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Farm Worker

SPH Farm

Colby, KS

$18.32 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17856265021
Email address to Apply:
Michael@sphfarm.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
6
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, combines, back-hoes, mowers, and track-hoes. Non CDL farm trucks will be loaded with agricultural products and driven on the farm and to storage facilities. Job also requires loading seed into planters; properly mixing chemicals; loading chemicals into sprayers; changing combine cutting heads; 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:
Basic English literacy and math skills are required. Job requires having or being able to obtain a drivers license within 30 days of hire.
Number of Hours Per Week:
60
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
SPH Farm
Location:
Colby, KS 67701
Telephone Number:
+17856265021

Worksite

Address:
840 E Pine Street, Colby, KS 67701

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23350-571584
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
1/3/2024

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