Custom Applicator/Sprayer Operator

Tom Farms

Leesburg, Indiana

Full time

Jan 14

Tom Farms is a progressive seed corn, commercial corn, and soybean producer located in Leesburg, Indiana, 1 hour from Fort Wayne or South Bend and 2 short hours from Chicago. We strive to implement leading-edge technologies that improve the efficiency, quality, and overall effectiveness of our production processes.  We are looking for candidates with as much passion for agriculture as we have.  Tom Farms is committed to the following:

○ Commitment to quality, reliability and innovation

○ Relationships built upon service, honesty, and accountability

○ Openness and transparency with an outward mindset

○ Professionalism with passion

○ Stewardship based on respect and integrity

We are hiring a Full-Time Applicator to join our team.  

We offer a competitive wage based on experience and qualifications, group health, dental and vision insurance, health savings plan, 401k retirement plan, life insurance, paid holidays, bonus plan, and uniform shirts.

Your focus will include:


  • Apply crop protection products and fertilizer with late model self-propelled sprayers and spreading equipment
  • Work with a team in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Perform warehouse work to include driving loader or forklift
  • Lift & load up to 75lbs. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Work additional hours to meet seasonal business demands.
  • Perform fieldwork and other general farm work, as necessary.

Quality candidates will possess:

  • Must meet minimum age requirements
  • Valid driver’s license 
  • Previous experience operating farm equipment
  • Previous experience working with application products, operating sprayers and other farm equipment
  • Pesticide Applicators Certification – can obtain after hire, if needed
  • Class A CDL – can obtain after hire, if needed
  • Attentive to detail, self-motivated, organized and able to work without direct supervision
  • Maintenance and routine repairs of application equipment
  • Works safely and considers the safety of others
  • Plans thoroughly and makes sound decisions
  • Honest, trustworthy, and passionate
  • Effective communication and writing skills
  • Listens intently to others and builds relationships to foster teamwork.
  • Thirst for knowledge

If you want to learn more about Tom Farms, you can visit our website: or any of our social channels by searching @TomFarms 

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Tom Farms

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