Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 5-13-19

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. 

National Director, Farm Program for American Humane

A little about the business: Founded in 1877, American Humane is committed to ensuring the safety, welfare and well-being of animals. Our leadership programs are first to serve in promoting and nurturing the bonds between animals and people. We are first to serve, wherever animals are in need of rescue, shelter, protection or security. Through our innovative leadership initiatives – from our “No Animals Were Harmed®” program in Hollywood to broad-based farm and conservation animal welfare certifications, to rapid response rescue and care across the country – American Humane sets the gold standard as the most visionary and effective animal welfare organization in the nation.

What you would be doing: 

The National Director, American Humane Farm Program serves as program leader for the first and largest third party farm animal welfare audit program in the nation, the American Humane Certified program, under American Humane’s Farm Program. The person in this position is responsible for driving program growth, recruiting new producers and broadening program reach while maintaining strong relationships with existing certified producers. 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree in related field preferred
  • Ability to run a successful business or program, including budget management required
  • Diversity of marketing and sales experience strongly desired
  • Additional experience in some or all of the following fields highly preferred: agricultural animal health and welfare, agriculture industry (including allied groups), food supply chain, government (state or national), principles and practices associated with animal welfare including animal husbandry or humane education
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; active listening

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Maintenance Manager for Gernaat Dairy LLC

 A little about the business: Gernaat Dairy, LLC is a family-owned dairy located in Falmouth, MI (20 miles east of Cadillac, MI).  We pride ourselves on operating a progressive dairy farm offering high quality milk to our customers.  Our team prides itself on working together to be a solid, efficient and well-organized team.

What you would be doing: 

  • Monitoring a variety of equipment such as air systems, parlor milking equipment, vacuum system, cooling equipment, and wash systems
  • Complete daily checklist for monitoring equipment such as bulk tank temperature readings, water pressure gauges, variable speed pumps, air compressors, and air pressure regulators
  • Follow detailed daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance schedule
  • Make repairs where necessary when completing maintenance schedule
  • General facilities and building maintenance such as lighting, fans, overhead doors, and general house maintenance for employee housing

Qualifications: 

  • Experience working in an industrial or facilities maintenance role
  • Experience working independently and completing tasks without supervision
  • A detail-oriented mindset and can successfully handle working on multiple issues at once
  • A positive, driven attitude and are capable of setting priorities
  • The ability to function successfully as a team member and take direction well
  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds

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Independent Sales Representative for BigIron Auctions

A little about the business: BigIron is committed to providing honesty and integrity through our state-of-the-art online auction platform. We are continually focused on helping the agricultural community connect buyers and sellers. Through this commitment, we have grown to become the largest, unreserved online auction serving rural America, selling tens of thousands of items through weekly auctions to registered bidders worldwide.

What you would be doing: 

As an Independent Sales Representative, you have a tremendous opportunity to generate significant income and create your own success while participating in our proven growth formula. In this role, you’ll establish business relationships with local individuals within a territory assigned exclusively to you (about 1-2 counties), encouraging clients to list, promote, and sell equipment. We’re invested in your success and provide a comprehensive online training experience to ensure you will thrive in your new position.

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Farm Mechanic for Creekside Valley Farms

A little about the business: Welcome to Creekside Valley Farms located in Oregon’s Fertile Willamette Valley. We’re a diversified farm growing about 12,000 acres where seed crops and hazelnuts are the main commodities.  Our main seed crops include grass, radish, and garlic, along with hazelnuts, grapes, blueberries, and apple trees.  We perform custom work as well as farm drainage systems.  We’ve adapted our farm to the changes in the industry throughout the years, but our values remain the same. Our team is passionate about agriculture, dedicated to working together and thrives with the changing demands of each season.

What you would be doing:

  • Perform maintenance on trucks, equipment and facilities
  • Document details of services performed
  • Source parts with a focus on making economics decisions
  • Research maintenance projects
  • Communicate both with leaders and with the others on the team on repairs, timing of projects, obstacles in getting repairs, etc.
  • Ensure a safe work environment and an organized shop

Qualifications: 

  • Have 2-5 years of mechanical experience in either heavy equipment, ag equipment, diesel, military, construction or relatable work
  • Preferred – have knowledge of hydraulics, electrical repair and basic welding
  • Pay attention to the details and prefer a proactive approach to maintenance
  • Are comfortable with the longer hours involved in farming especially during peak seasons

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Agriculture Equipment Sales Representative for GreenMark Equipment Inc.

A little about the business: Welcome to GreenMark Equipment Inc. We are a 15 location John Deere dealership network in South Western Michigan and Northern Indiana. We have been providing sales and service to farmers, commercial business, large property owners and homeowners. GreenMark Equipment, Inc. has been built on quality products, competent employees, quality service and competitive prices.

What you would be doing: 

  • Maintains current product knowledge on features and benefits of all equipment potentially saleable by the dealership
  • Represents the company for the sale of farm machinery to customers in a defined sales area
  • Monitors competitive activity/products and timely communicates to management, accordingly
  • Maintains all customer information in assigned territory for sales management
  • Knows and follows a defined sales process
  • Maintains assigned company vehicles and equipment

Qualifications: 

  • Have 2-3+ years’ sales experience ideally in either agriculture, construction, lawn & garden equipment, agronomy or heavy equipment
  • Have knowledge of agricultural or turf equipment and farming or operational practices
  • Are highly driven and comfortable learning and understanding the mechanics of farm equipment
  • Are a strong communicator that monitors effective processes to ensure customer satisfaction

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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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