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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Agricultural Equipment Operator

Conoho Farms, Inc.

Oak City, NC

$15.81 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12527984851
Email address to Apply:
conohofarms@gmail.com
Web address to Apply:
https://seasonaljobs.dol.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Agricultural Equipment Operator: Prepare soil for planting, plant, transplant, cultivate and harvest crops. Load and unload crops and farm materials. Cultivates and mechanically harvests flue-cured tobacco, peanuts, sweet potatoes, soybeans, cotton, corn, wheat, oats, and rye. Operate or tend equipment or machinery used in agricultural production, such as tractors, self-propelled combines, and irrigation equipment. Operate towed machines such as seed drills and sprayers to plant, fertilize, dust and spray crops. Observe and listen to machinery operation to detect problems. Troubleshoot, repair and perform minor maintenance on farm vehicles and equipment. Perform farm, field and shed sanitation duties. Mow grass and operate trimmer around farm buildings. Direct and monitor the work of casual and seasonal help during planting and harvesting. Operate farm vehicles to haul crops and drive other farmworkers from place to place around the farm properties (including on public roads to reach farmer?s fields) during the workday. May operate light truck, van or bus off the farm and over the road to drive themselves or other farmworkers from place to place, such as to the grocery store, bank, government agencies, medical or dental offices and so forth. May operate truck to transport crops produced on the farm (in its unmanufactured state) to storage or to market or to a carrier for transportation to market. Though not a hiring requirement, if a worker drives a company vehicle during the period of employment then at the time of operating the company vehicle the driver must possess a valid driver?s license issued by a U.S. state or foreign equivalent and operate the company vehicle in accordance with the license restrictions and vehicle classifications applicable to that license. Workers will walk along rows as specified by employer and remove weeds and grass from fields by hand or using a hoe. Workers will cultivate by hand or with mechanical cultivator attached to farm tractor. Worker may operate mechanical combine to harvest these crops. The use or possession or being under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol during working time is prohibited. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. All testing will occur post-hire and is not a part of the interview process. Negative result may be required post-hire and before commencing work. Must be able to lift 75 lbs. to shoulder height repetitively throughout the workday. Basic literacy and mathematical ability required. Requires minimum 3 months verifiable work experience operating 200 hp equipment including 6-row, self-propelled cotton harvester and GPS guided equipment. Must commit to work the entire contract period. Workers will be expected to perform any of the listed duties and work on any crop as assigned by the employer and/or worker?s supervisor.
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:
The use or possession or being under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol during working time is prohibited. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. All testing will occur post-hire and is not a part of the interview process. Negative result may be required post-hire and before commencing work. Must be able to lift 75 lbs. to shoulder height repetitively throughout the workday. Basic literacy and mathematical ability required. Requires minimum 3 months verifiable work experience operating 200 hp equipment including 6-row, self-propelled cotton harvester and GPS guided equipment. Must commit to work the entire contract period. Workers will be expected to perform any of the listed duties and work on any crop as assigned by the employer and/or workers supervisor.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Conoho Farms, Inc.
Location:
Oak City , NC 27857
Telephone Number:
+12527984851

Worksite

Address:
1995 Bennett Rd, Oak City, NC 27857

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24087-833871
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/4/2024

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