Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week
For the week of 9-17-18
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A little about the business: Voreis Farms is a 4,000 acre corn and soybean farm located in Argos, Indiana (about 30 miles south of South Bend). We are 1,000 acres irrigated and have 800,000 Bu of storage.
What you would be doing: Farm equipment operation such as planting, spraying, harvest, and/or trucking. Light equipment maintenance and repair on large tractors, combines, trucks, etc. Assist in all areas of the farm as needed.
Qualifications: Prior experience operating, maintaining or repairing heavy equipment, farm equipment or agriculture equipment. CDL preferred or a willingness to obtain. Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks. Strong personal motivation along with strong moral values and a commitment to the betterment of the operation. Ability to work extended hours during the busy season.
A little about the business: Pork 360 is a family owned and operated breed to finish swine farm finishing approximately 70,000 pigs per year. We are located in Muscatine, IA between Iowa City and Davenport. We have a passion for pigs and take great pride in raising quality pork. Alongside of our swine program, we row crop 1,800 acres.
What you would be doing: We’re hiring a Swine Farm Manager – Finishing Manager to manage our 4- 2400 head finishers in the West Liberty, IA area about 17 miles south east of Iowa City. The finishers all use the Maximus Controller. We’re looking for someone that is a self-starter and highly motivated. Along with caring for finishers, you may also perform field work such as grain hauling and light maintenance.
Qualifications: Prior experience with swine/sow/hog industry. Row Crop experience preferred. Degree in animal science, livestock management, agriculture, agribusiness or related field preferred. Valid Driver’s License – CDL preferred but not required. Be flexible with daily task. Be willing to work alone at times. Experience with crop production is plus but not required.
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.
What you would be doing: You will be responsible for the administration of various marketing projects and tasks as needed to communicate and promote the CVA brand and value proposition. Working with others on the CVA team and CVA marketing team, you will help discover and deliver value to our customers.
Qualifications: Four-year degree in marketing, communications, advertising or public relations required. Three to Five years of related experience and/or training managing marketing projects required. Agriculture background preferred but not necessary.
A little about the business: Envirocare Lawn & Landscape. is a full service landscape design, construction and maintenance company located in Perrysburg, Ohio. We have been in business for over 25 years offering landscape design, lawn maintenance and tree services, installations for irrigation, hardscapes, landscape and turf plus comprehensive snow and ice management services.
What you would be doing: We’re looking for Crew Leaders and General Laborers to ensure quality work is performed on-site for each customer. These are hands-on roles working with lawn equipment and tools. If you enjoy working outdoors, this is a great opportunity. While we prefer some technician experience, we are willing to train the right candidates.
Qualifications: Experience preferred but not required in landscape and lawn care. Must work well in team environment. Ability to lift 50-80 lbs, be on your feet most of the day, and work in various weather conditions. Positive attitude and high attention to the details.
A little about the business: BDI Machinery started in 1995 to meet the specialty equipment, tool and machinery needs of fruit, vegetable and nursery growers. Located in Macungie, PA, 60 miles northwest of Philadelphia, we pride ourselves on being a partner to our customers to provide them with the latest technological advances in equipment. We specialize in sourcing and distributing cutting-edge equipment from around the world.
What you would be doing: We are hiring an Operations Manager to join our operation. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to grow in a business and take their career to the next level. We are willing to train you to take over daily operations with the opportunity that may lead to the ownership and succession of the company. You will be trained directly by the founder of the business on a variety of roles—from working directly with farmers, to managing staff, to traveling internationally, to developing marketing plans.
Qualifications: Be mechanically inclined and passionate about equipment. Have 3-5 years of experience in horticulture, viticulture, agriculture, farming and/or agricultural equipment (preferred). Have a BS degree in horticulture, agriculture, engineering or related field (preferred). Have the ability to travel 25% of the time to review new equipment and help customers identify the equipment that meets their needs.
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.