6168 Farm Assistant (Swine & Grain) Southeastern Iowa
DESCRIPTIONExceptionally well-managed and respected farm in southeastern Iowa is looking for a Farm Assistant who enjoys working with pigs and is willing to take the lead in a multi-barn wean-to-finish operation. The successful candidate must also enjoy working in the fields with large equipment, haul grain with semis, and assist with shop work as needed. This is not an 8-5 position. Days are widely variable; you must be able to adapt and change, often with little notice as things come up on the farm. Candidates must be self-starting, hard working, and desiring to locate in the area. Being teachable is key; the farm is willing to train, especially on the swine side. But a passion for pigs must be there. The successful candidate will also have or be capable of getting a CDL; be mechanical with the ability to troubleshoot issues; able to operate large tractors and all types of farm equipment; enjoy using the latest technology such as AutoTrack; be capable of assisting with spraying, grain drying, and grain storage; and have an all-around knack for getting things done on the farm. This is an excellent growth opportunity for the individual who desires to be part of a successful farming operation that takes great pride in providing comprehensive training and working together to be a first-class operation. $35-45,000 plus an attractive bonus program and a good benefit package. Great rural location with excellent schools and larger communities / entertainment opportunities nearby.Apply for this job.