NC Growers Assoc.
Vass, NC

H-2A Employer

Number of Workers Requested:  12

Workers will drive & operate farm equipment tractors, sprayers, combines, trucks, etc., to plant, cultivate and harvest row crops & maintain farms. Attach farm implements to tractor & operate to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize, spray, harvest. Will operate various farm equipment during harvest activities. Will adjust implements & equipment as necessary to ensure equipment is operating properly & at optimum performance. Will check pre-operation, monitor & maintain engine driven & mechanical equipment; i.e. check oil, coolant levels, refuel, lubricate with grease and make adjustments as necessary & required. Drive trucks & tow trailers to haul farm related materials, supplies, & harvested crops to designated locations as directed by supervisor. Must follow supervisors instructions. Work will be closely monitored & reviewed for quality. Much More- See Addendum C For Comprehensive Disclosure. Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds throughout the entire work day. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: Applicants must possess proper license (minimum class C or its foreign equivalent) to legally operate farm trucks on public highways in the jurisdictions involved in NC. Applicants must have a minimum of 3 months verifiable experience operating 125+ horsepower farm machinery. Must be able to lift 60 lbs. on a consistent basis throughout each workday. Workers must be able to work outdoors in variable weather conditions that include hot, cold, & rain. DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Workers will drive & operate farm equipment (tractors, sprayers, combines & trucks) to assist in growing/harvesting diversified row crops & performing general farm maintenance activities. Attach farm implements to tractor & operate to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize, spray, harvest. Will operate various farm equipment during harvest activities. Will adjust implements & equipment as necessary to ensure equipment is operating properly & at optimum performance. Will check pre-operation, monitor & maintain engine driven & mechanical equipment; i.e., check oil, coolant levels, refuel, lubricate with grease, & make adjustments as necessary & required. Drive trucks & tow trailers to haul farm related materials, supplies, & harvested crops to designated locations as directed by supervisor. May load & unload trucks & trailers by hand & or with forklift. May assist in mixing materials for spraying applications. Equipment Operation: Workers will be required to operate equipment (trucks, sprayers, tractors, combines, & forklifts at farm locations & its fields, owned & leased, & farm warehouses & farm sheds) during operations in the production & harvesting of diversified row crops & in performing general farm maintenance activities. Equipment operation will be paid at the hourly AEWR. Before any worker is required to operate a piece of equipment, the worker will be instructed in the proper & safe operation. Workers will be required to operate equipment according to instructions & in a manner that protects the operator, other workers, crops & equipment. Repeated failure to obey operating & safety instructions may result in termination. TRACTOR OPERATION DURING FIELD OPERATIONS: During field operations, workers may be required to drive a tractor pulling various implements, tow sprayers, trailers, etc., through the field or between fields. Workers will be instructed in the safety & operation of the tractor before driving the tractor. Tractors should be driven in a manner to protect operator, other workers, products, crops, & equipment. Repeated failure to obey safety requirements & operating instructions may result in termination.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  Yes
Months of Experience Required:  3
Special Requirements:
3 Months verifiable experience operating modern farm equipment 125+ horsepower required. Applicants must possess proper license(minimum Class C) or foreign equivalent to legally operate farm trucks on public highways in the jurisdictions involved in NC. See attachments for more details.
Number of Hours Per Week:  40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  7:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  The North Carolina Grower’s Association, Inc.
Trade Name/Doing Business As:  Nc Growers Assoc.
Location:  VassNC 28394
Telephone Number:  +19102452969

Worksite

Address:
NC Growers Association 230 Cameron Ave members filing
Vass, NC 28394
For H2 Jobs, upload DOL Job Order: job_order-9.pdf
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