Job Title: MECHANIC

Salary Range: Depending On Experience

Status: Seasonal

Supervisor: Tractor Foreman

OVERVIEW:

This position is located on the Gila River Farms and requires you to work 7 days a week 12 hours a day or as needed due to business needs

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

  1. Drive and control farm equipment to till the soil and prepare the fields for various planting season’s
  2. Cultivate and harvest crops.
  3. Ability to do safety and maintenance checks on tractors and farm equipment when needed.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

Ability to:

  • Skills to operate farm equipment to level and prepare fields for planting
  • Ability to drive tractors with bin trailer attached
  • Ability to operate an A.T.V. or Gator
  • Work various shifts as needed 7 days a week.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND:

Must be able to sit continuously on farm equipment for 12 hours at a time. Physical demands include walking, standing, bending, sitting, carrying and lifting. Must be able to continuously lift 50 pounds or more.

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Must be able to work outside under varied weather conditions and on uneven surfaces.  Exposure to extreme heat and wet and/or humid environment.  Exposure to cold weather, wind, dust, and agricultural chemicals. 

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be physically capable of operating a vehicle safely.
  • Must agree to maintain a Drug Free work place as a condition of employment with Gila River Farms maintains a drug free workplace

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