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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Agricultural Equipment Operators

Black Gold Farms

Sturgis, MI

$18.50 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:
8
Job Duties:
The job specifications involve skilled farm labor for the purpose of preparing for and performing duties of potato harvesting. Conducts pre-operation inspections and performs basic service/maintenance tasks Operate potato harvesting equipment, including tractors, harvesters, wind rowers, crop carts, pilers, forklifts, bobcat and washline equipment Handle potatoes in a manner so they are not damaged Removal and clean up of harvest debris Perform routine and basic repair work on farm equipment in field Calibrate equipment as necessary Comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures Perform general farm work as needed 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.
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:
Job qualifications for the position include experience operating a bobcat, forklift, tractors, washline equipment, and other general agriculture equipment. Experience working with potatoes. Repetitive movements, extensive pushing and pulling, extensive walking, standing, bending and stooping will be required. Work may be required outdoors when temperatures can vary from very hot to very cold, and potentially wet conditions. Due to the complexity of the weather, harvesting and worksite conditions, and the condition of the crop, workers may be requested to work long days, Saturdays and Sundays, or Federal Holidays. Therefore, hours above 40 hours per week may be offered as voluntary, but are not guaranteed.
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
Location:
Sturgis, MI 49091
Telephone Number:
+17014022830

Worksite

Address:
69331 Klinger Lake Road, Sturgis, MI 49091

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24131-980842
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/16/2024

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