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Agricultural Equipment Operator

PEARL CREEK MANAGEMENT INC

WYOMING, NY

$17.80 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15845843110
Email address to Apply:
EMPLOYMENT@RLJEFFRES.COM
Web address to Apply:
RLJEFFRES.COM

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
3
Job Duties:
Crops: Peas, squash, dry beans, beans, beets, corn, greens, kale & spinach. Workers must be capable of a wide range of tasks. Equipment related work includes being able to operate farm machinery including tractors with GPS, perform tillage and cultivation tasks, and run harvesting equipment. Must be able to drive a pickup with a trailer attached and operate a skidsteer. Some employees may be assigned to the pea harvesting crew. Workers will operate a pea harvester with GPS. Workers will assist with equipment maintenance while in the field. In addition, manual field work is required. This includes picking rocks by hand, hand hoeing to cultivate, weeding crops by hand, and hand harvest work. During squash harvest, workers will be carrying a full container weighing approximately 50 lbs and empty this into a bin. Workers must pull and discard culls as directed by the supervisor. Pickers must take care not to bruise or scar produce. Some maintenance of fields, hedgerows, storage facilities, and buildings will also be required. Use hand tools including hoes, knives, shears, and other tools. Duties include tilling of soil, weeding, thinning crops, and picking stone, and harvesting crops. Identification of plants, weeds, and pests. Operate trucks, car, pickup, van, or other multi-purpose vehicles to transport workers from housing (whether on or off farm) to the farm properties; haul tools, supplies, or crops; transport workers from place to place around the farm properties during the workday (including on public roads to reach farmer’s fields and/or transport workers to the grocery store, or bank on an as-needed basis. Load agricultural products into trucks, and drive trucks to market or storage facilities. Not all workers are requested to drive; drivers will be required to possess a valid operators license. No one will be rejected for the position that does not possess a class D license. Work requires sitting to operate equipment, standing, walking, lifting 50 lbs, and bending repetitively. Workers will be in the field in cold and hot weather. Work is performed during light rain, wet conditions, and high humidity. Must have 6 months of verifiable experience in tasks posted in this job order. Applicants must furnish job references from recent employers operating comparable operations to establish acceptable prior experience.
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:
6
Special Requirements:
The employer will not guarantee to pay the workers a bonus but reserves the right, at the employers sole discretion, to offer a bonus or to pay an hourly wage rate in excess of the highest applicable rate stated above based on longevity of tenure or exceptional job performance.
Number of Hours Per Week:
57
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
PEARL CREEK MANAGEMENT INC
Company Name:
RL JEFFRES & SONS INC
Location:
WYOMING, NY 14591
Telephone Number:
+15855843110

Worksite

Address:
510 WYOMING ROAD, WYOMING, NY 14591

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24038-699548
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
2/15/2024

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