Job - Farm Assistant

Job Title: Farm Assistant

Job Order #: EH-7661

Location: Northwest Kansas

Salary Range: $0 - $55000

Commission / Bonus: ?

Benefits: House Allowance + Paid Vacation + Work Vehicle

QUALIFICATIONS:

- 3-5+ years of current experience in row crops and working with large farm equipment

- Plant through harvest experience preferred
- Solid farming background
- Prefer good understanding and current experience with precision equipment, GPS, auto-steer
- Needs to be able to handle routine maintenance & general repair
- Arc welding & fabrication skills a plus

- Must have a clean driving record and prefer experience operating tractor trailers
- Knowledge of pivot irrigation is preferred
- Looking for an individual that is motivated, long-term and career-minded with a passion for agriculture
- Must be able to work independently and be trustworthy and responsible
- Good attitude and dependable
- Excellent commutation skills and ability to work as a team player in a safe and productive manner
- Must be a self-starter, easy going and able to get along with others

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a Farm Assistant for this northwestern Family Farm. Prefer they have good understanding and experience with precision equipment/GPS and able to perform maintenance of equipment in the off-season so it is ready to go before the next crop season. During the off-season, the candidate may assist in hauling grain and working in the shop. The farm runs all late model JD equipment with excellent facilities. The farm has over 11,000 acres of corn, wheat, milo, and soybeans. The primary responsibilities of the Farm Assistant are the operation of equipment used in planting, and harvesting of grain. The duties of the position vary with the seasons and the needs of the operation, so it is important this individual is willing to adapt to changing circumstances, is flexible and has a good attitude. Prefer a candidate with some grain handling experience, drying, storage, etc. and able to climb the grain bins is a plus. Need someone who takes pride in what they do and is a self-motivated individual with a strong agriculture background and solid character. Must be able to take direction, have a neat appearance, good work ethic, and a passion for farming. Good problem-solving skills and the handiness to find and build solutions when the need arises. Must be able to handle multiple demands, be flexible, and able to adapt to last minute changes. Candidate needs to be able to work and get along with others, willing to help others when needed and be a team player. Pay depends on the experience in row crop production. This is a very progressive farm operation searching for a long-term employee who wants to grow in responsibility and also to grow along with the farm. Good churches and schools located within the community. Good Opportunity for a spouse to find employment in the area.

Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Eric Hansen at eric@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-382-7351. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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