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(USA-MN-Canby) Ag. Equipment Operators

Carby, MN | Posted 4 months ago

Need 4 full time, temporary, seasonal Ag. Equipment Operators to work at locations in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota and Deuel County, South Dakota. From: 03/01/2024 to 11/30/2024. Work: 48 hrs./week, Mon. - Sat. 8 hrs./day, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Overtime and taking holiday are mandatory. In Minnesota only: all hours worked in excess of 48 hours in a work week will be paid at 1.5 times the regular rate of pay. Must Apply By: 07/17/2024 JOB DESCRIPTION: Load and unload crops or containers of materials, manually or using conveyors, hand trucks, forklifts, or transfer augers. Mix specified materials or chemicals, and dump solutions, powders, or seeds into planter or sprayer machinery. Spray fertilizer or pesticide solutions to control insects, fungus and weed growth, and diseases, using hand sprayers. Observe and listen to machinery operation to detect equipment malfunctions. Manipulate controls to set, activate, and adjust mechanisms on machinery. Operate or tend equipment used in agricultural production, such as tractors, combines, and irrigation equipment. Adjust, repair, and service farm machinery and notify supervisors when machinery malfunctions. Attach farm implements such as plows, discs, sprayers, or harvesters to tractors, using bolts and hand tools. Load hoppers, containers, or conveyors to feed machines with products, using forklifts, transfer augers, suction gates, shovels, or pitchforks. Drive trucks to haul crops, supplies, tools, or farmworkers. Load or unload trucks or help others with loading or unloading, using special loading-related equipment or other equipment as necessary. Secure cargo for transport, using ropes, blocks, chain, binders, or covers. JOB REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of 3 months of experience is required. Must be able to obtain a driver's license within 30 days of hire. Lift and carry items weighing up to 60 pounds. Must be able to perform work in extreme temperatures and with extensive sitting and walking. Employer requires drug screen and background check post hire at employer's expense due to the liability of operating expensive tools and equipment, and the presence of children on the farm. No minimum education required. EMPLOYER ASSURANCES: Work guaranteed for 3/4 of contract period, starting with date of arrival at work site. Employer provides free housing for workers whose residence is beyond normal commuting distance. Employer pays inbound transportation and subsistence to work site upon 50% completion of work contract for workers whose residence is beyond normal commuting distance. Daily subsistence will be provided at a rate of at least $15.46 per day during travel to a maximum of $59.00 per day with receipts. Required work-related tools and supplies provided free of charge by employer. HOW TO APPLY: Send resume listing experience to MN DEED/FLC, Attn: H-2A#24-143, JO#13919249 180 E. 5th St., Suite 1200, St. Paul, MN 55101-1678 FAX: 651-297-7722 CALL: Mary Garcia, FLC Coordinator 651-259-7513 Must have proof of legal authority to work in U.S.

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