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Farm Worker

WGP FARMS

WILMOT, AR

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18705109913
Email address to Apply:
WGPFARMS2022@GMAIL.COM

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
10
Job Duties:
Workers will need knowledge and experience with the following, 12 Row equipment, 10-350 HP tractor, self-propelled sprayers and harvesters. Knowledge and or ability to learn latest technology, including swath control, irrigation management (center pivots, furrow, using pipe planner) gps guidance systems, be proficient with web-based farm management software, general farm labor such as shovel work, cleaning shop, cleaning farm equipment and vehicles which will be required when weather prevents field work. Workers must be physically able to perform all duties describe including but not limited to sitting, walking and lifting 75 lbs. Maintain worksite, equipment, buildings and fences. Mowing or clipping of grass at headquarters and turn rows. Grain bins: Loading, shipping and maintenance of grain bins. Corn – Planting – Irrigation – Harvesting Field prep – February through March Planting – March through April Irrigation – June July Harvest – August September. Soybeans – Planting – Irrigation – Harvesting Field Prep – February through May Planting – April through May Irrigation – June July August Harvest – August September October Cotton – Planting – Irrigation – harvesting Field Prep – February through April Planting – April through May Irrigation – June July August September Harvest – September October November Rice – Planting – Irrigation – Harvesting Field Prep – February through April Planting – March and April Irrigation – June July August Harvest – August September Defoliation of Crops Soybeans - August September October Cotton – August September October. All workers must have a valid driver’s license either from the United States or a valid driver license or be able to obtain one within 30 days.
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:
JOB REQUIRES HAVING OR BEING ABLE TO OBTAIN A DRIVER'S LICENSE WITHIN 30 DAYS OF HIRE. BASIC ENGLISH LITERACY AND MATH SKILLS REQUIRED. JOB DUTIES WILL REQUIRE WORKERS TO BE OUTDOORS FOR EXTENDED PERIODS WHEN TEMPERATURES MAY EXCEED 100 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT. SITTING FOR LONG PERIOD OF TIME ON TRACTORS AND FARM EQUIPMENT
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
WGP FARMS
Location:
Wilmot, AR 71676
Telephone Number:
+18705109913

Worksite

Address:
1909 HWY 52, WILMOT, AR 71676

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22324-597763
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/8/2022

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