Welcome to Wickstrom Farms/Feedyard! We are a family owned farm and beef cattle operation located in North East Colorado. We buy stocker cattle, graze them during the summer and finish in our feedlot. We also raise dryland wheat, corn and millet.
We are hiring a Farm Hand – Farm Operator for our operation in Orchard, CO about an hour north east of Denver. In this position you will have a variety of roles from operating farm equipment to taking care of cattle to maintenance and general labor around the farm.
We offer competitive compensation based on experience along with health insurance, housing, retirement plan, beef, and a work pickup truck.
Our ideal candidate brings:
- Agricultural / Farm experience
- Reputation for being a hard worker
- The ability to work well with others on the team
- Ability to work extended hours during peak season
What you will be doing:
- Operating farm equipment such as combine, truck, grain cart, air seeder, swather, sprayer, and/or manure truck
- Scouting fields to control rye or other diseases
- Overseeing cattle/livestock for optimal health and well-being
- Maintaining fences and assisting in the build of new pens in feedlot
- Building projects in the shop such as welding and mechanical repairs