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Farm Worker

Eureka - A Partnership

Indianola, MS

$13.67 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16628872514
Email address to Apply:
eurekaplantation@att.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Job requires the operation of various tractors and farm equipment to till soil; work ground; prepare and maintain land; and plant, irrigate, fertilize, spray, cultivate, harvest, and transport crops to elevator or storage area. Equipment that workers may be required to operate includes, but is not limited to, tractors with various implements, equipment that utilizes GPS and auto-guidance systems, sprayers, and combines. Non CDL farm trucks will be loaded with agricultural products and driven on the farm and to storage facilities. Job also requires participating in irrigation activities including laying pipe, walking length of irrigation pipe to puncture it at set intervals, setting up and operating irrigation equipment, clearing and maintaining irrigation ditches, operating well motors, operating and maintaining pivots, draining excess water from fields, and monitoring fields to check on and maintain adequate water supply to crops; rouging fields and using hand tools to remove undesirable plant varieties, trash, and other objects from fields; performing general maintenance, repairs and/or clean-up of storage sheds, pivot points, buildings, and all farm equipment; ensuring operational areas are organized and well maintained; using hand tools and equipment to repair, clean and maintain farm vehicles, machinery and specialized machinery and agricultural equipment; and regularly servicing equipment. There are few typical days and workers may be required to change duties and/or locations often and engage in various general functions. Daily duties may vary depending on crop, weather, and field conditions. The employer reserves the right to increase workers' pay or provide bonuses based on tenure, performance, or other factors that are solely based on the discretion of the employer.
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:
Applicant must have, or be able to obtain a driver's license. A criminal background check may be done post-hire at the employer's expense to ensure safety on and around the worksite and to the public. Applicant must be able to lift 50 lbs. Moderate cell phone use will be allowed on the job. Extensive sitting or walking may apply while operating tractors and combines. Laying irrigation pipe will require frequent stooping and bending over.
Number of Hours Per Week:
55
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:10 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Eureka - A Partnership
Location:
Indianola, MS 38751
Telephone Number:
+16628872514

Worksite

Address:
45 Eureka Plantation Rd, Indianola, MS 38751

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23336-539456
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/11/2023

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