Careers

Join Our Team!

Rockingham Cooperative is always looking for hardworking, effective team players to join our family at various locations.  Read through our current open positions, below, and apply by following the instructions under each posting.  Rockingham Cooperative has been in business since 1921 and is Virginia’s oldest member-owned Cooperative.  Come join our team and help us serve as a resource to exceed our customer’s expectations!

We offer equal employment opportunities to all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), marital status, religion, age, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, pregnancy and related medical conditions, physical or mental disability, or past, present, or future service in the Uniformed Services of the United States, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT – CORPORATE OFFICE

Our Corporate office is looking for a full-time Senior Accountant with strong organizational and professional communication skills. This position requires the ability to independently handle a wide variety of administrative support tasks and have a positive attitude. Attention to detail and time management are crucial.

This position requires the following:

  • Maintain the company general ledger
  • Fixed Asset and associated depreciation schedules.
  • Process month-end balancing and journal entries.
  • Extend credit to customers.
  • Understand the general ledger and sources of all postings
  • Prepare correspondence and emails as needed within the department.
  • Manage petty cash account.
  • Assist the CFO/Controller in tracking and maintaining company insurance policies.
  • Assist the CFO/Controller with facility support and security issues.
  • Perform other accounting, financial, or administrative tasks as may be required from time to time.

Requirements/Experience:

  • Must have three-five years accounting experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business.
  • Minimum of 2 years of CPA firm Auditing experience.
  • Prefer CPA or CMA certification.
  • Proficient with Microsoft products, Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Excellent team player, communication, organizational and follow-up skills.
  • Proven ability to interact well with others and offer exceptional customer service

To Apply:  Qualified candidates can APPLY ONLINE NOW – or, you may complete and save, as a digital file, the standard employment application (PDF format) and email your application (as an attachment), along with resume, here.

Or, apply in person at our Corporate Office location; 112 Meigs Lane Dayton, VA.

MILL WORKER – DAYTON

This full-time entry level position is required to perform mill operations as assigned by the supervisor to maximize plant efficiency at our Rockingham Mill location in Dayton, VA.  Demonstrates the ability to learn and develop mill operations skill set.  Will be required to ensure efficient operations and a safe working environment.  Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment and be willing to learn/cross train in all positions.  Reports directly to the Mill Manager.

Shift Hours: Monday – Friday   8:30am-5pm:    Saturday as required

This position will require experience in the following areas:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good understanding of OSHA standards
  • Ability to lift up to 100 lbs
  • Two years of Ag experience
  • Forklift operation
  • Inventory control
  • Load/unloading trucks

To Apply:  Qualified candidates can APPLY ONLINE NOW – or, you may complete and save, as a digital file, the standard employment application (PDF format) and email your application (as an attachment), along with resume, here.

Or, apply in person at our Dayton Mill location: 114 Meigs Lane, Dayton, VA.

MILL WORKER 2ND SHIFT – DAYTON

This full-time entry level position is required to perform mill operations as assigned by the supervisor to maximize plant efficiency at our Rockingham Mill location in Dayton, VA.  Demonstrates the ability to learn and develop mill operations skill set.  Will be required to ensure efficient operations and a safe working environment.  Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment and be willing to learn/cross train in all positions.  Reports directly to the Mill Manager.

Shift Hours: Sunday – Thursday   2:00pm-12:00am    

This position will require experience in the following areas:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good understanding of OSHA standards
  • Ability to lift up to 100 lbs
  • Two years of Ag experience
  • Forklift operation
  • Inventory control
  • Load/unloading trucks

To Apply:  Qualified candidates can APPLY ONLINE NOW – or, you may complete and save, as a digital file, the standard employment application (PDF format) and email your application (as an attachment), along with resume, here.

Or, apply in person at our Dayton Mill location: 114 Meigs Lane, Dayton, VA.

