East Central Illinois based family farm operation is seeking a farm assistant to join their team.
This farm covers parts of three counties and has a large modern shop and grain system. This person will join a team of three full-time employees and part-time employees based upon the season.
Equipment is primarily John Deere and semis are Peterbilt. The work will consist of equipment operation, truck driving, crop production, and equipment repairs similar to other large grain farming operations in Illinois.
You will not have direct reports but may assist with employee direction and leadership. You will help in keeping the work flowing. You will operate a sprayer and planter, assist with tender operations, mix insect and weed control products, and other duties as needed. Hours are typical seasonal. You can expect to work about 500 hours of overtime.
The owners treat everyone as family and are close knit. You must be a motivated person who can fit in and interact with the group and be experienced operating modern farm equipment.
As an employee, you will be eligible for medical and retirement benefits, and the farm provides flexibility for time off. The owners are motivated to hire now.
This role is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working on the farm doing a variety of tasks without the stresses of ownership.
$50-60,000 with benefits.
Contact Jim Fleming.