Cedar View Farm is a fourth generation, family-owned larger crop operation located in Greencastle, Indiana. Our goal is to improve the land we farm, both in productivity and quality. We focus on good environmental stewardship with our no-till crop and soil conservation practices. We grow mainly corn and soybeans with a mix of wheat and hay depending on the year. We have a highly driven team who share a passion for farming, our Christian principles and enjoy our time at work even during the long hours of the busy season.

We are hiring for a full-time Farm Equipment Operator/Agronomy Assistant in Greencastle (45 miles west of Indianapolis). You would be performing a variety of tasks including operating equipment, hauling grain and working at our storage facilities, scouting fields, working with precision ag technology, and record keeping. You would be joining a team of five where it is an “all hands-on deck” mentality, where everyone is willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done.

We are looking for our farm to continue to the next generation. There is potential for personal growth within the operation and we are looking for the right individual who would be career oriented and thinking long-term to our farm and the community we live in.

Our ideal candidate brings

 Pride and focus on paying attention to the details

 Ability to learn and adapt to changing situations

 Knowledge in agronomy with a desire to learn and work hard to reach the end goal

 Passion for agriculture and experience in farming with the inherent traits to grow to be a leader on the farm

 Ability to operate heavy equipment

 Ability to work with precision ag technology

 Problem-solving skills and ability to think ahead

 Ability to be self-sufficient and productive as well as work with others efficiently

 Shared values of our team which embraces integrity, humbleness, and drive

What you would be doing

 Operate farm equipment and haul grain

 Assist with basic equipment maintenance and repairs

 Assist with drying, storage, and movement of grain

 Scouting and helping to develop crop protection programs and maintaining records

 Assist with data gathering and comparison during the off-season

 Maintain an organized and clean appearance of the farm operation, equipment, and grounds

 Assist with ground maintenance and other general farm duties

 Support strong land stewardship and conservation practices of sod waterways, buffer strips, and cover crops

 

 

Qualifications

 Degree in relatable agriculture field such as crop science, agronomy, or ag tech preferred, not required if you possess equivalent in work experience

 Ability and Willingness to obtain Private Pesticide Applicator license

 Ability and Willingness to obtain CDL

 Basic knowledge in equipment and semi operation, grain drying and storage, and crop farming practices

Compensation

Negotiable, based on experience and level of expertise

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