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Agricultural Equipment Operator

The Center for Discovery, Inc

Monticello, NY

$17.80 per hour


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Job Description

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Job Duties:
Drive and operates farm machines to grow and harvest vegetables including artichokes, broccoli, beets, carrots, cabbage, celeriac, celery, eggplant, and garlic. Attaches farm implements to tractor, and drives tractor while operating implements on the field. To till soil, plant, cultivate and fertilize a large variety of crops. Thins & weeds plants using hoes and shovels or power drawn implements. Each worker must have 6 months verifiable work experience driving 110 hp(and/or larger) tractors. The workers will be driving tractors, assembling and moving irrigation equipment, applying spray materials to a large variety of crops for insect, disease, weed control, and as fertilizers. During the fall they will be working in greenhouses also planting, harvesting, and cleaning. Must be able to bend, stoop, and stand on feet for long periods of time. Because the farm is part of a treatment center and school for individuals with disabilities, and farm work is included as part of the program for residents, farm workers must also be able and willing to interact effectively and safely with disabled individuals who are part of the therapeutic program. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Workers will be required to work in a multidisciplinary, therapeutic environment. A pre employment drug screen and back ground check will be conducted at the employer expense.
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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Hours listed in Section A.6 are the anticipated hours to be worked. These hours could increase or decrease based on weather conditions, crop delay, pests or disease, crop yield, available labor, and or productivity.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
The Center for Discovery, Inc
Monticello, NY 12701
Telephone Number:


641 Old Rt. 17, Monticello, NY 12701

Job Order Details

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A worker can earn bonuses and/or wage increases based on performance and length of service with the employer, this benefit is at the sole discretion of the employer.
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