Agriculture Jobs of the Week 1-8-2024

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Jobs of the Week

Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 1-8-24

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. 

Welder- Build Crew Member for North Central Irrigation

A little about the business: North Central Irrigation Inc. was founded in 1966 in order to serve the farming community of central Wisconsin. Today, we have stores in Plainfield, WI and Beloit, WI, with a staff of close to 40 qualified men and women serving our customers in Wisconsin and northern Illinois. We bring you commitment, expertise, and the finest irrigation products on the market today. We are a Valley Performance Plus Dealer. 

We’re hiring a Welder – Build Crew Member to join our team in Plainfield, WI (about 90 miles southwest of Green Bay).  As a welder-crew member, the Project Crew worker’s responsibilities include but are not limited to, installing, maintenance, and repair of irrigation systems, sprinkler packages, water hookups, and maintaining equipment.

What you would be doing:

  • Operate various pieces of equipment such as telehandler, crane, forklift, skid steer, excavator, compressor, and Vermeer.
  • Maintain equipment by performing routine greasing and maintenance checks.
  • Repair crashed and wrecked machines as necessary.
  • Install a variety of different sprinkler systems.
  • Repair broken underground wires and pipes.

What we're looking for: 

  • Possess a valid Wisconsin Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
  • Clean driving record.
  • Welding experience desired but not essential.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use hand and power tools.
  • Good work ethic.

We offer competitive compensation depending on experience, health and dental insurance, 401(k) retirement options, and paid time off.

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Farm Manager for Schaefer Farms

A little about the business: Schaefer Farms is a family-owned and operated farm with diverse crops including kidney beans, sugar beets, carrots, and corn. We are a larger operation located in western Minnesota and South Dakota. We have recently expanded to the south with an operation in Georgia. We pride ourselves on running a progressive farm operation that focuses on quality.

We have an amazing work environment with a team that has a passion for the industry. As we continue to grow, we’re now hiring a full-time, year-round, Farm Manager for our Sparks, GA location. In this role, you will be managing the success of our newest location which grows 1,500 acres of irrigated carrots. This location is a growth location with expectations to increase acres. You will be a hands-on manager leading all crop production leading a small team for planting, irrigation, spraying and harvest. You will be the main eyes on the fields working closely with an outside agronomist on crop inputs. You will also oversee the ongoing maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of farm equipment and irrigation systems. You will also interact often with the Processing Manager of the packing plant as you are moving crops.

What you will be doing:

  • Develop a long-term crop production strategy to ensure consistent quality and reliable supply
  • Closely oversee irrigation scheduling to ensure appropriate water and fertigation
  • Coordinate harvest activities in conjunction to processing and scheduling requirements
  • Conduct post-season yield analysis to evaluate effectiveness of the growing area and fields
  • Partner with agronomists and other ag specialists to continuously improve production

    What we're looking for:
  • Bring farm management experience; ideally with specialty crops
  • Bring mechanical ability and can troubleshoot and operate farm and/or heavy equipment
  • Are looking to grow with an operation that is expanding
  • You have the availability and flexibility to work extended hours during peak seasons

We offer compensation highly dependent on your background and experience. Benefits include health insurance, 401k with matching, and paid time off. This position supports year-round farming operations with peak hours during plant and harvest with occasional extended hours and weekends.

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Farm Equipment Mechanic for Zubke Farms

A little about the business: 

We are hiring a Farm Equipment Mechanic to join the Zubke Farms team in Northeast South Dakota.  In this role you will be working in the shop performing maintenance and repair on various farm and other heavy equipment. 

We are a family-owned and operated farm in Milbank, SD (about 45 miles northeast of Watertown and 95 miles east of Aberdeen. We are farming around 15,000 acres producing small grains, corn, and soybeans. We pride ourselves on our family-oriented culture and view our employees as members of our family, as they are the key to our continued success. We are focused on maintaining a working environment where employees are encouraged to make their own decisions and strive to succeed. We focus on getting the job done in a timely fashion, while also allowing ample home time to maintain quality of life for everyone involved in our business.

