Great customer service begins with great employees

Key Cooperative is always looking for people who are curious, outgoing and not afraid of change. If this describes you, we should talk!

Careers at Key

A place where you can grow

We’re a sort of family at Key Cooperative. Our people — and our equipment — are important to us, and we take care of both. We can crack jokes and plan parties and celebrate life together. But we know when it’s time to get serious and down to business. And we’ve got each other’s backs — from our members’ to our employees’. We work hard, play hard and care more than most because this is our kind of passion. And our leaders, our peers, our members alike get that, because it’s their kind of passion too. To learn more about Key Careers, contact

Key Cooperative Benefits

Our employees are our most important asset, and we treat them as such.

What’s important to you is important to us

At Key Cooperative, we believe in developing talent internally, and promoting from within. That’s why we put professional and personal development at the very top of our benefits package. We are always evaluating our benefits to make sure they are competitive within our industry.

Benefits at a Glance

  • Ongoing Professional and Personal Development
  • Leadership Development
  • Community Involvement Opportunities
  • Wellness Program
  • Clothing Stipend
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Two Retirement Plans
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Chris Sheets

Agronomy Operations

“The equipment I drive at Key is modern and features updated technology. This makes it easier for me to do my job well and more efficiently. My fellow employees are great as well! They’re good to work with and they make my job that much more enjoyable!”

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Riley Van Gilst

Energy Customer Service Representative

“I love working in the energy department here at Key. I enjoy being able to help our customers meet their needs whether it be residential or agricultural. The environment here is always positive and very employee/family oriented!”

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Peyton Larson


“Working at Key has been a dream! Ever since my move to Key I have been extremely pleased to be here. My coworkers are great to get along with and we all like to work hard. I would also like to add that our customers are second to none, they add an extra level of fun to the atmosphere here as well. If you are looking for a safe, fun and rewarding job; then you have to be at Key!”


Mitch Rohe

Seed/Agronomy Operations Attendant

“Although I was an intern and relatively new to the area, Key Cooperative provided a fun, loving and accepting work environment. Even after my internship, Key continued to take an interest in me by helping me transition into life as a full-time employee. That is why I love my #KeyKindOfCareer.”

Nicole Russell

Grain Accountant

“When I started at Key Cooperative, I was honestly just looking for a job. Throughout the 11 years I have worked at Key, I have had the opportunity to grow both in my professional and personal life. My coworkers and customers have become friends and family. One of the most important things to me, now, as a mom is how flexible and family friendly Key Cooperative is. I was able to progress in my career and achieve my dream job all while being a mom!"

Chris Gathman

CENTROL Operations Leader

“I was a custom applicator for ten years and really enjoyed getting to know a lot of customers. I got to work hand-in-hand with them to better serve their needs, and then I was able to grow in the company to a completely different position, moving from Custom Applicator/Maintenance into the position of CENTROL Operations Leader. I love working at Key!”

Grow Into Your Career at Key

We like to develop talent from within. Here’s how.

Professional development and leadership training are a way of life.

Boyd Brodie, our General Manager, makes no secret of the fact that he likes to promote from within. So anyone in our organization who wants to improve their skills, take on more responsibility and move up—or try something new—is given every opportunity to do so. Through both on-site as well as off-site training and leadership opportunities, you’ll have the freedom and the responsibility to go as far as your talents can take you.