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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Agricultural Equipment Operators

Black Gold Farms Inc

Camden, NC

$15.81 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17014022878
Email address to Apply:
seasonaljobs@blackgoldfarms.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
3
Job Duties:
The job duties involve skilled farm labor for the purpose of planting, growing, and harvesting potatoes, corn and soybeans. Duties include: Operating equipment to prepare the land, plant potatoes, corn and soybeans, grow the crop, irrigate, fertilize, treat, till, and harvest the crop. This includes tractors, forklifts, conveyers, seed cutters, planters, harvesters, disks, chisel plows, diking soil, rolling rows, forming crop rows. Observe field conditions, including presence of weeds, insects and disease. Perform petiole sampling and other basic crop scouting, and yield monitoring activities. Report information to agronomist or supervisor. Set up, operate, monitor & maintain irrigation system. Monitor field soil moisture levels, record findings. Perform basic maintenance and repairs on all on farm equipment, including irrigation units and potato conveyers. Set up equipment to be used for harvesting and washline operations. Wash and disinfect potato equipment and trucks. Prepare site for harvest time operations. This includes installing washline and other potato handling equipment and conducting maintenance. During harvest, responsibilities include operating the potato piler, bobcat, potato harvester, wind rower and tractors. Organize the flow of potatoes on to the washline from the field trucks. Ensure varieties of potatoes are kept separate and communicate with co-workers regarding the variety of potatoes being unloaded. Disassemble and wash equipment at the conclusion of harvest. Other duties include performing general basic maintenance and welding as needed on farm equipment. Operate a farm truck as needed to move potatoes, corn or soybeans. General farm work is also included. Full time supervision is provided and all tools are provided at no cost. Workers must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time and work in extreme temperatures. Lifting objects up to 50 lbs., bending, twisting, and stooping regularly will be required. Must have or be able to obtain a valid drivers license (class A not required).
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:
Must have a valid drivers license or able to obtain one immediately upon hire. Candidates may be offered a higher rate of pay that meet all qualifications and have additional experience.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Black Gold Farms Inc
Location:
Camden, NC 27921
Telephone Number:
+17014022830

Worksite

Address:
315 Main Road, Camden, NC 27921

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24080-814832
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/29/2024

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