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Grain Elevator Operator

Buhl, ID 83316

Posted: 07/15/2024 Industry: AGRICULTURE Pay Rate: $15.00-24.00/hr. DOE

Job Description

Gem State Staffing in Twin Falls is seeking a full-time, temporary-to-permanent Grain Elevator Operator in Buhl and a seasonal position in Bliss and Hansen. This position is responsible for performing operations tasks involving the receiving, storage, cleaning, packaging and shipping of grain.



  • Perform at least six tasks in the operations area contributing to customer service, grain conditioning and general facility upkeep

  • Operate various types of mobile equipment

  • Treat seed

  • Weighing trucks, product sampling and testing

  • Handling/Receiving equipment and monitoring

  • Inspect activities and identify any issues 

  • Data entry of delivery details

  • General facility upkeep

Job Requirements


  • Self-motivated, self-directed personality
  • Have 1-2 years’ of on the farm or agriculture experience required
  • Basic experience operating heavy equipment (e.g. loader, tractor, forklift)
  • Be amble to pass a math and mechanical test
  • Basic comprehension of English, written and verbal
  • Ability to work long hours over multiple, consecutive days
  • Ability to repetitively stand, bend, twist, crouch, and stoop for extended periods
  • Ability to repetitively lift 50+ lbs.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and personal transportation
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug and background screenings


Job type/duration: Full-time, seasonal through the fall; possible temporary-to-permanent

Pay rate: $15.00 - $24.00/hour, Depends On Experience

Schedule: Monday through Saturday, approx. 6:30 AM – 7:00 PM (during harvest)

Location: T2H in Buhl and FT/Seasonal in Hansen and Bliss

Additional Information

Where to apply: In-person at Gem State Staffing office – 628 Main Ave. North in Twin Falls. You may also begin the application process online at

When to apply: Application hours – 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday

What to bring: Two forms of government issued ID to fulfill List B and C I-9 requirements (e.g. Social Security card and driver’s license) or one form of ID which fulfills List A requirement for I-9 (e.g. U.S. passport or Permanent Resident Card)
What to plan for: An hour of time to complete necessary paperwork – filling out employment history, acknowledging our rules and regulations, taking the safety quiz (for labor applicants), completing the W-4 and I-9 forms

Questions? Call us at (208) 735-5999

*** Note: If you apply online, you will still need to visit the office to complete additional paperwork. Applicants who do not follow up in-person will not be considered. ***

Meet Your Recruiter

Patricia Villasenor
Branch Manager- Twin Falls

 Patricia wears many hats in the Twin Falls branch including providing administrative support, sales and marketing, and employee/customer relations. Patricia is a native to Twin Falls and has worked with Gem State Staffing for over 10 years now. She has a strong sense of devotion and specializes in seeking out the best characteristics in a person to get them the best job opportunity possible. Patricia spends her free time with her husband of 18 years, their two adult boys, and their two little fur babies.

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