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Eichelberger Farms

Grounds Maintenance Worker

Farm Maintenance – Wayland, Iowa
Department Farm Maintenance
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

The primary objective of this position is to maintain the grounds of the Eichelberger facilities, and assist with general farm duties. 

Knowledge/Skills/Ability

  • Basic English reading and writing skills
  • Must be able to follow directions
  • Must function as a team player
  • Must have or be willing to get class A CDL

Physical Job Requirements

  • Lifting
  • Frequent lifting of 5lbs up to 45lbs
  • Occasional lifting in excess of 25lbs up to 75-100lbs

Requires lots of physical movements such as bending, stretching, walking, squatting, pulling, pushing, lifting and working on your feet for extended periods of time throughout the work day.

Work Environment

  • Loud and dusty
  • Outside work

Primary Responsibilities

A.   Grounds maintenance

  • Timely mowing of all facility lawns.  
  • Application of chemicals.
  • Maintaining bushes, shrubbery, and trees at all facilities.

B.   Driveway maintenance

o   Hauling rock with semi or dump truck

o   Dragging driveways.

o   Filling holes as needed.

C.   General farm duties

o   Cleaning fence rows, cut trees, maintain fencing.

o   Fixing tile holes, terraces, and risers.

E.   Bio-security Compliance

o   Comply with all company bio-security protocols such as,

F.    Other Responsibilities

o Perform all assigned duties in a safe and timely manner

o Must adhere to task specific protocols including lock out/tag out and utilization of PPE

o Regular and consistent attendance

o Other duties as assigned

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  • Location
    Wayland, Iowa
  • Department
    Farm Maintenance
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
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