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Agricultural Equipment Operators

Black Gold Farms

Rhodesdale, MD

$15.54 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14109430544
Email address to Apply:
employment@blackgoldfarms.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
8
Job Duties:
The job specifications involve skilled farm labor for the purpose of preparing and performing duties for potato harvest preparation and potato harvesting. Duties will include washing and disinfecting the potato warehouses where potatoes are handled. Conducting equipment maintenance on potato washline and harvest equipment. Installing equipment to be used for potato harvest. Conducting maintenance and preparing potato equipment and harvesters for harvest. Operating tractors and potato pilers, crop carts, and windrowers. Operating a bobcat for moving potatoes. Performing general maintenance and welding as needed on equipment. General farm work is included. Full time supervision is provided and all tools are provided at no cost. Workers must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time and work in extreme temperatures. Lifting objects up to 50 lbs., bending, twisting, and stooping regularly will be required.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
3 months experience performing maintenance on agriculture related equipment. 3 months experience operating a tractor.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Black Gold Farms
Location:
Rhodesdale, MD 21659
Telephone Number:
+17014022830

Worksite

Address:
5615 Rhodesdale Vienna Rd, Rhodesdale, MD 21659

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22103-066376
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Over time will be paid out at time and a half for hours worked over 60 hours in a work week.
Date Posted:
4/20/2022

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