BULK FEED TRUCK DRIVER – TIMBERVILLE MILL

Rockingham Cooperative in Timberville, Virginia is seeking bright, energetic, and focused individuals to join our team. Drivers are required to ensure efficient operations and a safe working environment. Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment. Reports directly to the Mill Manager.

Hours:   Monday – Friday   7:00am-4:00pm

This position will require experience in the following areas:

  • Ability to lift to 100lbs
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good understanding of OSHA standards
  • Forklift operation
  • Load/unloading trucks
  • Class B Commercial Driver’s License with good driving record
  • High school graduate or GED
  • Willing to work overtime as needed

 

To Apply:  Qualified candidates can APPLY ONLINE NOW – or, you may complete and save, as a digital file, the standard employment application (PDF format) and email your application (as an attachment), along with resume, here.

Or, apply in person at our Timberville location: 368 5th Ave. Timberville, VA.

SALES – WAYNESBORO

Rockingham Cooperative in Waynesboro, Virginia is seeking a bright, energetic, and focused individual to join our team. This is a full-time position and will require individuals with the following skills:

This position will require experience in the following areas:

  • Must have excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Duties include assisting customers, running register and stocking product
  • Sales experience preferred
  • Teamwork is also a requirement
  • High school graduate or GED
  • Willing to work Saturdays

 

To Apply:  Qualified candidates can APPLY ONLINE NOW – or, you may complete and save, as a digital file, the standard employment application (PDF format) and email your application (as an attachment), along with resume, here.

Or, apply in person at our Waynesboro location: 1000 West Broad Street, Waynesboro, VA.

SALES ASSOCIATE – STUARTS DRAFT ACE HARDWARE

 Ace Hardware in Stuarts Draft, Virginia is seeking bright, energetic, and focused individuals to join our team.  This is a full-time position and will require individuals with the following skills:

  • Must have excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Duties include assisting customers, loading customers vehicles, and stocking product
  • Product knowledge is required; lawn and garden, hardware, paint, tools
  • Sales experience required
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs
  • Teamwork is also a requirement
  • High schools graduate or GED
  • Willing to work Saturdays

To Apply:  Qualified candidates can APPLY ONLINE NOW – or, you may complete and save, as a digital file, the standard employment application (PDF format) and email your application (as an attachment), along with resume, here.

Or, apply in person at our Stuarts Draft Ace location: 2589 Stuarts Draft Hwy, Stuarts Draft, VA 24477

PETROLEUM / NURSE TRUCK DRIVER – TROUTVILLE

Rockingham Cooperative Troutville Crop Center in Troutville, Virginia is seeking bright, energetic, and focused individual to join our team. This is a full-time position and will require individuals with the following skills:

  • Must have excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Duties include assisting customers, delivering petroleum, driving nurse trucks (dry or liquid), assisting in fertilizer operations.
  • Knowledge of basic computer systems and operation required
  • Must have or be willing to obtain petroleum certifications including Haz Mat.
  • Must have a basic understanding of truck, forklift and loader operations
  • Must possess or be willing to obtain Class B Commercial Driver’s License
  • Ability to work in team environment is a requirement
  • High school graduate or GED
  • Willing to work Saturdays as needed

To Apply:  Qualified candidates can APPLY ONLINE NOW – or, you may complete and save, as a digital file, the standard employment application (PDF format) and email your application (as an attachment), along with resume, here.

Or, apply in person at our Troutville Ag location: 79 Mountain Ave, Troutville, VA.

COMMERCIAL APPLICATOR / FEED TRUCK DRIVER – TROUTVILLE

Rockingham Cooperative Crop Center in Troutville, Virginia is seeking bright, energetic, and focused individuals to join our team.  This is a full-time position and will require individuals with the following skills:

  • Must have excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Duties include assisting customers, driving nurse trucks and feed trucks (dry or liquid), custom application of fertilizer and crop protectant products
  • Knowledge of basic computer systems and operation required
  • Must have basic understanding of truck operations
  • Must have or be willing to obtain petroleum and crop protectant certification
  • Class B Commercial Driver’s License or willing to obtain, along with good driving record
  • Ability to work in team environment is a requirement
  • High school graduate or GED
  • Willing to work Saturdays as needed

To Apply:  Qualified candidates can APPLY ONLINE NOW – or, you may complete and save, as a digital file, the standard employment application (PDF format) and email your application (as an attachment), along with resume, here.

