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Farm Worker

Robert D. Luker, Jr.

Talladega, AL

$13.67 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12565895656
Email address to Apply:
mrluker89@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Job requires the operation of various tractors and farm equipment to perform primary and secondary tillage of soil; work ground; prepare and maintain land; and plant, irrigate, variable rate fertilization, 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, planters, strip till and tillage equipment, spreaders, sprayers, combines, tractor trailers, cotton picker, bush hog, mowers, bull dozer, and excavator. Non CDL farm trucks will be loaded with agricultural products and driven on the farm and to storage facilities. Job requires participating in irrigation activities includes maintaining and repairing hydraulic and electric irrigation systems. Manual duties include loading seed into planters; properly mixing chemicals; loading chemicals into sprayers; changing combine cutting heads; using hand tools in fields; loading and unloading supplies as needed; going on supply runs; carpentry and electrical work on the farmstead; welding; operating a chainsaw; using a torch; performing general maintenance, repairs and/or clean-up of farm grounds; storage sheds, fencing, pivots 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; regularly servicing equipment; washing and waxing equipment; and lifting items as needed. Employees will also be receiving crop for drying and storage 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; operating augers and grain conveying equipment; 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. Any increase in employees' compensation (raise, bonus or other) is solely at 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 drivers license within 30 days of hire. Basic English literacy and math skills are required. Random drug testing and criminal background checks may occur post-hire at the employers expense. These checks may be performed to ensure a safe housing and work environment for all workers. Employees will be sitting long hours when operating machinery and performing farm duties.
Number of Hours Per Week:
50
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:20 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Robert D. Luker, Jr.
Location:
Talledega, AL 35160
Telephone Number:
+12565895656

Worksite

Address:
7406 Berneys Station Road, Talladega, AL 35160

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23336-539680
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/6/2023

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