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Agricultural Equipment Operators

Barone Gardens LLC.

Cicero, NY

$16.95 per hour


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Job Description

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Operate 50 hp tractors, forklifts and other machinery and equipment to fertilize, cultivate, and spray greenhouses and plants. Move 1 ton bales of soil into hopper for filling seed trays and planters. Maintain and repair irrigation, climate control systems as well as bale busters, seeding machine, sticking line conveyor system. Inspect plants and bud counts to assess quality. Spray plants/flowers with prescribed herbicides, fungicides and pesticides to control diseases and insects. Monitor and maintain plant inventory using hand held electronic device. Will fertilize and maintain liners and finished plants based on their individual variety requirements. Will prepare tags and orders for shipping. Monitor the activities of workers for effective performance of planting activities. Employer will furnish to workers, without cost, all tools and equipment required in the performance of the duties assigned. Workers should report for work with their own suitable work clothing. Work temperatures may range from 40 degrees to 90+ degrees F and some work may be done in the rain, wind and sun. Due to health and safety concerns relating to pesticide application and the operation of equipment on our farm, workers are required to have the ability to comprehend simple oral and written instructions in English. After hiring, employer may conduct random drug tests at employer’s expense. Workers referred against this order must have a minimum of 3 months experience in performing tasks described in this order
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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a. Workers must be able to demonstrate that they are physically able to perform the work as described. b. The employer will provide 0 days of training. c. Employer may require worker to perform any available general farm work if the guarantee referenced in Section 17a Additional Assurance for Clearance Orders is invoked. d. Employer may terminate worker with timely notification to the NPC and DHS, if the worker: 1) Refuses, without cause, to perform work for which the worker was recruited and hired; 2) Commits serious acts of misconduct; or 3) Abandons Job (Job Abandonment) is absent for five consecutive previously scheduled days without prior notification to employer.
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7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Barone Gardens LLC.
Cicero, NY 13039
Telephone Number:


6200 South Bay Road, .4 miles South of NY Rt. 31 on Thompson Rd to South Bay Road., Cicero, NY 13039

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