Or, apply in person at our Troutville Ag location: 79 Mountain Ave, Troutville, VA.

DIVISION MANAGER – AGRONOMY

We are currently seeking a strong leader with agronomic interests and the ability to drive overall operations and profitability while achieving sales, payroll, and operating budget results. This position will hold leadership responsibility for implementing the company strategy that drives overall field sales excellence and delivers sales growth. This candidate will be in a position to encourage, develop, mentor, and manage a team of managers who are responsible for leading, developing and running all Agronomy locations of Rockingham Cooperative. The candidate will also be responsible for procurement of all fertilizers and chemicals, along with planning and pricing for all product lines. Excellent communication skills, people skills and product knowledge along with strong organizational and professional skills are required. Successful candidate must be highly self-motivated, customer oriented, have excellent written, oral, and people skills.

This position will require experience in the following areas:

  • Develop and implement the profit plan for the Agronomy Division and ensure profit and sales objectives are met
  • Analyze key performance and efficiency metrics to ensure the division achieves the highest standards of performance
  • Lead all purchasing, booking, and pricing for agronomy products
  • Coordinate the operation of all agronomy locations to ensure consistency and efficiency in sales and operations
  • Plan and delegate key initiatives work closely with the team to ensure goals are achieved

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 5+ years’ experience in Ag or related field, or 10+ years Ag sales/management experience
  • CCA Certification
  • Commercial Applicator Certification
  • Strong accounting skills and ability to use Merchant Ag, Epicor, Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent communication, organizational and follow-up skills

To Apply:  Qualified candidates can APPLY ONLINE NOW – or, you may complete and save, as a digital file, the standard employment application (PDF format) and email your application (as an attachment), along with resume, here.

Or, apply in person at our Corporate Office location; 112 Meigs Lane Dayton, VA.

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES – CORPORATE OFFICE

The Direct or Human Resources will plan, lead, direct, develop, and coordinate the policies, activities, and staff of the HR department, ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the company mission and talent strategy. This position will be responsible for recruiting, new hire orientation, maintaining CDL records, and general employee communications. This role is also responsible for all payroll functions such as data entry, processing and auditing payroll, and reporting. This position reports directly to the CEO.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Collaborates with senior leadership team to understand the organization s goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, retention, staff development, and leadership development.
  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulation.
  • Responsible for recruiting, including posting jobs, screening, and interviewing candidates, and processing the pre-employment process including new hire orientation.
  • Effectively support and foster the company’s Open-Door Policy.
  • Administer HR-related policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Develop and facilitate programs related to the health, economic, social, and safety of all employees
  • Provide support to the successful data collection and processing of bi-weekly payroll.
  • Responsible for effectively maintaining all personnel records.
  • Respond to unemployment and other government/financial inquiries regarding employment information in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Ensure the maintenance all driving records for CDL drivers, including random drug testing.
  • Facilitate communication and function of employee benefit programs, including open enrollment.
  • Promote and work as a team member with all departments
  • Perform all other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.
  • Adhere to the company culture and corporate initiatives to achieve goals.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Management, or related field preferred.
  • Must have 5-10 years HR experience 
  • PHR or SHRM CP required
  • Professional and effective communication, organizational and follow-up skills.
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

To Apply:  Qualified candidates can APPLY ONLINE NOW – or, you may complete and save, as a digital file, the standard employment application (PDF format) and email your application (as an attachment), along with resume, here.

Or, apply in person at our Corporate Office location; 112 Meigs Lane Dayton, VA.

