Job - Farm Assistant

Job Title: Farm Assistant

Job Order #: KG-9692

Location: Eastern Wisconsin

Salary Range: $ - $70000

Commission / Bonus: Possible Bonus

Benefits: Company 401K w/ 3% match + Dental/Life Insurance + Health Insurance + Possible Housing Negotiable + Uniform Allowance + Vacation 1 week 1 year, 2 in two...

QUALIFICATIONS:

- 5 years of experience with forage silage/cropping practices a preferred
- Advanced mechanical skills a plus
- BS degree in Agriculture is a plus, but must have experience
- Ability to work on maintenance in all areas of the farm during farming off season whether in the shop or other dairy equipment as needed
- A dairy background is a plus; strong beef background would be acceptable
- Experience with corn, corn silage, haylage, and wheat are all a plus
- Ability to work independently, using effective time management and organizational skills while working as a team with 5-8 individuals
- Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with co-workers, office staff, and owner
- Capable of multitasking, problem solving, and analytical skills. Physically able to lift, carry, and work alongside your team a must

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-Placement is looking for a Farm Assistant to oversee all cropping and maintenance on a large dairy operation in Wisconsin. Due to recent operational growth, this owner has come to realize it is time to hire a strong individual working with the team in Cropping/Maintenance to oversee all cropping practices, while assisting with maintenance in the off season on the farm. Currently in use are 2-16 row JD Planters, auto steer and precision farming with full line of modern John Deere equipment including 2 new JD-9900 choppers to meet their silage/haylage needs of forage for the farm. Ideal candidates will possess a high level of initiative, discretion, and independent judgment in a multitasking environment. Person must have a vision to see what is coming, keep motivated, and keeping the teams on track and running smoothly. This position has great opportunity to grow skills and responsibilities making the sky the limit for the right person. This position's salary will be dependent on direct experience and verifiable reference of past performance.


Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Kerry Glandt at kerry@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-382-7399. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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