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Keller Farms

Collinsville, Illinois

Job Type Full Time

Keller Farms is a large family-owned farming operation near Collinsville, Illinois and Charleston, Missouri. The farm produces a variety of grain and specialty crops such as horseradish and sweet corn.

Keller Farms is looking to hire an individual who is energetic and eager to join our expanding farming operation. This position is a full-time position offering a competitive benefits’ package as well as offering room for advancement. This job will require, but not limited to, the following:

Farm Operator

Responsibilities:

  • The Farm Operator will assist with all farming operations such as operating farm equipment, planting, irrigation, harvest, and shipments.
  • The Farm Operator will ensure efficient use and care of all equipment.
  • The Farm Operator will perform routine maintenance on equipment
  • The Farm Operator will direct and assist in monitoring the activities of crews

Requirements:

  • Previous experience in farming, agriculture, or related field required.
  • Knowledge of electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical system repairs and basic diagnosis
  • Experience operating large farm equipment and implements.
  • Welding experience
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Maintain complete and accurate records
  • Willingness to learn
  • Availability to have a flexible work schedule
  • Valid driver’s license

A Class-A CDL is required.

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • 401K with company match
  • Vacation and Holiday pay
  • Bonus/Profit sharing
  • Uniforms

Job Type: Full-time

Farm Driver

Responsibilities:

  • The Farm Driver must safely operate trucks with heavy loads.
  • The Farm Driver performs pre-trip and post-trip inspection - assuring the safety of the vehicle.
  • The Farm Driver maneuvers truck into loading or unloading position as needed.
  • The Farm Driver maintains accurate records of products carried, delivered or returned.
  • The Farm Driver performs general service and maintenance of equipment, trucks, and trailers.
  • The Farm Driver keeps maintenance list/records updated.
  • The Farm Driver hauls grain to an elevator or grain bin.
  • The Farm Driver operates farm equipment as needed.
  • The Farm Driver assists with other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of one-year truck driving experience.
  • Must hold a valid Class A-CDL.
  • Familiarity with farm equipment, such as augers and bins.
  • Must be responsible and professional at all times.
  • Previous experience in farming, agriculture, or related field preferred.
  • Must be able to work in severe weather conditions; both heat and cold.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • 401K with company match
  • Vacation and Holiday pay
  • Bonus/Profit sharing
  • Uniforms

Job Type: Full-time

HOW TO APPLY

Email resumes to Bree@kellerfarmsinc.com 

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