SALES ASSOCIATE – ROCKING R ACE HARDWARE

Rocking R Ace Hardware in Harrisonburg, Virginia is seeking bright, energetic, and focused individuals to join our team.  We have both full-time and part-time positions available. These positions will require individuals with the following skills:

  • Must have excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Duties include assisting customers, loading customers vehicles, and stocking product
  • Product knowledge is required; lawn and garden, hardware, paint, tools
  • Sales experience required
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs
  • Teamwork is also a requirement
  • High schools graduate or GED
  • Willing to work Saturdays

To Apply:  Qualified candidates can APPLY ONLINE NOW – or, you may complete and save, as a digital file, the standard employment application (PDF format) and email your application (as an attachment), along with resume, here.

Or, apply in person at Rocking R Ace Hardware: 1030 South High Street, Harrisonburg, VA.

BUYER – COMMODITIES DIVISION

Full-time senior level position will be required to perform general purchasing duties including coordination of commodities sourcing, customer service, and data entry. This position will also be required to learn and work with Epicor and Merchant AG. We are looking for someone who will be able to work accurately and efficiently to support the Feed Division. Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment and be willing to perform other duties as assigned. Reports directly to Division Manager – Commodities.

This position will require experience in the following areas:

• Excellent communication, organizational and follow-up skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Proficient with Microsoft products: Outlook, Word, and Excel
• Farm and feed knowledge is a plus
• Epicor experience is preferred

 

 

To Apply:  Qualified candidates can APPLY ONLINE NOW – or, you may complete and save, as a digital file, the standard employment application (PDF format) and email your application (as an attachment), along with resume, here.

Or, apply in person at our Corporate Office location; 112 Meigs Lane Dayton, VA.

DELIVERY DRIVER – STRASBURG

Strasburg Ag and Ace Hardware located in Strasburg, Virginia is seeking bright, energetic, and focused individuals to join our team. Drivers are required to ensure efficient operations and a safe working environment. The driver will be making deliveries daily, willing to make trips to local farms for delivery and assist in the warehouse as needed.  Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment. Reports directly to the Store Manager.

This position will require experience in the following areas:

  • Ability to lift to 100lbs
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good understanding of OSHA standards
  • Forklift operation
  • Load/unloading trucks
  • Class B CDL with good driving record
  • High school graduate or GED
  • Willing to work overtime as needed, including Saturday’s

To Apply:  Qualified candidates can APPLY ONLINE NOW – or, you may complete and save, as a digital file, the standard employment application (PDF format) and email your application (as an attachment), along with resume, here.

Or, apply in person at our Strasburg location: 455 E. King St., Strasburg, VA.

ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER – TROUTVILLE CROPS

We are currently seeking a strong leader with the ability to drive overall operations and profitability while achieving sales, payroll, and operating budget results. This position requires someone who can drive sales and build a quality experience for our customers.  The Assistant Manager is responsible for managing the entire operation including staffing, development of personnel and ability to exceed customer expectations daily. Excellent communication skills, people skills and product knowledge along with strong organizational and professional skills are required. Successful candidate must be highly self-motivated, customer oriented, have excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills. Position reports directly to the Store Manager.

This position will require experience in the following areas:

  • AG Product Knowledge
  • Inventory Management
  • Ability to operate current in-house computer programs and equipment
  • Plan and delegate key initiatives, work closely with the team to ensure goals are achieved
  • Retail management – 2 years
  • Working in a fast-paced environment – 2 years

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in Ag or related field
  • Five plus years of sales experience in Ag
  • CCA Certification, or actively working to obtain
  • Commercial Applicator Certification
  • Strong accounting skills and ability to use Merchant Ag, Epicor, Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent communication, organizational and follow-up skills
  • Proven ability to interact will with others and offer great customer service

To Apply:  Qualified candidates can APPLY ONLINE NOW – or, you may complete and save, as a digital file, the standard employment application (PDF format) and email your application (as an attachment), along with resume, here.

Or, apply in person at our Troutville Ag location: 79 Mountain Ave, Troutville, VA.

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