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Job Description:

  • 1) Provides harvest crews for farmers and directs, coordinates, and oversees crew activities, such as field hauling and threshing: Contacts crop growers to ascertain time and method of harvesting.

  • 2) Inspects crops and fields to estimate acreage yield and determine loading requirements, land contours, road accessibility, and distances to storage or processing area.

  • 3) Prepares and submits bids to farmer to obtain harvest contract.

  • 4) Recruits, hires and orients crewmembers.

  • 5) Assigns workers to tasks involved in harvesting, loading, moving, and storing crops.

  • 6) Prepares and submits bids to farmers to provide work crews for farming activities, such as planting, pruning, and thinning fruit trees, setting posts, and weeding field crops.

  • 7) May supply, tend, adjust, and repair trucks and farm machines.

  • 8) May transport or arrange for transportation of workers.

  • 9) May be required to be licensed by state and federal authorities.

  • 10) May prepare production records and crew payroll.

  • 11) May be identified with crew activity as Contractor, Broomcorn Threshing; Contractor, Field Hauling.




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DOT:   409.117-010

Job Number: 4793