Caring That Yields
Farming in the Walla Walla Valley Since 1911

Employment Opportunities


Organization Description:

H.T. Rea Farming is a fourth-generation family owned and operated farm in the Walla Walla Valley specializing in the production of various grain crops, fresh vegetables and certified seed. Headquartered in Milton-Freewater, Oregon, the farm cares for irrigated and dryland farm properties in both Washington and Oregon.

If you are interested in one of these positions, please contact us:  Email: htrea@htreafarms.com, Phone: (541) 558-3776 

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Direct Seed & Row-Crop Tractor Operator

Our team is growing! H.T. Rea Farms is seeking a Regular Full-Time air drill and precision planter operator to start immediately.  We’re looking for an ambitious, hardworking, and reliable team member who has skills and abilities to work well and cooperate with others while adding to a positive team culture. 

Applicants must have some experience operating large tractors pulling direct seed drills and/or row crop planting, and the associated precision guidance and rate controller technology. 

Applicants should be dedicated to work long hours daily Monday through Saturday and on some Sundays depending on scheduling needs and the varying needs of the crops. 

The job duties include:
• Operating a large 50-foot Precision Hoe direct seed air drill with commodity cart planting green peas, barley and wheat.
• Operating row crop tractor and planter for seed corn production.
• Managing, tracking and reporting the fertilizer and seed applied during operation.
• Regular maintenance on machines and implements in use.
• Operating other equipment as necessary including self-propelled sprayer and combines.
• Limited crop scouting and other farm assistance as needed.
• Winter equipment overhaul and maintenance.

We offer a competitive pay and opportunities to grow with benefits. HT Rea Farms is a family farm in the Walla Walla Valley specializing in production of grain crops, seed corn, fresh vegetables and certified wheat seed headquartered in Milton-Freewater, Oregon.

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Irrigation System Operator

H.T. Rea Farms is seeking seasonal Irrigation Team members to start immediately. 

Your day to day activities would include, but not limited to:

• Daily moving of wheel line and handline irrigation systems
• Installation and maintenance of drip irrigation systems
• Monitoring and operating center pivot irrigation systems
• Regular hand weeding, spraying and crop scouting
• Operation of tractors and sprayers with necessary training provided

We’re looking for team members with irrigation experience and the following skills:

• Ambitious, hardworking and reliable
• Abilities to work well and communicate with others
• Be able to complete work in a timely and efficient way
• Positive addition to our team and safety culture
• Desire to generate new ideas and ways to improve processes

The job entails long hours during peak irrigation season Monday through Saturday and on some Sundays depending on scheduling needs and the varying needs of the crops. 

We offer a competitive pay and opportunities to grow with benefits. 

We are a family owned and operated farm in the Walla Walla Valley specializing in production of grain crops, seed corn, fresh processing vegetables and certified wheat seed. Our family and employees take pride in producing quality crops while focusing on conservation and efficiency.

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HT Rea Farming is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer