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Agricultural Equipment Operator

Everglades Harvesting, Inc. (#2-AEO)

Lake Harbor, FL

$14.33 per hour


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Job Description

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Workers will perform described job specifications as instructed by the Farm Manager or Crew Supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time and may include one or more of the following job specifications: The Agricultural Equipment Operator essential work activity involves loading and transport of the highly perishable sugarcane crop. Once the raw sugarcane crop is cut, the sugarcane stalks are severed from their roots by a self-powered mechanical harvesting machine, the sugarcane is mechanically deposited into the field cart and transport by the equipment operator to a designated location on the farm. Equipment operators will operate from field to field and farm to farm as sugarcane is progressively harvested on the property. There are multiple loading stations on the property that serve as concentration points. Before moving the assigned tractor on the farm, the operator will complete a pre-trip inspection of the tractor, wagons, harvester, and other equipment used in the process of harvesting sugarcane. The inspection will include checking engine fluid, checking brakes/tires, and fueling equipment. The operator is required to complete each step of the transportation process from the in-field loading station through the off-loading locations on the farm’s closest available concentration point as directed by the supervisor. The agricultural equipment operator will complete multiple essential steps in the on-farm work of harvesting the sugarcane crop.
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

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Criminal background check and drug testing: Everglades Harvesting may conduct a criminal background check and/or drug/alcohol test at the employer's expense on all new applicants post-employment. Failure to pass criminal background check and/or drug/alcohol screening is grounds for termination.
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7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Everglades Harvesting, Inc. (#2-AEO)
LaBelle, FL 33935
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US Sugar Corporation, 26°42'36.94"N 80°51'25.39"W, Lake Harbor, FL 33459

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