Department: Avi Kwa Ame Farms
Summary: The Farm Equipment Operator will be driving and also servicing multiple types of farm machinery. Types of machinery operated will be: laser leveler, balewagon, disc, and seeder. This operator will be required to service and keep machinery in operational condition throughout the year. This operator have to work night and weekend shifts.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Perform all field work necessary to prepare the ground for planting i.e. ripping, discing, leveling and planting.
- Observe and listen to machinery operation to detect equipment malfunctions.
- Adjust, repair and service farm machinery and notify supervisors when machinery malfunctions.
Qualifications: To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The Farm Equipment Operator must ensure that all activities are completed in a safe and efficient way. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. A Driver’s License is required.
- A high school diploma or GED is preferred.
- Experience operating farm machinery listed above.
- Must be able to pass a drug test.
- Must adhere to the Tribe’s Drug-Free Policy and agree to maintain a Drug-Free workplace.
- Regularly works outside in all weather conditions, exposed to desert temperatures, wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, vibrations and sharp objects. The noise level is usually moderate.
- Farm Equipment Operator is a physically strenuous and demanding job, frequently required to lift, pull and manage heavy equipment and objects.
- Specific vision requirements for this job include distance vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision and ability to focus.
- Regularly required to use hands to operate; objects, tools, controls and machinery.
Applications are available at http://mojaveindiantribe.com/
The Indian Preference Act will be enforced. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it. The Fort Mojave Indian Tribe reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.
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