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Farm Worker

Smelker Farms

Kit Carson, CO

$15.58 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19073022089
Email address to Apply:
mitchrady@hotmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
3
Job Duties:
Job requires operating farm equipment, tractors with various implements, combines, and sprayers to till soil, plant, cultivate, irrigate, fertilize, & harvest crops. Job will also require driving semi-trucks to transport products to elevator or storage area from fields during harvest; performing mechanical repair and maintenance on tractors and field equipment; operating and maintaining irrigation equipment such as well motors and pivots; using hand tools in fields for repairs and weeding; operating mowers; performing work in and around grain bins such as leveling, shoveling, and sweeping grain; transferring grain between grain bins and in and out of trucks coming from fields during harvest using augers and other automatic grain moving equipment. There are few typical days and workers may be required to change duties and/or locations often and engage in various general functions. Daily duties may vary depending on crop, weather, and field conditions. The employer reserves the right to increase workers' pay or provide bonuses based on tenure, performance, or other factors that are solely based on the discretion of the employer.
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:
Basic English literacy and math skills are required. Applicants must have, or be able to obtain, a driver's license within 30 days of hire. Job duties will require workers to be exposed to outdoor temperatures in CO that could be above 100 degrees Fahrenheit or below freezing. Job duties may require workers to push, pull, sit, or walk for extensive periods.
Number of Hours Per Week:
60
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Smelker Farms
Location:
Kit Carson, CO 80825
Telephone Number:
+17199623323

Worksite

Address:
28715 Co Rd 28, Kit Carson, CO 80825

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22322-595949
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/29/2022

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