Careers

Military

TEAMWORK. CAMARADERIE. PURPOSE.

Transition to a new field with CHS.

Guided by the values of the American farm families who own us, we offer military veterans career opportunities in which they can experience a shared commitment to teamwork and community, and feel right at home while working in one of many CHS hometown locations across rural America. 

Loyalty, duty, respect, leadership, service, integrity, leading with courage and the ability to solve problems are hallmarks of the military and of our culture at CHS. 

We’re honored to offer veterans and their families a place to grow their careers and make a difference. And we’re proud to have so many who have served -- and who are currently serving -- in our ranks.

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  • See How Your Military Skills Translate to CHS Careers

    Curious to see how your military experiences might translate to a career with CHS? Explore our military careers translator here.

  • What It’s Like to Work at CHS

    Here’s what some of our veterans and active duty service members have to say about working at CHS: 

    “The discipline, dedicated work ethic and leadership skills I developed while in the Marine Corps has given me the ability to handle a multitude of situations. As most military members know, learning to adapt to and overcome all challenges is key in accomplishing tasks. In the military you learn that it takes a team, not just an individual, to handle a situation. That’s true in the workplace as well. When I joined CHS I found an organization where people are committed to the task at hand. It’s an organization with a long-term focus, and one that gives me opportunities to grow personally and professionally.”

    Rick, sales manager
    United States Marine Corps – Administrative Clerk/Information Technology Systems

    “CHS offered me the opportunity to serve a purpose greater than myself, which was what I was looking for after years of serving my country. I found a lot of similarities between CHS and the military, including the desire to serve a greater purpose, and to work toward a common objective with people who share a strong work ethic. Working for our farmer-owners provides me the same satisfaction as serving in the military. I get to use my military experiences to drive execution through planning, risk management, budgeting and leadership. The military protects our freedom. CHS helps feed a hungry world. That’s not just a job, it’s a mission.”


    Mark, information technology
    United States Army – Chief, Network Operations, 88th RRC

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  • Our Benefits

    Our commitment to helping our employees live the healthiest lives possible includes supporting all aspects of wellness, such as physical, financial, social and emotional well-being. We offer medical, dental and vision insurance; a pension plan; 401(k) retirement plan and profit sharing; tuition reimbursement and adoption assistance. In addition, we provide a wealth of learning and development opportunities to help people grow in their careers.