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Farmworkers & Laborers & Agricultural Equipment Operator

Hurricane Flats

South Royalton, VT

$17.80 per hour


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Job Description

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All applicants must be able, willing and qualified to perform the work described in this job description and must be available for the entire period of employment specified in box 3 & 4, page 1. Employees must be able to operate a tractor with implements, drive a manual transmission truck, be able to make repairs to buildings and equipment, have extensive horticultural knowledge, be fast, efficient and quick problem solvers. Workers are needed to plant, maintain and harvest diversified ground crops. Workers will perform field work, weeding, thinning, hoeing, harvesting, and other duties related to the planting, maintaining and harvesting crops. Workers will work in greenhouses planting and transplanting seedlings and will also plant and transplant crops in the field. Workers will work in a storage building washing, culling, and preparing produce for storage and distribution. Workers may operate farm machinery. Workers will load and unload trucks. Workers will operate trucks 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, bank, or laundry facilities on an as-needed basis. Those that are requested to drive will be required to possess a valid driver’s license, no worker will be rejected for not having a driver's license. Workers must be willing to work in varied weather ranging from extremely cold in the spring and fall to hot, humid summer days. Work is physically demanding requiring workers to stand, bend, stoop, and kneel for long periods of time. Workers must be able to lift and carry up to 60 pounds on a frequent basis. Workers must be available to work Saturdays. Workers will use hand and power tools including but not limited to shovels, hoes, pruners, irrigation pumps and chainsaws. Workers may cut brush to keep fields open for crops. Workers will also clean produce handling spaces. Employer will furnish to workers without cost all tools and equipment required to perform duties assigned. Workers may require to work 9 hours shift between the hours of 7:00am - 7:00pm from Monday through Saturday. Workers will be given a 30-minute lunch break and a 15-minute break in the morning and afternoon. Beginning and ending times each day will vary depending on the crop conditions. Workers must be able to take directions in simple English.
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

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7:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Hurricane Flats
Company Name:
Hurricane Flats, LLC
South Royalton, VT 05068
Telephone Number:


975 South Windsor Street, South Royalton, VT 05068

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