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Farm Worker

DJ Stephens Farms LLC

Wingo, KY

$14.26 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12706535242
Email address to Apply:
stephensfarmsjs@icloud.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Job requires the operation of various tractors and farm equipment to till soil; work ground; prepare and maintain land; and plant, 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, sprayers, combines, back-hoes, mowers, track-hoes, forklifts, flat-bed trucks, and passenger trucks. Non CDL farm trucks will be loaded with agricultural products and driven on the farm and to storage facilities. Manual duties include but are not limited to loading seed into planters; changing combine cutting heads; moving, attaching, and detaching equipment; and using hand tools in fields; welding; performing general maintenance, repairs and/or clean-up of storage sheds, structures, 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; regularly servicing equipment; mowing and landscaping around the farm; inventory management of seed, parts, tools, etc.; and lifting items as needed. Duties also include receiving crop for drying at grain storage facility; disposing of spoiled grain; transporting grain from fields to grain bins; loading and unloading grain into trucks while keeping grain level; monitoring grain moisture levels; preparing scale tickets; and shoveling grain. 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:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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:
Job requires having or being able to obtain a driver's license within 30 days of hire. Basic English literacy and math skills are required. Criminal background charges are to be disclosed when applying for the position. Criminal background checks and drug screening may be done post hire at the employer's expense to ensure the safety of the workers. General lifting, pushing, pulling, walking, sitting, stooping, bending over, and repetitive movements are required for maintenance and repair work on equipment, preforming farm tasks, and general task work in the farm shop and in the field.
Number of Hours Per Week:
44
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:20 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
DJ Stephens Farms LLC
Location:
Wingo, KY 42088
Telephone Number:
+12706535242

Worksite

Address:
818 Stroud Road, Wingo, KY 42088

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23336-539497
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/6/2023

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