Farm Assistant Full-Time (Lebanon, Oregon)

Koos Seed Co

compensation: $17-$19 Based on Experience
employment type: full-time
job title: Farm Assistant
We are a 3000+ acre family farm that takes prides in producing quality seed products in Lebanon and surrounding area. We grow a diversified assortment of seed crops that are require year-round attention. We also operate a seed warehouse in Lebanon that cleans, bags, and ships the cleaned seed domestically and internationally. For us it is important to have a happy, qualified team to help with our operation.

This position will work Monday-Friday up to 8-10 hours/day, 50 hours/week during spring and fall months. Late Spring and Summer months require Monday - Saturday shifts to support harvest machinery and seed processing equipment. During the winter months the normal work week is often Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week.

Basic Job Responsibilities
• Driving and servicing a variety of farm equipment including combines, windrowers, tractors, flail choppers, trucks and ATVs.
• Perform required maintenance on vehicles, trucks, tractors, and related farm and seed processing including support equipment.
• Assist with various farm projects/work related errands with minimal supervision.
• Ability to work with all company employees as a team member to achieve required results and success in a diverse operating environment.
• Flexibility to support other roles when needed to support the farm especially during harvest months.

Key Qualifications
• Basic to advanced mechanical knowledge is ideal candidate.
• Previous farm experience or comparable experience preferred
• Basic to advanced knowledge of servicing requirements and maintenance procedures for motor vehicles, tractors, and seed processing equipment
• Self-motivated and able to work alone and Farm Manager instructions.
• Ability to analyze and solve problems.
• Capable to plan work effectively and efficiently to achieve required results
• Ability to work safely by embracing, participating, and following company safety and training,

Licenses and Certifications
• Valid driver’s license to operate company vehicles.
• Farm Endorsement is a plus, but not required.
• Technical and trade school certifications or attendance is a plus, but not required.

Physical Environment
• Often working outdoors in heat/humidity/cold and other weather conditions.
• Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
• Work can be strenuous involving pushing, pulling, gripping, standing, walking, bending, stooping, grasping, and walking on soft or uneven surfaces while performing required duties in shop or field.
• Ability to work long hours and have good attendance.
• Reasonable noise and dust/dirt tolerance.
• Ability to comply with company safety policies and use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required.

• $17-$19 based on experience

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post id: 7747694406


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