Crop Production Assistant for 2015
Gingerich Farms is a family farming operation based in Lovington, Illinois that has been producing corn & soybeans on the flat black soils of central IL since 1969. We focus on maximizing economic returns on each acre we farm by using the latest machinery, technology, and management methods that serve that purpose.
WHAT THIS COMPANY OFFERS YOU:
A professional, friendly, fun and smoke free work environment where you will work with other quality Ag professionals.
Late model John Deere equipment
Heavy use of technology.
This position is hourly based.
A benefits package including health, IRA, paid vacation and holidays.
Saturdays work schedule is dictated by work load of the season.
WHAT YOUR DUTIES WOULD BE:
As a Crop Production Assistant you get to do many different activities during a cropping cycle.
In season you would be operating equipment which includes sprayers, spring tillage, planters, nutrient applicators, mowers, harvest equipment, and fall tillage.
Out of season you would be working in a modern shop doing basic mechanical repair work, light fabrication work, and general machine clean up.
Anytime as needed you would be assisting the Grain Storage & Conditioning department with mechanical or labor skills needed in our Grain Storage facility.
Most of our field operations include some form of documentation, you would be responsible to fulfill this documentation needs and report them to the correct supervisor or clerk,
If you have a valid class A CDL you may be asked to drive a semi to do some jobs.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Must have experience on a grain farm, operating equipment.
Must understand the long working hours associated with planting and harvesting season.
Class A CDL license is preferred, but not required.
You must understand this position involves directly reporting to and working with other employee, and an attitude of teamwork is expected.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
If you are interested in this position please call Aaron Gingerich 217-543-2499