Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 1-15-18

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 the five we have highlighted below.

Field Sales Agronomist for GrowMark Inc.

A little about the business: GROWMARK is a regional cooperative providing agronomy, energy, facility planning, and logistics products and services, as well as grain marketing and risk management services in more than 40 states and Ontario, Canada. GROWMARK is large enough to offer solid career opportunities, but small enough to provide a family-oriented, welcoming environment and great benefits.

What you would be doing: Accountable for profitable sales and market share growth of FS supported seed brands, forage seed and seed care products. Provides seed sales/marketing leadership and support with assigned members.

Qualifications: Normally requires a BS degree in Ag Business or Agronomy, or the equivalent thereof, and 3 years or more of Ag sales related work experience to demonstrate knowledge of seed and crop protection sales. Must have passed the CCA and CCS (or CCS proficiency) exams.

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Full Time Wine Guide for The Wonderful Company

A little about the business: Located in Paso Robles, JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery was founded in 1981 and is known for crafting world class wines using Bordeaux grape varieties. Widely recognized for their iconic ISOSCELES Bordeaux blend, the wine that arguably put Paso Robles luxury winemaking on the map, JUSTIN is also known for their Cabernet Sauvignon. The property at JUSTIN features a Tasting Room, luxury suite accommodations and a Restaurant — making it the only winery on the Central Coast to offer all three options. In addition to its stellar hospitality offerings, JUSTIN consistently receives top honors around the world, including a place in the Wine Spectator’s world-wide Top 10 list in 2000 and 93 points for the 2009 ISOSCELES, further establishing JUSTIN as a leader in luxury Bordeaux variety winemaking. JUSTIN wines are available through discerning fine wine retailers and restaurants throughout the United States, or directly from the Winery via JUSTIN’s Tasting Room, on-line store or to members of the exclusive JUSTIN Wine Society wine club.

What you would be doing: The Wine Guide is responsible for all daily activities and requirements related to Tasting Room operation. Wine Guides are required to complete the JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery education program. Tasting room activities include but are not limited to: excellent customer service, general stocking and cleaning, tours, weekend lounge execution, outreach, and cooperation with all departments.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED. Two (2) years retail sales preferred. Proven success working with others. Excellent communication skills and ability to relate to people at all levels. Must possess a passion for wine and the wine industry.

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Administrative Assistant for Central Valley AG

A little about the business: Central Valley Ag (CVA) is a member-owned farmers’ cooperative located in central and northeastern Nebraska. Established in 2003, CVA has 365 employees across our trade area that provide agronomy, grain, and feed services to over 10,000 farmers and ranchers. Advanced Cropping Systems and ProEdge Marketing are innovative programs available for producers to work with experts who can aide in GPS, Grid Sampling, and Risk Management. Full-service feed milling and delivery from an HACCP approved feed mill, gives us the ability to provide feed products that fit your individual needs.

What you would be doing: As an Administrative Assistant for CVA you will be responsible for providing administrative and accounting support to the York administrative office.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited related program. Relevant experience may be substituted for education. Minimum of three (3) years of administrative and/or data entry experience. Demonstrated experience providing detailed and accurate information to a business unit. Agricultural background desirable. Ability to read and interpret documents as required. Must have the ability to develop content for customer/patron and prospect correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees. Above average knowledge in Excel software.

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Tank Builder for Cady Inc.

A little about the business: Glass-lined tank contractors since 1954. Cady offers an employee benefits program including health insurance, 401k plan, safety training, and holiday pay.

What you would be doing: Working with the Cady construction crew is a traveling position, covering the states of Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Missouri, Indiana and Michigan.  Job sites vary from project to project as Cady provides tanks to the Agricultural, Industrial and Municipal markets.

Qualifications:  Construction experience is preferred, but not mandatory.  This crew position does require physical labor at project sites.  Operation of small hand tools is required.  Mandatory requirements include a valid driver’s license, negative drug screen and the ability to perform work at ground level and elevated heights.          

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Farm Operator – Field Lead for Starr Farms Partnership

A little about the business: We’re a diversified farm operation growing both grain crops and pumpkins located in Connersville, Indiana (east of Indianapolis).  We strive to execute progressive farm practices focused on quality and efficiency.  Join a team that works together to get the work done and enjoy seeing the fruits of our efforts.  Our top priorities are our landowners, our team and our stewardship of the land.

What you would be doing: You will enjoy a variety of work from operating equipment, maintaining equipment, grain handling as well as other farm tasks. You will be at times during peak season leading a small team while working side-by-side operating equipment. This role has potential to advance to an Operations Manager position. We’re willing to invest in training the right individual and our ideal hire for this role will have the ability to grow in their responsibilities.

Qualifications: Experience in production agriculture is preferred but not necessary. We’re willing to work with individuals that have prior heavy equipment operation/mechanic experience in relatable fields such as military, construction and agri-businesses. A valid driver’s license, and a good driving record. Must be able to pass a drug test.

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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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