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Ag Equipment Operators

Chile River Inc.

Salem, NM

$16.32 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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Job Duties:
Field Harvester Hoe, weed, thin, plant crops and clean fields. Using a hoe walk through fields and cut weeds, weed crops while riding on machinery by adjusting levers to cut weeds. Thin crops by walking through fields and cutting excess plants. May also ride on machinery and place plants in wheel to be planted. Pick up trash in field, vehicles, equipment using hand and trash bags. Hand pick chile peppers, use hand to pick chile peppers and place into bucket and dump into produce bin. Hand pick onion, pull onion from ground, use scissors to cut off tops and roots, place into buckets and dump into produce bins. Operate farm equipment to transport culls/trash, and empty/full produce bins to and from farms and packing facility. Additional duties thru contract period may include: " Harvest pumpkins and watermelons. " Spray and apply herbicide and pesticides to crops. Training and personal protective equipment will be provided. " Trim pecan trees using handheld clippers, snippers, saw, picking up/dispose branches. " Operate Farm Tractors and equipment, plant crops, harvest crops and ground prep. " Drip irrigation installation and repair. " Wash and clean equipment, vehicles. " May through Sept assist with sorting onions, labeling packages at onion facility. " Operate Forklift to load and transport produce bins and pallets. " As needed transport other employees to work locations in company vehicles " Wash, repair, and weld broken produce bins. Variable weather/crop conditions may apply; hours may fluctuate (+/-), with possible downtime and/or extended hours. Employer may request but not require for workers to work on their sabbath. Drug, alcohol, tobacco-free work zone.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operator

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:
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Chile River Inc.
Salem, NM 87941
Telephone Number:


4220 Hwy 187, Salem, NM 87941

Job Order Details

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Additional Wage Information:
per bin onions, est. $17.75/hr. Chile $1.20/bucket est. $17/hr
Date Posted: