Montana Employer Ag Equipment Operator in POPLAR, Montana
Temporary full-time position from 2/15/2021 to 12/1/2021Farm Equipment Operator will primarily be required to operate equipment for planting/seeding, fertilizing and harvesting of small grains, peas, lentils and chick peas. Worker will be required to operate farm equipment such as a Ford New Holland tractor, New Holland Combine, swather, rollers, fertilizer spreader, sprayers, grain trucks, augers and semi-trucks (onsite only). Worker will be required to load and unload grain trucks/carts, operate grain storage bags with machine, must be mechanically inclined in order to perform light maintenance and repairs on equipment, tractors and trucks; work with GPS and precision ag equipment; pay close attention to the details and keep accurate records. Must also be willing to assist in other areas of the farm as needed; such as picking rocks, running parts, tearing down and/or repairing fencing; grounds maintenance and facility cleaning and maintenance. Must be able to lift and carry up to 100 lbs; be on their feet or on a tractor throughout the day and must be willing to work 12+ hour days during harvest (July through end of November). The job entails working with farm machinery, outdoors in all types of weather (extreme heat, wind, dust, rain) and occasional exposure to poisonous snakes and predators. Extensive walking, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting and long hours sitting and operating farm equipment is required. A minimum of 3 months of experience with the harvesting of crops, equipment maintenance, and all other tasks shown above is required for this position. Driving is a requirement with Drivers' license required. In view of the statutorily established basic function of the Employment Service (ES) as a no-fee labor exchange that is as a forum for bringing together employers and job seekers, neither the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) nor the State Workforce Agencies (SWA) are guarantors of the accuracy or truthfulness of information contained on job orders submitted by employers. Nor does any job order accepted or recruited upon by the ES constitute a contractual job offer to which the ETA or a SWA is in any way a party.