ASSISTANT FARM MANAGER

Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Kempton, IL
Compensation: $60,000 to $75,000, based on experience
Timing: as soon as possible

SUMMARY OF JOB
Provide overall hands on and supervisory support to the Farm Manager and team members,
ensuring all aspects of our Belltown Farms operations are executed to the highest of standards,
productively and safely

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
− Assume farm manager duties when the farm manager is absent
− Safely and effectively operate farm equipment used inorganic grain crop production,
including but not limited to large tractors, combines, tillage machinery, planting
equipment, and cultivation equipment
− Able to handle routine maintenance and general repairs
− Load and unload grain storage, seed, and equipment as needed
− Accurately document grain shipments as per company protocols
− Support Farm Manager with daily team organization

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE MUCH OF THE FOLOWING EXPERIENCE
− 2-4 years farming or land maintenance work
− Organic farming experience
− Row crop and small grain production experience
− Basic understanding of grain bin operations and grain conditioning
− Regenerative agriculture mindset
− Understanding of Precision Ag systems on equipment

WHO YOU ARE:
− Aptitude for leadership
− Enthusiasm for continuous development
− Strong organization and planning skills
− Flexible and adaptable, with a positive, can do – will do attitude
− Attention to detail
− Communicate respectfully, clearly and openly with others

REQUIREMENTS
− Ability to work additional hours during Harvest seasons
− Valid Driver’s License; clean driving record
− DOT Physical (upon hire) and pass background checks

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS
− CDL preferred but not required

BENEFITS:
− Vacation and sick pay
− Medical, dental, and vision insurance (100% employer-paid for employee and 50% for
dependents)
− 401k employer contribution

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
− Working outdoors and walking on uneven terrain
− Ability to work in dusty conditions
− Ability to sit, climb and balance as well as bend and kneel frequently
− Ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds or more
occasionally. Twisting with weight as needed.
− Manual dexterity, coordination and constant movement and use of limbs required.
Belltown is an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring equality, tackling
discrimination, promoting diversity in our workforce, creating an inclusive working
environment, and fostering good relationships between diverse groups of employees. All
employees and job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of race, color, ancestry,
ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital or civil union status, disability,
pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status, or any other class protected
under federal, state, or local law.

DISCLAIMER
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the
performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties,
responsibilities, or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts
management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions