John Deere offers worldwide career opportunities in a variety of locations and an array of fields from IT & engineering to manufacturing & marketing. The company offers both a Co-Op program and internships for college students interested in pursuing a career in work environments that challenge the mind. Also available are opportunities that range from entry-level technicians to management positions in their extensive network of independently-owned dealerships. Landscape career fields range from corporate and sales to nursery and irrigation and Deere & Company also participates in a "PAYS" program for U.S. Army recruits that have the skills needed by the company. The recruits are then given priority assessment for jobs with John Deere when transitioning out of the military.
Compensation & Benefits
As with all global companies, both compensation and benefit packages vary by geographic location, but in the U.S. benefits include pension plan, 401(k) plan, stock purchase plan, medical & dental coverage, health care flexible spending account, long-ter care options, tuition assistance, telecommuting and/or flex time work arrangements where possible, vacation, holidays and other work/life balance programs.