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Agricultural Equipment Operator

E3 Partnership

Woodland, MS

$14.53 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16624480179
Email address to Apply:
ellisonfarmsllc@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
43
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. Preparing the ground for planting. Clearing ground of rocks, sticks and roots by hand, clear brush and trees with chain saw. Use wood to build and repair boxes for digger. Manually weeding fields by hand or using hand tools. Drain water from fields with hand tools and shovel when needed. Haul hay. Load and unload boxes on trucks trailers or sweet potato harvesters. Repair, maintain and clean all hand tools and mechanical equipment prior to and after use. Workers may clean, maintain, or perform general repairs in shop and potato shed or any other building. Workers may be asked to operate and maintain vehicles in connection with the agricultural operation, all tractors (in fields), skid steer, sweet potato setter, sweet potato harvester, sweet potato bedding equipment, backhoe, plant trailer/truck and forklift. Workers may use implements on farm including, but not limited to disk, dual, do-all, chisel plow, bush hog, hipper, litter spreader, fertilizer and grain buggies, water trailer to water plants, and any other equipment related to the planting and harvesting of crops. Sweet Potatoes: Covering potatoes with use of bedding machine & covering with plastic. Cut slips by hand or with a knife, place in boxes to load & unload onto trucks. Walk behind potato transplanter and fill in slips by hand. Buckets used to pick up potatoes during fall. Worker will be riding on the digger while digging potatoes and the mechanical transplanter loading slips in planting cups. Divining plants by hand. May also plant and harvest Purple Hull Peas, Beans, and Corn. Wash/Pack Shed: Located on the farm, owned by E3 Partnership with 100% of the product handled being grown by the grower on the growers premises. Worker will be washing, unloading, loading, applying stickers, grading, and packing Sweet Potatoes for shipping. Workers will also make boxes, place pallets, and clean washing/packing area at end of day . Greenhouse: Workers will be cutting and transplanting slips inside the greenhouse and doing maintenance around the exterior. Duties may vary from time to time. May drive workers to/from housing to fields and to grocery store once a week. Driving is optional and not a requirement of the job. Raises and bonuses may be offered to any seasonal worker, at the employer's discretion, based on individual factors including but not limited to, performance, experience, number of hours worked in the season, number of seasons worked with the company, adherence to work rules and ability to follow supervisor's instructions.
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:
Three (3) months of experience in agricultural machinery, hand cutting slips, use of mechanical transplanter, mechanical diggers, or sorting/grading/harvesting sweet potatoes. Employer may conduct background checks on all new applicants for employment at employers expense. Workers should come prepared wearing appropriate clothing and footwear for the environmental and working conditions described. Cell phone can only be used during breaks, emergencies, and communicated with supervisor when needed. All tools, supplies and equipment will be provided at no cost to the workers. Lifting requirement may have a range of 75 100 lbs. Workers must not have any physical limitations that would prevent them from performing duties of job, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
E3 Partnership
Location:
Woodland, MS 39776
Telephone Number:
+16624480440

Worksite

Address:
Knox Field- CR 254, Woodland , MS 39776

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24079-810130
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/1/2024

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