ApplyDescriptionPOSITION PURPOSE:Perform variety of duties related to operating a ranching/farming business including but not limited to caring for livestock, irrigation systems, operating farming machinery, planting, baling and loading crops, maintenance and repair of equipment.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:* Cultivate, plant, spray, weed, and harvest crops and fields.* Build and repair fences.* Mow, rake, bale and load (mechanically and physically) crops.* Feed, gather and doctor livestock.* Drive or operate farm machinery, such as trucks, tractors, or self-propelled harvesters, to transport workers or supplies and to cultivate or harvest fields.* Perform hardscape activities, including installation and repair of irrigation systems, resurfacing and grading of paths, rockwork, and erosion control.* Assist with minor maintenance and repair of ranch/farm equipment (i.e. replace blades, grease machines, etc.).* Other duties as assigned.RequirementsQUALIFICATIONS:* High School Diploma or GED Certificate required. Associates Degree in Agriculture strongly preferred.* 3+ years verifiable experience working on a professional ranch or farm required.* 3+ years experience with Irrigation, Livestock and Heavy Equipment Operations required.* Basic mechanic abilities required.* Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.* Able to handle multiple priorities and tasks at once in a fast-paced environment.* Valid Oregon CDL preferred, current Oregon Drivers License, with farm endorsement required with the ability to qualify for the UIDC's Drivers Program.
Location/Region: Central Point, OR (97502)