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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Agricultural Equipment Operators (45-2091.00)

Duncan Family Farms LLC

Maricopa, AZ

$15.62 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16023202613
Email address to Apply:
recruitment@duncanfamilyfarms.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
This job order is for 44-2091 Agricultral Equipment Operators: Drive and control equipment to support agricultural activities such as tilling soil; planting, cultivating, and harvesting crops. Workers will use mechanized and power-driven equipment such as tractors, planters, sprayers, cultivator, and other equipment to plant, cultivate, harvest, and irrigate crops. Workers will be expected to be able to operate agricultural equipment with or without direct. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions, communicate effectively to supervisors. Unusual, complex, or non-routine activities will be supervised. Field workers will be expected to perform their general duties in a timely and proficient manner. Workers must obey all safety rules and basic instructions and be able to recognize, understand, and comply with safety, pesticide warning/re-entry and other essential postings. Works with a clean driving record (no major moving violations such as but no limited to Driving while intoxicated or reckless driving) and able to obtain an insurable driver’s license may be required to drive company vehicles. Workers with proper licenses will use company vehicles to transport employers’ crops, tools and fellow workers. Workers will install and maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment, remove drip tubing or install drip tubing, dig and maintain ditches. Additional duties: Workers will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of herbs and vegetables. Workers will be required to manually plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables such as: Green/Red Romaine. Green/Red Oak, Green/Red Leaf, Mizuna, Arugula, Green/Red Chard, Tatsoi, Spinach, Kale as well as other types of vegetables, lettuce crops, culinary herbs, microgreens. and other field crops. Workers will be required to use hand tools, such as shovels. trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks. shears, and knives. Duties may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers: transplanting. weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; or cleaning grading, sorting, packing, and loading harvested products. Employees may be required to assist with farm building and field maintenance, repair fences, and/or repair or cover hoop houses. Employees may be asked to perform irrigation activities such as placing irrigation pipes and fittings. There is a considerable amount of stooping and kneeling throughout the various tasks being performed. Care must be taken to prevent damaging produce and plants. Workers will be required to dig and prepare ground, till soil and prepare field for planting, plant pots in fields, remove broken or damaged poles and install new poles (hoop houses). manually remove weeds by hand or with digging tools. Workers will be asked to spread plastic or cover crops with netting materials or plastic and remove them when no longer needed by hand or machine. Workers will be asked to pack crops in totes, bins, clamshells, tie or bundle items, weigh product and load product by hand.
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:
All workers should have at least 3 months experience operating Farm equipment. Workers should also have experience working in herbs and leafy greens. Applicants must be able to furnish affirmative job references from recent employers operating comparable operations establishing acceptable previous experience. All Workers must be at least 18 years of age. Must be physically able to meet and perform all job specifications stated in job order. Must be able to work in the hot humid weather for extended periods of time. Workers are subject to random drug testing post hire at no cost to the employee post hire. Failing or refusing a drug test will result in immediate termination.
Number of Hours Per Week:
51
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Duncan Family Farms LLC
Location:
Goodyear, AZ 85395
Telephone Number:
+16238559880

Worksite

Address:
39209 W Bowlin Road, Maricopa , AZ 85138

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23215-235972
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
8/8/2023

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