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- Job Duties:
- Agricultural employee is required to work with many different types of farm machinery for soil preparation, crop planting and harvesting. Worker will be required to drive and control farm equipment to till soil, seed/plant, fertilize, spray pesticides, cultivate, harvest and clean small grain and pulse crops. Employee is required to maintain and make minor repairs of the equipment they operate. Mechanical skills and experience are required to use equipment necessary to perform the tasks above. Worker will be required to perform routine mechanical repairs and maintenance on farm equipment. The worker is also required to attach farm implements, such as plow, disc, sprayer, or harvester, to tractor, using mechanic’s hand tools; load and unload grain truck manually or using hand truck, loader, or transfer auger; convelyers, weigh grain filled containers and record weights; clean out grain bins. Experience with GPS auto-steer preferred. Facility and grounds maintenance. To work as a general farm laborer requires physical coordination, decision-making ability, mechanical aptitude and driving skills. Feeding of livestock during winter months until they are able to be turned out to pasture. Repair and maintain fence and livestock pens. Limited amount of record keeping on seed and cattle. The ability to listen to and follow verbal directions is imperative. The job entails working outdoors in all types of weather (extreme heat, cold, wind dust, rain and snow). Worker must crouch, bend, lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds. Worker is required to have a current driver’s license. Increased wages/bonus may be possible depending on experience.
Long/odd hours with split shifts required during harvest and seeding.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators