & Hazmat endorsement & medical card, ability to work extended hours during peak seasons, good driving record, maintenance of agriculture equipment – preferred, not required, strong work ethic, attention to detail. Previous experience preferred, will train the right candidate.



COLLEGE STUDENTS: Inquire about internship opportunities available at Central Region Cooperative by contacting Becky Koeberl at (320) 833-3003. Complete the Application.

Agronomy Scouting/Operations Intern

CRC is seeking candidates for agronomy scouting/operations for Summer 2020. Duties include, but are not limited to; crop scouting for weed/bug identification and general plant health, assist in obtaining drone footage of farm fields, perform general equipment maintenance, safely load out chemical and/or fertilizer for farm fields. Interested candidates are encouraged to complete the below application and turn in to HR. 


Send completed applications to:

Becky Koeberl, SHRM-SCP
Human Resource Manager
Central Region Cooperative
P.O. Box 99
Buffalo Lake, MN 55314
Direct: 320.833-3003
Fax: 320.833.2340


COLLEGE STUDENTS: Inquire about internship opportunities available at Central Region Cooperative by contacting Becky Koeberl at (320) 833-3003. Complete the Application.