Agriculture Jobs of the Week 8-23-21

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Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 8-23-21

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. 

Farm Manager – Grower for The People's Farm

A little about the business: Welcome to The Peoples Farm! We’re a 3,000 sq. ft indoor controlled growing environment vertical farm located in Las Vegas, NV. This is the first of multiple locations across the United States.  We grow, harvest, and package microgreens.  We’re passionate about the crops we’re growing, being team-driven, and having fun while we work.

What you would be doing:

  • Overseeing all operations of the farm including growing, harvesting, and packaging.
  • Creating, implementing, and maintaining standard growing best practices and operating procedures.
  • Maintaining plant health while maximizing production.
  • Overseeing and scheduling a team of 8-12.
  • Maintaining facility and equipment to meet all food safety standards required by FDA and USDA.
  • Managing facility records according to federal, state, and local regulations.

Qualifications: 

  • 2+ years’ experience growing microgreens, leafy greens, or lettuce in a vertical farm, greenhouse, controlled environment, or traditional agriculture. 
  • A bachelor’s degree in agronomy, horticulture, agriculture, botany, crop science, plant science, or related field.
  • Strong problem-solving, forward thinking, good people, and communication skills
  • Ability to self-motivate and work independently.
  • Conscientious, attention to details
  • Good trainer and focus on people
  • Proficient in Microsoft office and production planning and traceability tools.

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Seasonal Grain Truck Driver for Kjergaard Family Farms

A little about the business: Welcome to Kjergaard Family Farms!  We're a family-owned and operated 5th generation farm located in west-central Iowa. We farm 8,000 acres of row crops, CRP and hay along with a small cattle feed yard.  We are passionate about agriculture, our crops, animals, and the work we do each day. 

What you would be doing: 

  • Operating newer and well-maintained farm equipment hauling grain by semi-truck.
  • Routine service and repairs to various grain handling equipment.
  • Assist in all areas of the farms harvest operation as needed.

Qualifications: 

  • Prior experience in farming/agriculture operating heavy equipment.
  • Prior experience as a semi-driver with a good driving record Class A CDL required.
  • Basic mechanical ability to work on equipment.
  • High expectations for yourself.

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Project 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 20 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.

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.
  • Install new irrigation systems.

Qualifications: 

  • Be able to obtain valid Wisconsin Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • Clean driving record
  • Mechanical knowledge
  • Able to do outdoor physical work

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Agronomist for Nicholson Consulting

A little about the business: Nicholson Consulting, founded in 1980 and headquartered in Greencastle, Indiana, is an agronomy service company focused on providing growers with innovative, custom agronomic solutions that support the customers’ goals. Our purpose is to partner with our customers to find and provide solutions that produce consistent, high-value results. You would be joining a tight-knit team that values its employees and creates a company culture that is family-oriented. You would be joining a small team that will be helping you grow and develop your career.

What you would be doing: 

  • Building productive, long-term relationships with farmer customers
  • Developing a comprehensive understanding of the customers' soil type, growing conditions and goals
  • Work with farm managers to meets customer goals by:
    • Identifying crop problems (disease, insect, weeds, or soil problems)
    • Soil and petiole testing
    • Make regular visits to customers’ fields
    • Understand, explain, and use capabilities of soils
    • Develop pest management strategy
  • Provide a consistent and regular communication channel between customers to set proper service expectation levels
Qualifications: 
  • Experience or degree in agronomy, crop science, or similar farming background
  • Ability to prioritize operations in light of multiple priorities and conflicting demands
  • Team player with an ability to work independently to troubleshoot issues

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Maintenance Supervisor for Foster Farms

A little about the business: Foster Farms has been a family-owned and operated company for four generations.  Since our founding days back in 1939, we have always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available.  The hope is that our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service and our people will shine through in everything we do.

What you would be doing:

  • Direct and supervise shifts maintenance for Porterville Processing Plant                       
  • Monitor and maintain correct required maintenance records and use those records to conduct analysis and generate reports.
  • Responsible for continuous training programs as directed by the Maintenance Manager, especially for the newly assigned personnel and to increase the effectiveness of experienced personnel:
  • Conduct an aggressive continual and ongoing safety program to include; Inspection, Instruction, Correction, Prevention, Documentation

Qualifications:

  • B.A. /B.S. degree preferred.  AA/B.S. degree or technical school graduate or a minimum of 3-5 years experience in the food processing industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing and must have strong interpersonal skills, work well under pressure.
  • Ability to interface successfully on a daily basis with all production groups.
  • Able to evaluate employees fairly and objectively.
  • Balanced technical/mechanical/ human resource knowledge.
  • Working knowledge of poultry and processing equipment.
  • Ability to submit to and pass a criminal background check.

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Karyn Moyer

Karyn Moyer

Karyn Moyer is the Client Success & Marketing Manager at AgHires. Karyn enjoys learning and discovering new ways to help job seekers and clients to reach their goals. AgHires helps agricultural and food production companies find the employees they need to run a successful business.