Agriculture Jobs of the Week 1/15/24

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Posted by CarrieLee Holliday


Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 1/15/24

AgHires works hard to be the number one resource for top jobs in agriculture. The agriculture industry provides a variety of job opportunities that range far and wide. Take a moment to search through the thousands of current job openings on AgHires.com, and check out this week’s top Agriculture Jobs of the Week below. 

Equine Veterinary Assistant for Equine Veterinary Hospital of Northern Indiana

A little about the business: Welcome to Equine Veterinary Hospital of Northern Indiana! We are hiring an Equine Veterinary Assistant – Stable - Hospital Assistant to join our team in Wakarusa, IN (about 20 miles southeast of South Bend). In this role you will assist our team in several different areas of the business. From assisting veterinarians in the truck, to providing equine care in the facility, and assisting in the business office when needed.

We are a comprehensive, non-surgical hospital and reproduction center. Our practice emphasizes professional, compassionate care for horses of all breeds, ages, and disciplines. We are committed to providing outstanding medical care and professionalism to our patients and clients. We believe in a team first mind set where everyone is doing their part to best serve our patients and clients.

What you would be doing: 

  • Assisting in all three aspects of our business from assisting veterinarians on service calls, providing equine care at facility, and conducting basic office work in the office.
  • Set up and cleanup for exams and procedures, handling equine for exams and procedures and other vet assistant duties.
  • Monitoring and restocking drugs and supplies on trucks.
  • Entering and maintaining computer records and labs.
  • General horse care – Feeding, Grooming, Cleaning stalls.

What we're looking for: 

  • Prior equine experience or background.
  • Outstanding work ethic.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, and willing to assist wherever needed.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Ability to work one weekend monthly.

    We offer competitive hourly wages depending on experience, 401(k) options, and paid time off. 

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East Coast Sales Manager for Hazera

A little about the business: Hello! Welcome to Hazera, where we growing together. We are a global leader in the vegetable seed industry and are looking for driven professionals to join our team as the East Coast Sales Manager.

In this role you are responsible for all commercial activities in the East of the Mississippi River territory and Eastern Canada. Aside from your sales manager role, you also perform product development activities in the Northeast. You will oversee sales growth and further strengthen our position in the market by creating go-to-market strategies and building meaningful business relationships with our customers. This is not just an office job, it is a commercial role in agriculture, meaning occasionally getting your hands dirty while meeting customers in the field. You will work closely with, and report to, the General Manager.

What you would be doing: 

  • Manage and develop sales, margin, and profitability growth for Hazera.
  • Work closely with our dealer network to trial, promote and sell our varieties. Write a business development plan per key account and define a growth strategy per crop.
  • Build a network of key growers, packers, and shippers.
  • Represent Hazera at tradeshows and conventions, and take charge of open days in your territory.
  • Collaborate and work closely with the local PD team and PD Manager.

What we're looking for:

  • Minimum a bachelor’s degree in agricultural science or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 year experience with an agronomical background in the vegetable seed business.
  • Proven knowledge of field trials, including trial setup and field evaluations.
  • Willingness to travel, and to work under variable environmental conditions associated with field trial work.
  • Flexible working hours throughout the growing seasons.

    This position includes :
    • Competitive compensation as well as bonus and profit sharing
    • Comprehensive insurances which include paid health, dental, vision
    • 401k with company match
    • Extensive paid holidays and PTO
    • Vehicle, phone, and lapto

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Construction Laborer for Schutte Excavating

A little about the business: 

Welcome to Schutte Excavating! We’re hiring a Construction Laborer who will perform a variety of tasks at construction sites such as operating power tools, cleaning and preparing work sites, digging trenches, and loading and unloading materials.   We travel to sites within a 60-mile radius of Greensburg, IN. 

Our company has been steadily growing over the last several years and we are looking to expand our workforce.  Schutte Excavating’s focus is on Community Development Block Grant Projects, Storm Sewer Projects, General Construction Management, Concrete Construction, Site Development.

What you would be doing: 

  • Operate hand and power tools of all types.
  • Clean and prepare work and construction sites.
  • Dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations.
  • Clean up rubble, debris, and other waste materials.
  • Assist in the installation of structures and site features.

