Farm Operator – Farm Mechanic in Independence, OR

Setniker Farms
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Job Description

Welcome to Setniker Farms! We are a diversified irrigated farm growing a variety of crops including grass seed, peppermint, specialty seed crops, grains, and hazelnuts. Located in northwest Oregon, our progressive operation consists of a seed warehouse, mint distillery, and Corn Drying Facility. We use the latest agricultural technologies and practices available across our entire operation. We are family-owned and our employees are part of our extended family.
We’re hiring a Farm Operator – Farm Mechanic to join our team in Independence, OR (about 12 miles southwest of Salem). In this role you will be operating farm machinery such as tractors, plows, trucks, and applicators, as well as repairing and maintaining that machinery. We currently operate a fleet of late model farm equipment that is constantly being updated and have several new machines to take to the field this season. We have expanded so we are looking to grow our team. The potential for career growth is here for someone looking to be a farm manager or a crew leader in the future.

We offer a competitive hourly wage based on prior experience (ranging from $85K – $110K yearly), health and dental insurance, paid vacation, company vehicle, bonuses, and 401K.

Operate farm machinery such as tractors, harvesting equipment, trucks, and applicators.
Perform maintenance and repair of farm machinery, trucks, and vehicles.
Maintain a clean working environment in the shop and on the grounds.
Assist on all other areas of the farm where needed.


3+ years of prior production agriculture or farming experience.
Ability to work extended hours during planting and harvest seasons.
Valid Driver’s License, CDL preferred but not required.
Positive mindset with a team first attitude.
Willingness to listen and learn.