Farm Assistant

State of South Carolina

McCormick County , South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

  • Assists Farm Manager with work assignments for labor and equipment used in the preparation, planting, cultivating and harvesting of crops and management of animals and the greenhouse.
  • Assists with the building of animal pens, farm roads, waterways, terraces and the installation of irrigation lines.
  • Assures effective use of agricultural lands through application of proper farm management techniques.
  • Maintains and repairs farming machinery and buildings.
  • Maintains records showing time that labor and equipment are used for jobs and provide them to the Farm Manager weekly.
  • Knowledge of farming management methods and techniques.
  • Knowledge of maintenance and repair of farming machinery.
  • Knowledge of land and animal management.
  • Ability to effectively utilize and supervise a crew of students in farm management life skills.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records.

Minimum and Additional Requirements
A high school diploma and experience in farm operations.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with heavy equipment operations and livestock experience.