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Farmworker/agricultural Equipment Operator

Caudill Mowing, Inc.

Leoma, TN

$15.14 per hour


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Job Description

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Crops/Commodities: Hay & Cattle. Perform farm duties related to cattle production and raising: clean and prepare barn equipment; feed cows; place and remove bulls from breeding service; perform AI (artificial insemination) on cattle/livestock, examine cattle for illnesses and treat as necessary; vaccinate cattle; clean, repair, and maintain facilities; spread manure on pastures; clean manure from feed lanes; sort and lock-up cows; assist with calving; feed calves ; load and transport herd. Workers may engage in light processing of the farms own livestock products without adding other ingredients. These light processing activities include cutting or freezing of the farm's own meat products on and off the farm. Pack and store cuts or frozen products from farm raised cattle. Workers will operate tractors, balers, planters, sprayers, cultivators and general tillage equipment to plant, cultivate, and harvest hay. Workers will be expected to be able to operate equipment, with or without direction, in a manner that protects the operator, other employees, crops, trees, facilities and equipment. Failure to comply with operating and safety standards may result in termination. Workers will assist with the maintenance and repair of tractors and equipment. Workers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer's products and property. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination. Perform manual and/or mechanized duties associated with the breeding, care, and raising of livestock on a ranch. Feed and water livestock. Herd livestock to pasture for grazing. Herd animals into corral and/or stall. Manually restrain animal. Maintain/repair fences used to contain herd animals. Examines animals for diseases and injuries. Assist with livestock vaccination. Apply routine medications. Tend to cuts and bruises. Spray livestock with insecticide. Assist with livestock castration. Clips, brand, or tag animals. Perform general herd care. Employer will provide, at no cost to workers, all tools, supplies, and equipment necessary to perform the duties assigned, including but is not limited: saddlery, work gloves, cold weather/rain gear, fencing equipment and supplies, hand tools (hammers, pliers, post-hole diggers, shovels, etc.), tractors, trailers, ATVs, vaccination and branding tools (vaccination guns, tagging guns, medical tools, metal brands, etc.), and other tools as needed. Examines animals for diseases and injuries. Assist with livestock vaccination. Apply routine medications. Tend to cuts and bruises. Spray livestock with insecticide. Assist with livestock castration. Clips, brand, or tag animals. Perform general herd care. Install/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Dig and maintain ditches. Install and remove levee gates. Apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and other crop protectants. Apply fertilizers, plant growth chemicals, conditioners, and other plant related treatments at the correct times depending on plant type, growth, climate and crop conditions. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks on the farm. Bending, stooping and kneeling required. Use hand tools including but not limited to hoes, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers, and saws. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Repair fences and barns. Equipment may include tractors, dozers, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chainsaws, bobcats, skid loaders, high lifts, and trucks or other vehicles. Must wear assigned personal protective equipment when required. Must report for work daily wearing work clothing and boots or other durable foot wear.
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

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This job requires a minimum of 3 months of agricultural experience, preferably on a hay or livestock farm, handling both manual and mechanized tasks associated with commodity production and operating agricultural equipment. Applicants must be able to furnish verbal or written statement establishing relevant prior work experience. Workers must be able to perform manual and mechanized tasks with accuracy and efficiency. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Caudill Mowing, Inc.
Bell Buckle, TN 37020
Telephone Number:


247 Revilo Rd, Leoma, TN 38468

Job Order Details

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