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Farmworkers & Laborers, Crop

Black Gold Farms

Yorktown, IN

$15.31 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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The job specifications involve general farm labor for the purpose of preparing the farm's potato seed for spring planting season. This is a temporary need for employees during the planting season for the farm. The potato seed needs to be unloaded, graded, sized, cut, treated, and suberized prior to planting. This process involves operating potato seed crate fillers and forklifts in the seed preparation process. Additional details about the duties include: Operate potato seed crate filler, use crate filler to load potatoes into empty crate. Pull empty potato crates on to filling location and position under filler. Signal forklift operator when crate is full of potatoes to remove and relocate appropriately. Notify supervisor of any potato quality issues that may have been missed by grading staff. Operate an engine powered forklift. Use forklift to transport seed potatoes on pallets. Use forklift to unload seed potatoes. Find proper location for potatoes and use forklift to move potatoes to its designated areas. Ensure that all potatoes are placed in the right place to achieve maximum efficiency prior to being sent to the planter. Report any forklift repair needs to the supervisor. Grade potato seed to be used in planting by hand, including sorting out green, rotten or other low quality potatoes as they pass on a conveyor. All tools will be provided at no cost.
Job Classification:
45-2092.02 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

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The work requirements are for general farm labor for the purpose of preparing potato seed for spring planting season. Job qualifications include the ability to operate a forklift, a potato crate filler, and perform potato grading . Repetitive movements, extensive pushing and pulling, extensive walking, standing, bending and stooping will be required.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Black Gold Farms
Yorktown, IN 47396
Telephone Number:


2801 South Marsh Ave Directions: From 1-69N/IN-37N, take exit 234. Turn left onto IN-32 E, turn right onto S Marsh Ave., Yorktown, IN 47396

Job Order Details

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Employer will pay state AEWR. Should the AEWR change during the course of the contract, the higher of the two AEWR amounts will be paid.
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