Agriculture Jobs of the Week 10-10-22

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Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 10-10-22

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. 

Precision Ag Consultant/Technician for GP Precision Ag, LLC

A little about the business: Precision Ag Consultant/Technician: Established, successful, precision ag-based company is seeking a conscientious, self-motivated individual looking for a career working with precision ag equipment. This position is not your ordinary precision ag technician position; it is a unique chance to be involved in the growth of the ever-changing precision ag industry.

What you would be doing:

  • Assist and/or take lead in installation of precision ag equipment
  • Assist farmers with troubleshooting precision ag equipment
  • Support sales of GP Precision Ag products and services
  • Create a positive outlook with the use of precision ag equipment
  • Educate growers how precision ag technologies create a positive ROI
  • Educate growers with the proper use of precision ag technologies
  • Presenting at Planter Clinics and Operational Clinics

Qualifications: 

  • Safety oriented
  • Must have a clean, safe driving record
  • Must have a strong Precision Ag background with practical agricultural experience.
  • Computer skills
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • A High School diploma is required

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Health & Safety Manager for Dairy One Cooperative

A little about the business: Dairy One Cooperative, Inc is a not-for-profit cooperative based in Ithaca, New York. We work primarily throughout the Northeast and mid-Atlantic region providing a full range of services to the agricultural industry including: DHI testing, milk, forage, and soil analyses, software support, on farm technology, and agronomy services.  

What you would be doing: 

Safety Plan Coordination

  • Work with department heads to develop, administer and maintain comprehensive safety programs.

Documentation

  • Develop, maintain, and update all cooperative safety manuals including Ithaca Center Facilities Safety Manual, Field Safety Manual, Fall Prevention and Protection Program Manual, Firefighter and Designated Searcher Manual.

Compliance

  • Coordinate proper disposal of all hazardous wastes according to current federal, state, and local regulations.

Qualifications: 

  • Associate's Degree and at least 5 years of experience in a health and safety compliance role.
  • Familiarity with OSHA standards and regulations.
  • Experience with regulatory documentation/record-keeping requirements is essential.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team are essential.

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Heavy Equipment Operator for Country Boys Custom Farming LLC

A little about the business: Welcome to Country Boys Custom Farming! We are a small family-owned and operated custom manure hauling service located in Farwell, MI (about 20 miles north of Mt. Pleasant). We treat each employee as a member of our own family and enjoy our Sundays off.

What you would be doing:

  • Operating farm equipment such as a tractor, manure tanker, and other heavy equipment.
  • General light maintenance work to equipment.
  • Manure hauling from storage pits to fields.

Qualifications: 

  • Previous experience operating farm equipment.
  • Have the ability to work long hours.
  • Are dependable and hard working.
  • Works well independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Respectful to clients and other team members.

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Farm Animal Caretaker for Purdue University

What you would be doing: 

Livestock Research
  • Observe livestock health; Diagnose common illnesses and administer medications (injections, capsules, etc.) as deemed appropriate
Research Plots and Rotational and Forage Crop Production
  • Operate tractors from 20 hp to 200 hp
  • Operate small and large crop production and research equipment during field operations such as tillage

Research Equipment and Facilities Maintenance and Repair

  • Set and calibrate tools to fit conditions and applications when required
General Labor and Outreach
  • Represent Purdue to customers, the public, government, and other external sources

Digital Ag

  • Operate or learn to operate GPS guidance systems

Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 4 years of related experience
  • Welding, metal fabrication, carpentry, plumbing, painting, mechanical repair and maintenance, troubleshooting and resolving technical problems, equipment operation
  • Basic knowledge of the operation and integration of Ag equipment and electronics and repair, maintenance, and fabrication as used for agronomic crops.

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Livestock Judging Program Manager for the University of Arkansas System

A little about the business: The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain's main campus in Mena is situated on a pristine 40-acre campus at the foot of Arkansas' second highest peak, Rich Mountain, with satellite campuses located in Waldron and Mount Ida.

What you would be doing: 

  • Coordinate and implement competitive team travel, and practice/ work/chore schedules
  • Conduct competitive and/or recruitment activities for the division
  • Travel to various high schools, conferences, events, and other sites for recruitment
  • Cultivate and develop relationships with alumni groups, business, industry, and community partners
  • Oversee and maintain budgets related to the livestock judging program
  • Lead divisional events, clubs, and teams
  • Oversee program website updates and the program's social media

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work well with a diverse population
  • Experience in competitive livestock judging, collegiate experience preferred
  • Experience with livestock herds, the livestock industry, and livestock evaluation
  • Computer proficiency, including the use of Microsoft Office

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Mikayla Schaefer

Mikayla Schaefer

Mikayla Schaefer is the Marketing Coordinator at AgHires. Mikayla enjoys marketing to help job seekers reach their goals and assist clients in finding their ideal candidates. AgHires helps agricultural and food production companies find the employees they need to run a successful business.