What we're looking for: 

  • Ability to operate hand and power tools of all types, perform manual work, rough carpentry, and concrete work.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, stand for long periods of time, and work in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Ability to work well with a team and independently. 
  • Dependability, strong work ethic, and a willingness to learn.
  • A valid driver’s license. CDL is a plus.

    We offer competitive compensation ranging from $18-$22/hr. based on experience along with a great benefits package including health, vision, dental, life, and disability. We also offer paid travel, holidays, vacation, uniforms, annual boot allowance, cell phone allowance, and Simple IRA.

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Senior System Engineer for GreenPoint Ag

A little about the business: GreenPoint Ag is a farmer-owned, American-owned company. We’re committed to farmers’ success, because that’s the only way we succeed. It’s a responsibility we don’t take lightly, and we look for employees who share this same commitment. As a leading Southeastern U.S. agricultural inputs company, we source our strength from high-quality employees who allow us to build long-term relationships with our customers. We operate in over 100 communities across ten states.

We are looking for a Full-Time Senior System Engineer for our Decatur, AL Corporate Office. This position will keep watch over and effectively manage GreenPoint Ag's entire server and AWS environment.

What you would be doing: 

  • Assist with the design and architecture of hosted customer environments.
  • Administer the state of all components in our cloud and development infrastructure.
  • Periodically report to the customer and company on system performance metrics.
  • Identify and escalate areas of concern or improvement for ERP services.
  • Administer overall site availability, security, latency, and system health.

What we're looking for: 

  • 5+ years of experience as a system administrator supporting enterprise computing platforms and systems as well as running cloud-based production systems with a preference for AWS Windows systems
  • Experience with Microsoft Server Operating Systems and Active Directory

We offer competitive salary and commission-based compensation, bonuses, extensive sales training program on product knowledge and performance, access to our 1200+ acre Research Facility, company vehicle, health, dental vision, prescription, and flexible spending insurance, 401(k) with employer contribution, sales incentive trip, paid time off, paid holidays, and more.

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Senior Horticulturist for Mast Reforestation

A little about the business: Welcome to Mast Reforestation – Cal Forest Nurseries! We’re hiring a Senior Horticulturist at our Cal Forest location in Etna, California (about 100 miles north of Redding). As a Manager of Horticultural Operations at Cal Forest Nurseries, you will be instrumental in leading the production of containerized tree seedlings at the largest tree seedling production in the American West. Your responsibilities will include ensuring the production of seedlings meets quality and standard specification and mitigating the incidence of disease and other risks to plants during production.

As the leading end-to-end reforestation company in the U.S., Mast is on a mission to make reforestation scalable. As bigger and hotter fires destroy more forestland every year, Mast provides faster and more resilient forest restoration for landowners impacted by devastating wildfires.

What you would be doing: 

  • Produce quality forest seedling crops by applying effective nursery practices and principles.
  • Assist, coordinate, and train forest nursery workers in required nursery work activities.
  • Work closely with Asst./ General managers on coordinating operational procedures.
  • Collaborate, as needed, with Mast’s Bio R&D team on research projects.
  • Overseeing the following daily activities, such as: Mix fertilizers and check electrical conductivity (EC) and pH readings before and after irrigations, take daily block weights while scouting for pests and diseases, monitor and measure crop growth rates and conduct audits on lifted crops.

What we're looking for:

  • Ideally 5+ years of relevant work experience or possess an AS/BS degree in forestry/agriculture/horticulture.
  • Strong teamwork skills including respectfulness, strong communication and listening, reliability, and conflict management.
  • Bilingual skills are preferred but not required.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Proficiency with using Google suite (e.g. Google Sheets, Google Docs, etc.).

We offer competitive compensation of $75,000 - $100,000 depending on experience, health, dental, and vision insurance plans, company incentive stock options, retirement, holidays, paid time off, and relocation support.

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CarrieLee Holliday

CarrieLee Holliday

CarrieLee is the Marketing Coordinator at AgHires. She graduated from Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Animal Science and an Accelerated Master of Agriculture, emphasizing cow-calf production. Her education journey brought her back to Southern Missouri, where she owns and operates a commercial black angus cattle herd with her family. CarrieLee enjoys being a part of the AgHires team and growing connections with individuals across the ag industry.