Farm Hand / Irrigation Assistant

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The Farm Hand is responsible for safely operating farm equipment and vehicles, assisting with irrigation, forage harvesting, shop maintenance, landscaping, fencing, and many other farm duties as they arise. This position will provide general support to the Farm Operations Manager at Belcampo Farms LLC located in Gazelle, California.
1. 20% Operate tractors, ATV, and Utility Vehicles to produce feed for livestock and build healthy soils
2. 30% Irrigation of crops with center pivots, wheel lines, and K-lines.
3. 20% Assist in maintaining farm infrastructure that supports livestock operations, including fencing, irrigation, and stock water systems
4. 20% Assist with the equipment maintenance program
5. 5% Assist with animal husbandry on an as needed basis
6. 5% Contributes to team effort by going above and beyond duties described here

Job Competencies, Qualifications, and Requirements
- Tractors, ATV, UTV and equipment operation
- Basic understanding of internal combustion engines (gas and diesel), hydraulic systems,
and electrical systems of farm equipment
- Irrigation systems and forage crop production
- Sustainable and organic farming practices a plus

- Troubleshooting mechanical and electrical issues
- Safe operation of tractors, vehicles, ATV & UTV
- Small engine repair is a plus
- Maintaining a positive attitude
- Working well in a team environment
- Ability to works alone
- Working safely

Minimum Qualifications
- 1 year of experience in small, medium or large scale farming operations
- High school diploma/GED required
- Valid drivers’ license (Class A CDL preferred)

Physical Requirements
- This positions requires an employee who can work standing, up to 10 hours a day, 5-6 days a week
- Lift approximately 50 pounds
- The main location for this position is at the Belcampo Farms headquarters in Gazelle,
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