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Agricultural Equipment Operators

Riley Farms

Salvisa, KY

$14.26 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
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General Conditions Applicable to all Crops: Harvesting specifications can change from time to time during the season due to crop or market conditions, even on the same crop. Workers will be expected to conform to the specific instructions given for each days work. Work begins at an assigned time shortly after daylight. Work is performed during light rain and in high humidity and in temperatures ranging from 100 degrees to 35 degrees F. Workers will work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Workers will lift for prolonged periods of time and must be physically fit and able to perform the duties as described. All the tasks in the Job Description constitute one (1) job; the employer may assign workers to different tasks on any day or to multiple tasks during the same day in the sole judgment of the employer. Workers may be required to preform work, on the farm, that is incidental to farming the crops listed in the application, such as performing hand cultivation tasks, weeding or hoeing, cleaning and repairing farm buildings, weed beds, racks, grounds, operate tractor/farm equipment incidental to crop, clean fence rows and weed eating around barns and other out buildings, and fence rows, painting barns and fences, weeding, etc... This is a very demanding and competitive business in which quality specifications must be rigorously adhered to. The employer will train the workers for a period of two day after which the worker will be expected to work without constant supervision.Employee will perform duties including (but not limited to) general farm maintenance, servicing, maintaining and repair harvest equipment and all other farm equipment, preparing grain bins for usage, hauling grain throughout the entire course of employment from field to farm and farm to market. Repair various structures used in the farming process. Employee will be expected to have to ability to drive and operate farm machinery to harvest and store various grain and feed crops. Employee will assist in the loading and unloading of trucks and other farm equipment. Employee may be asked to operate various pieces of equipment such as (but not limited to) combine, grain cart, semi-trucks, 2 and 4 WD tractors. Employee will work with hand, electric, and other means of operation of hand tools, both in the fields and in the operations shop. Employee will perform harvest and post harvest duties including (but not limited to) driving semi-trucks to transport product from field to farm and farm to market. Employee must be able to operate all sizes of tractors, combines and all types of farm equipment. Equipment, We utilize a grain cart during harvest as well as 18 wheeler semis to transport grain to and from field during seeding and harvest. These same semis are used to transport grains from the farm to various elevators that I market grain to. Other equipment used but not limited to includes grain augers, service trucks, fuel transport trucks and general usage pickups and farm vehicles. Crops: Grains, Beans Other miscellaneous duties assigned. Workers may be required to work long hours in the sun or cold conditions in the work process. Workers must be physically able to bend and stoop for long periods of time. Able to stand on feet for long periods of time. Physically able to meet and perform all job specifications. on feet for long periods of time. Physically able to meet and perform all job specifications.
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:
Special Requirements:
The employer will train the workers for a period of two day after which the worker will be expected to work without constant supervision. Tools and Equipment: The employer will furnish, without charge, all tools, supplies, and equipment required in the performance of the specified work. Workers will be charged for any willful damage or loss of such tools and equipment. Drug Testing The employer reserves the right for probable cause to conduct random drug testing on any employee after being hired. If the employee is positive for any drugs or refuses to take a drug test, the employee will be subject to dismissal. This testing will be at the total expense of the employer.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Riley Farms
Company Name:
Edwin Riley
Salvisa, KY 40372
Telephone Number:


253 John Jones Rd, Salvisa, KY 40372

Job Order Details

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