Welcome to Schoenfelder Farms
We're a family owned and managed fourth generation farm located just outside of Rochester, MN. We have crops (hay and corn) as well as a feedlot and cow/calf operation and farrow-to-finish hog operation. We work hard each day and pride ourselves on getting the job done.
We're currently looking for a full-time Farm Hand/Ranch Hand for our feedlot and cow/calf portion of the operation. This position offers a wide variety of responsibilities including daily cattle feeding and checking, fencing, haying, manure hauling, calving our cow herd, and operating and maintaining heavy equipment.
Full-time competitive salary based on experience plus the opportunity to participate in our Simple IRA and we also offer insurance. We are located less than 5 miles from Rochester, MN, which is a large town offering a variety of housing options as well as employment options for a spouse and great schools for a family. There are also many smaller towns nearby that boast a great quality of life and schools.
This job might be for you if you are:
- Comfortable around heavy equipment, cattle, and are mechanically inclined
- A hard worker that is self-motivated and can work independently
- Someone who enjoys working outdoors and are comfortable with the longer hours needed during peak seasons
- Passionate about the agriculture industry or have relatable skills and are looking to get into farming
What you will be doing:
- Operating front end loaders and cattle feed trucks and feed wagons, tractors, spreaders, haying equipment, etc.
- Daily cattle care including feeding, sorting, checking, vaccinating, checking fencing, hauling to pastures, etc.
- Other general duties around the farm as necessary