What you would be doing:

  • Performing maintenance and repair of farm and other equipment such as tractors, planting equipment, sprayers, harvest equipment, excavators, dozers, tile plows, trucks, trailers, and other heavy-duty farm and construction equipment.
  • Operating farm and other heavy equipment as needed.
  • Assisting in ordering parts and keeping current parts inventory in-check and organized.
  • Working closely with others on the team and maintain strong communication.
  • Diagnosing electrical issues to farm equipment.

    What we're looking for: 
  • Prior mechanical or repair experience with farming, agriculture, construction, trucks, military, and/or other relatable heavy equipment.
  • Self-motivation, are well organized, and have strong problem solving skills.
  • Outstanding work ethic with the ability to work well in a team setting.
  • Ability to work longer hours during peak seasons.
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record and ability to pass a drug test. CDL is not required!

We offer a competitive annual salary based on experience, health, dental, and vision insurance, paid vacation, and paid holidays.  

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Agriculture Recruiter for AgHires

A little about the business: AgHires is fueling the success of agriculture by elevating talent across the industry. We are dedicated to connecting top talent with employers in the agriculture and food production industry. Our clients are located across the U.S. and Canada and range from small organizations to Fortune 500. We provide our clients with a wide range of services including full-service recruiting, candidate sourcing services, and job advertising packages. Our clients love our differentiated approach to recruiting and our passion for the industry.

We continue to grow and are hiring for another full-time Agricultural Recruiter to join our team. This role is based remotely. You will work closely with our clients to provide full-cycle recruitment for professional and executive roles. You will partner with the client to determine objectives, hiring needs, and the best recruitment strategy. You will spend your time recruiting passive candidates, conducting in-depth phone interviews all while being a strategic advisor to our clients throughout the process. Our team enjoys working with our clients on an exclusive basis utilizing their company name during our search process.

What you would be doing: 

  • Acquire an understanding of the job requirements, company, competencies, skills, and knowledge
  • Strategically source candidates utilizing full tools and resources available
  • Maintain strong relationships with candidates and clients; clear communication & expectations
  • Conduct behavioral-based interviews and competency evaluations
  • Continue to build our pipeline of candidates

What we're looking for: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or university in agriculture or business; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a current valid Driver’s License that includes a CDL endorsement with appropriate classifications needed to perform duties assigned.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a current Illinois Operators License and a current Illinois Applicators License as required by the Illinois Department of Agriculture

    We offer a base salary highly dependent on the individual's experience and years in the industry. We also offer a no-cap commission program. We offer great PPO health, dental and vision insurance along with a 401K program with 4% company match, three weeks of paid time off and holiday pay.

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Farm Equipment Operator for B&B Ag

A little about the business: Welcome to B&B Ag! We’re a family owned and operated irrigated grain farm consisting of corn, soybeans, and seed corn in Southeastern Nebraska. We’re hiring a Farm Equipment Operator to join our team in Fairmont, NE (about 60 miles southwest of Lincoln). In this role you will be operating and performing preventive maintenance on farm and agriculture equipment.

We focus on being the best possible stewards of the land. All of our employees are constantly working towards the same goal of completing a successful and safe harvest. We pride ourselves on providing a very family-oriented atmosphere and treat our employees as members of our own family. Our operation consists of newer John Deere equipment, and we strive to stay caught up with the newest technology, when possible.

What you would be doing: 

  • Operating and maintaining farm and agriculture equipment.
  • Performing preventative maintenance on agriculture and irrigation equipment.
  • Grain hauling.
  • Assist in day-to-day operations of the farm where needed.

What we're looking for:

  • Prior operating agriculture, construction, or other heavy equipment.
  • Basic agriculture-farming knowledge or background.
  • Mechanically inclined.
  • CDL or willing to obtain is preferred but not required.
  • Ability to work 7 days a week during planting and harvesting seasons.

    We offer competitive compensation depending on experience, paid vacation, company vehicle, bonuses, and beef every year.

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The opportunities within the agriculture industry are endless. Whether you are looking to start your journey or take the next step in your agriculture career, there is a place for you. Go to AgHires.com to search thousands of current job openings, ranging from agronomy jobs to marketing jobs to service technician jobs. New jobs are uploaded to our website daily.

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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.