Farm Assistant (In-House )

State of South Carolina

McCormick County , South Carolina

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.