CSS Farms, a multi-state agricultural business, strives to provide innovative solutions and superior quality and service to our customers. We proudly and relentlessly continue to meet the highest standards of stewardship when it comes to the three things we value most: our land, our employees, and our communities.
We are a team-oriented company with a high trust, entrepreneurial culture. We value our employees’ opinions, we have a strong work ethic, and are focused on growing great vegetables and developing our operations profitably. People who are most successful at CSS Farms are energetic, self-directed, and pragmatic.
This position is responsible for skillfully operating and maintaining farm equipment.
This position reports directly to the Equipment Manager.
In this position you will:
Operate heavy and light equipment including but not limited to tractors, trucks, pickups, skid steers, loaders, and other equipment as needed
Optimize practices and utilize the latest ag technology such as GPS and precision ag equipment
Preform preventive maintenance as recommended by company and related manufacturers
Keep accurate, complete, and timely records of repair work performed
Maintain work area, chemical storage area, and equipment in a condition that promotes good safety practices
Use and maintain all personal protection equipment recommended for each work situation
Exercise respect and professionalism when working with landowners and other staff
Take on other tasks and responsibilities as needed
Walking and working outdoors in the elements
Ability to bend, squat, twist, and crouch to achieve angle and positions required to perform various repairs
Standing for extended periods of time
Driving between farm sites to move supplies
Regularly handling objects of up to 65 lbs.
Expected Hours of Work
Typical, daily farm hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
Harvest and planting seasons are busy and require longer hours and some weekends
2+ years’ experience operating and maintaining farm equipment
Great problem-solving skills and a desire to be in a self-directed role
Ability to read and comprehend written instructions and/or oral instructions
Ability to maintain accurate, complete, and timely records
Willingness to work extended hours including weekends and holidays as required by seasonal nature of the business
Demonstrated strong work-ethic and exceptional interpersonal skills
Previous experience working with potatoes and irrigated crops is a plus
Knowledge of crop Agronomics
Class A CDL
Proficient bilingual, written and verbal, in Spanish and English is preferred but not required
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire
Compensation and Benefits
Market competitive salary
Healthcare, Dental, and Vision coverage as outline in the company benefits overview
Flex spending account for out-of-pocket medical expenses
401(k) plan options
Short Term Disability Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, and Life insurance
A paid time off package
Tuition reimbursement options
CSS Farms is an EOE.
CSS Farms expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.